HSE officials who were involved in the Grace foster abuse case who are still in their jobs are now subject to disciplinary procedures, Director General Tony O'Brien has confirmed, writes Daniel McConnell and Fiachra O Cionnaith.
HSE director general Tony O'Brien has been forced to admit a senior official directly involved in the 'Grace' foster abuse scandal is continuing to work in the public service - despite previously claiming this is not the case.
Considerable inconsistencies exist in the HSE’s evidence to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and one of the main reports into the Grace foster abuse scandal, it has been claimed.
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has branded suggestions he should resign due to his role in the Grace foster abuse case as “ridiculous”, insisting he has “nothing to do” with the scandal, writes Fiachra O'Cionnaith and Daniel McConnell
The sister of a child who spent time in the same foster home where 'Grace' lived has spoken out about her family's experience.
Latest: The HSE has agreed to write to TDs next week, amid claims it misled the Public Accounts Committee about its handling of the Grace case.
Latest: The Cabinet has agreed to revise the terms of reference for the so-called 'Grace' inquiry.
A final vote on the terms of reference for the 'Grace' inquiry has been deferred until tomorrow.
She revealed how she "felt very suicidal" when she first heard that there was something wrong.
Information about communications between the Gardaí and the HSE has been released to RTÉ under the Freedom of Information Act.