# expenses - Yesterday’s News
Former councillor Dessie Larkin claimed he was at two meetings at the one time.
# expenses - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
His comments came after BBC Spotlight revealed that Sinn Féin MLAs claimed almost £700,000 for research purposes in the last decade.
# expenses - Tuesday 11 November, 2014
The aim is to ensure that donors do not lose out financially when they donate a kidney.
# expenses - Thursday 23 October, 2014
# expenses - Thursday 16 October, 2014
One judge cost the state €45,222 in expenses.
# expenses - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
The Department of Finance confirmed that a loophole allowing ministers to claim the charges as an expense was set to be closed.
# expenses - Saturday 23 August, 2014
It’s Saturday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.
# expenses - Tuesday 12 August, 2014
Mark Simmonds said he wants to focus on his family.
# expenses - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has been reacting to the Ivor Callely sentencing today.
# expenses - Monday 28 July, 2014
The ex-Senator pleaded guilty to making a false expenses claims.
The average cost for an Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 is between €290-€350.
A former Fianna Fáil colleague of jailed Ivor Callely has been speaking today.
# expenses - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
The ex-Senator has already pleaded guilty to making a false expenses claims.
# expenses - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
Donegal councillor Pádraig Doherty contravened sections of the Local Government Act and the Code of Conduct for councillors.
# expenses - Sunday 18 May, 2014
Unvouched expenses would not be tolerated in the any other business, and taxpayers shouldn’t have to tolerate it either.
# expenses - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
The Supreme Court voted 4-3 in favour of the Seanad Committee on Members’ Interests.
# expenses - Tuesday 25 March, 2014
The price difference in advertised broadband between some EU countries can be as much as 400 per cent.
# expenses - Monday 3 March, 2014
# expenses - Friday 24 January, 2014
The Justice Minister has announced that he’s looking for board members for the Charities Regulatory Authority.
Yesterday Minister Brendan Howlin introduced new legislation in the Dail which will keep closer checks on how TDs and Senators spend the money.
# expenses - Tuesday 31 December, 2013
The only way to affect real change in politics is at the ballot box. Ask you local council candidate whether they plan to voluntarily publish receipts for their expenses. If they will, tell them you’ll vote for them. If not, good luck and goodbye.
# expenses - Wednesday 18 December, 2013
Dermot Looney’s decision to surrender part of his salary has worked out well for dozens of community groups in the south of the capital.
# expenses - Tuesday 17 December, 2013
Noel Rock has been criticised by sitting Fine Gael councillor Professor Bill Tormey over a pledge to take no expenses if elected next year and an incorrect claim that councillors can claim up to €60,000 per year.
# expenses - Wednesday 23 October, 2013
A new bill published yesterday will ensure that unspent allowances from TDs and Senators are repaid for the first time.
# expenses - Tuesday 22 October, 2013
The government has published the Oireachtas Ministerial and Parliamentary Offices Amendment Bill 2013 today which will deal with the controversial party leaders’ allowance.
# expenses - Friday 11 October, 2013
TDs and Senators have been told to point out that “most if not all members” will have exceeded the minimum number of attendance days to qualify for allowances. In fact, just 15 TDs and four Senators have reached the required number of days.
# expenses - Monday 26 August, 2013
Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.
# expenses - Wednesday 19 June, 2013
Meanwhile, Operation Acer has seen a reduction of burglaries by more than 10 per cent since its introduction.
# expenses - Sunday 16 June, 2013
The average primary school pupil misses 11 out of 183 days of a school year.
# expenses - Thursday 30 May, 2013
SIPO has been investigating allegations over Brian Ó Domhnaill’s expenses while on Donegal County Council since last year.
# expenses - Monday 4 March, 2013
Several people in a new survey said their financial situation had become so tight that they had to leave their car off the road for weeks or even months.
# expenses - Wednesday 13 February, 2013
On National No Smoking Day, Joan Conway tells how she gave up smoking at 45 – after first taking up the habit at the tender age of 17.
# expenses - Saturday 19 January, 2013
The bureaucracy, waste and profligacy of the EU repulses many people, writes Aaron McKenna – so is it any surprise the UK might want to exit?
# expenses - Saturday 22 December, 2012
€16,079 worth of expenses were deemed to be ‘ineligible’.
# expenses - Wednesday 5 December, 2012
There’s also an across-the-board cut for political expenses, while severance pay for office holders will be scrapped.
# expenses - Tuesday 27 November, 2012
Yes, expenses need reform – but we need a larger conversation too, writes Sarah O’Neill.
# expenses - Friday 2 November, 2012
The Committee on Standards and Privileges said the illegitimate expenses claims by MacShane were worth £12,900 (€16,070) but that he had since repaid the amount in full.
# expenses - Monday 1 October, 2012
224 of the 226 members of the Dáil and Seanad were paid allowances in August, even though both houses were in recess.
# expenses - Tuesday 25 September, 2012
More than two thirds of people surveyed have a pension – but many are finding it too difficult to keep up with monthly financial commitments.