The Chief Executive of the Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board told the Public Accounts Committee yesterday that the former CEO and Vice Chairperson of the Board...
...signed a 20 year lease on Block E in the Bray Civic Centre for a rent of 5.72 million euro, without any approval.
After further questioning by Sinn Fein T.D.s it was revealed that fit out costs for the premises is expected to exceed a further 3 million.
In her opening address Dr Deirdre Keyes, who was appointed last June as the replacement of Sean Ashe, said the board will continue to co-operate fully with the ongoing garda investigation into irregularities at the state body.
Doctor Keyes said significant resources had been put in place to assist investigators.