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The outgoing Head of the Institute of Directors is conducting an external review of Tony Holohan’s posting to Trinity College

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Outgoing executive director of the Institute of Directors, Maura Quinn, will conduct an external review of the controversial process surrounding the proposed secondment of Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan to Trinity College.

Minister of Health Stephen Donnelly said today it will also review the research proposal to examine “findings and recommendations” that could inform future such initiatives.

“Ms Quinn has offered to conduct this review pro bono and will report back to me in June. It is my intention to publish the report once it has been reviewed,” he said.

The brief is intended to determine “learning” from the process related to the proposed secondment of the Chief Medical Officer as Professor of Public Health Strategy and Leadership and the related research proposal.

It will also make recommendations that could influence future such initiatives.

Ms. Quinn is an experienced chartered director with over 14 years of experience on various boards across a variety of sectors.

Two weeks ago it turned out that Dr. Holohan would transfer to Trinity but would remain an employee of the Department of Health.

He would be seconded for an indefinite period.

He would keep his salary of 187,000 euros paid by the department, no payment from Trinity.

After an interruption of the proceedings by Taoiseach Micheál Martin, Dr. Holohan announced that he would not be taking up the appointment.

The minister didn’t know he was going to be deputized until he read about it in the media.

He thought he was leaving the department.

In a briefing note and correspondence from Health Department Secretary-General Robert Watt last week, it emerged that he had made a commitment to Trinity that until Dr.

It was suggested it would come through the Health Research Board, but the panel said it played no part in it and had already allocated its entire budget for this year.

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