Saturday 20 January 2018

Shane Phelan: Molloy's spectre is still looming large over FAS

FAS director-general Rody Molloy resigned shortly after the Sunday Independent published the revelations.
FAS director-general Rody Molloy resigned shortly after the Sunday Independent published the revelations.
Shane Phelan

Shane Phelan

FOURTEEN months after his departure from FAS, the spectre of former director general Rody Molloy continues to haunt the state training agency. The controversy over his time as head of FAS has continued to run and run.

This has mainly been due to revelations that Department of Finance guidelines weren't followed in the negotiation of his severance package and continuing investigations into FAS by the Comptroller and Auditor General.

Now new information about payments that Molloy received for serving on a state board has raised even further questions about his stewardship of FAS.

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