Pat Rabbitte, the communications minister has appointed his former constituency organiser to a state board…
Noel Ward the deputy general secretary of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation was appointed to the board of Ordnance Survey Ireland despite not having applied for the role following a public advertisement by the department.
…The Labour Minister has placed a number of other people with party links on state boards. Last month he appointed Willie Scally, a policy adviser to former Labour Leader Dick Springto the board of An Post. James Wrynn, a former director of elections for the Labour party, to the same board.
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