FAS: far more urgency needed
Published 12/10/2011 | 05:00
FAS, the state training agency, was one of the worst-managed of the army of quangos which still proliferate in the Irish bureaucracy.
Its abolition and replacement by a new agency called SOLAS appeared to herald a better era.
That process began under the last government, itself battered by well-founded allegations of scandal and incompetence.