The annual report from the Comptroller and Auditor General of Ireland has highlighted a number of areas of financial mismanagement in the government, resulting in a waste of taxpayer's money. Among the issues raised were:
A genealogy project that was supposed to result in most church records of births, marriages and deaths being entered on a computer data base by next year is running behind schedule. The C&AG reports that it will be a further 20 to 25 years before it is complete.
Details on this and other financially mismanaged projects may be found at http://www.emigrant.ie/article.asp?iCategoryID=9&iArticleID=48231