GARDAI have been overpaid by almost €2 million in pay and pensions but the force does not have enough staff assigned to get the money back.
An internal audit report has said that chunks of the money will end up being written off because of difficulties in recovering it.
The report on financial controls, prepared for Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan and obtained under FOI by Right to Know, also said there were not enough staff to recoup the money.
At one stage, not a single person was responsible for collecting the significant amount of money owed.
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