O’Reilly presenting Lost at Sea report to Oireachtas committee

The Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly will appear before the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries and Food this morning to discuss her Special Report on the Lost at Sea Scheme, which she found was ‘contrary to fair and sound administration’.”

The committeen initially refused to meet her, but relented in the face of concerted pressure.

Fine Gael says this should be the first step to a full parliamentary investigation into the Lost at Sea Scheme which should involve former Marine Minister Frank Fahey, Department Officials and others.