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# Secretary General

Last year
NATO's top man to stay in role as UK fails in bid to see its Defence Minister get the job
Tanaiste supports Robert Watt’s position at Department of Health despite Holohan controversy
All time
Humanity 'heading into uncharted territory of destruction' due to climate change, says UN
Working conditions for non-consultant hospital doctors must change, senior civil servant says
'Who's running the country?': Sec Gen 'snub' of Oireachtas committee raised with Taoiseach
John Callinan has been appointed as Ireland's top civil servant
Department of Health confirms Robert Watt is now in receipt of full €292,000 salary
Top civil servant declines to answer questions about Cabinet leaks during 'mischievous' committee
Robert Watt appointed head of Department of Health and says he will waive €81k pay rise for now
'A forced marriage wouldn't make a good government: Varadkar continues to rule out Sinn Féin coalition
Newly released documents show Donohoe's department 'strongly' recommended against broadband plan
Change of plans: Barrister to head up review into Justice Department's email trawl
Ban Ki-Moon bids a final farewell as UN Secretary General
Why does no one want to run the Department of Justice?
The Health Department's new Secretary General has a masters from Harvard
There is a massive gender divide in the civil service
After refusing to back him for 80 days, Frances Fitzgerald now needs a new secretary general
80 days in and we still don't know if Frances Fitzgerald has confidence in her top civil servant
President Higgins has a new senior aide
John Moran: There was no sinister reason for my resignation
Platini and UEFA leaning towards multi-city Euro 2020
UN 'concerned and disappointed' over Israel's settlement plans
Dáil's public spending watchdog hauls bosses in over health overspend
Reports that Defence Forces troops to be cut are 'speculation'
€85k spent on hiring internal candidate to succeed Cardiff is 'best practice'
Kevin Cardiff's Department of Finance successor named
Cardiff could go back to old job - but has one day to apply
Ban Ki-moon secures second term as UN head
Ban Ki-moon will seek second term as UN head