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#Expenses

# expenses - Monday 11 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Around the world - This is where Varadkar and our ministers are heading for St Patrick’s Day St Patrick's Day

Around the world - This is where Varadkar and our ministers are heading for St Patrick’s Day

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will visit US President Donald Trump this St Patrick’s Day.

# expenses - Saturday 9 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Business-class flights and 5-star hotels: Here's how much the Government spent on St Patrick's Day trips in 2018 Ireland Connected

Business-class flights and 5-star hotels: Here's how much the Government spent on St Patrick's Day trips in 2018

Figures obtained under FOI show how each Department spent on St Patrick’s Day last year.

# expenses - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Elaborate system for workers to vouch for modest expenses': Mary Lou and Leo clash over Revenue changes Taxes

# expenses - Monday 19 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie PAYE workers could lose out on benefit of tax cuts as Revenue reviews expense flat rate Tax

PAYE workers could lose out on benefit of tax cuts as Revenue reviews expense flat rate

A number of categories like shop assistants, actors and journalists will have their flat-rate expenses withdrawn from 1 January.

# expenses - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie John 'The Bull’ O’Donoghue wants on the Fianna Fáil ticket in next year's local elections Kerry

John 'The Bull’ O’Donoghue wants on the Fianna Fáil ticket in next year's local elections

O’Donoghue resigned as Ceann Comhairle in 2009 following an expenses controversy.

# expenses - Thursday 20 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ian Paisley Jr keeps seat as recall petition for by-election fails House Of Commons

Ian Paisley Jr keeps seat as recall petition for by-election fails

The petition followed Paisley’s failure to declare two family holidays that were paid for by the Sri Lankan government.

# expenses - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ian Paisley Jr has been suspended from the House of Commons and the DUP Fighting On

Ian Paisley Jr has been suspended from the House of Commons and the DUP

The suspension follows Paisley’s failure to declare two family holidays that were paid for by the Sri Lankan government.

# expenses - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ian Paisley Jr suspended from House of Commons over paid Sri Lanka trips with his family Ceylon Farewell

Ian Paisley Jr suspended from House of Commons over paid Sri Lanka trips with his family

The trips included ‘business-class air travel and helicopter flights’.

# expenses - Thursday 12 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Dáil parties got €7.63m in expenses last year - with Fianna Fáil taking the biggest slice Political Parties

Dáil parties got €7.63m in expenses last year - with Fianna Fáil taking the biggest slice

Sipo has released details of expenses for 2017.

# expenses - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A cloud over British politics': Tories won't face criminal charges for Battlebus expenses Nothing To Declare

'A cloud over British politics': Tories won't face criminal charges for Battlebus expenses

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he was “surprised” at the decision not to press charges.

# expenses - Thursday 20 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Family Support Agency board member overclaimed €40k in expenses Travel Expenses

Family Support Agency board member overclaimed €40k in expenses

“Obviously, in hindsight, it was wrong, there is no question about that,” Richard Hickey said.

# expenses - Sunday 5 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Senator declares Mayo home is now 200m closer to Leinster House so will receive fewer expenses An Honest Day's Work

Senator declares Mayo home is now 200m closer to Leinster House so will receive fewer expenses

Michelle Mulherin told relevant authorities that route changes knocked her travel distance just below the 240km threshold for greater allowances.

# expenses - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Councillors across the country are getting a pay rise (except for ones in Dublin, Cork and Galway) Local Government

Councillors across the country are getting a pay rise (except for ones in Dublin, Cork and Galway)

Municipal councillors will soon be entitled to €1,000 extra.

# expenses - Sunday 22 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie It has cost over €360,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims Donegal County Council

It has cost over €360,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims Exclusive

Sipo has ruled that Brian Ó Domhnaill contravened ethics legislation, something he has strongly denied.

# expenses - Monday 2 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has spent over €133 million on referendums since the start of the century Voting Costs

Ireland has spent over €133 million on referendums since the start of the century

15 separate referendums have been held in Ireland since 2001.

# expenses - Saturday 22 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie It has cost €350,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims SIPO

It has cost €350,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims Exclusive

The disputed expense claims date back to 2006 and 2007, when Brian Ó Domhnaill was a member of Donegal County Council.

# expenses - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# expenses - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie St Patrick's Day flights for Taoiseach's entourage cost €37,334 Washington

St Patrick's Day flights for Taoiseach's entourage cost €37,334

Delays and uncertainty in the formation of a new government meant the tickets were booked just four days in advance – costing €9,257 for Enda Kenny alone.

# expenses - Saturday 14 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Outgoing Dáil Chairmen paid €17,626 in February and March, despite overseeing just four hours of debate Barrett And Kitt

Outgoing Dáil Chairmen paid €17,626 in February and March, despite overseeing just four hours of debate

As Ceann Comhairle and Leas Ceann Comhairle, Seán Barrett and Michael Kitt continued to be paid salary and expenses, even when the Dáil was broken up for the election.

From TheJournal.ie TDs claimed more than €500,000 in expenses during March - despite only sitting twice Settling In

TDs claimed more than €500,000 in expenses during March - despite only sitting twice

It brings to €3.4 million the amount known to have been paid to TDs and Ministers between the general election and the formation of the new government.

# expenses - Monday 25 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: How much have TDs and ministers been paid since the election? Factcheck

FactCheck: How much have TDs and ministers been paid since the election?

And are they really “doing nothing”? TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck is on the case.

# expenses - Sunday 24 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'There's no wrongdoing here': Katherine Zappone defends Dáil travel expenses Expenses

'There's no wrongdoing here': Katherine Zappone defends Dáil travel expenses

Zappone said the route she uses is the fastest and most efficient in terms of saving time.

# expenses - Sunday 31 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The Advisers: Meet the small group who have run the country since 2011, for €3.1 million a year Behind The Curtain

The Advisers: Meet the small group who have run the country since 2011, for €3.1 million a year

Which minister spends most on their own staff? A new analysis of official figures by TheJournal.ie

# expenses - Friday 18 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ten senior politicians cost the State more than €700,000 each since 2011 Expenses

Ten senior politicians cost the State more than €700,000 each since 2011

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been the most expensive, receiving more than €780,000 in pay and expenses.

# expenses - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Alan Shatter says €12 claim for passport photos is a 'totally false story' Shatter-ing Myths

Alan Shatter says €12 claim for passport photos is a 'totally false story'

The former justice minister is back in the news this week.

# expenses - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A British politician claimed back 9p for his 321-metre journey Expenses

A British politician claimed back 9p for his 321-metre journey

Rob Wilson has made 160 claims for under £1.

# expenses - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How much has Joan Burton's department spent on consultants? Social Protection

How much has Joan Burton's department spent on consultants?

It’s a bit tricky to arrive at an exact figure.

# expenses - Friday 15 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie FF candidate says he 'never got a letter' over expenses claims... but he got THREE By-election This post contains videos

FF candidate says he 'never got a letter' over expenses claims... but he got THREE

Bobby Aylward was among over a hundred politicians who received letters about over-claiming expenses six years ago.

# expenses - Sunday 1 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Think our politicians are bad? This first lady is giving out over price of hairdressers' house calls Cutting Remarks

# expenses - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Billionaire's soon-to-be ex-wife requests $1 million per month child support High Maintenance

Billionaire's soon-to-be ex-wife requests $1 million per month child support

The expenses include $6,800 a month in groceries.

# expenses - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael row with TDs over funding 'like a Merc owner giving out about Fords Escorts': Owning The Road

Fine Gael row with TDs over funding 'like a Merc owner giving out about Fords Escorts':

TheJournal.ie would like to state that there is nothing wrong with Ford Escorts.

# expenses - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here's where Government saved almost €2 million last year Expenses

Here's where Government saved almost €2 million last year

… but millions were still spent.

# expenses - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This councillor is refusing to claim any expenses in 2015 None For Me Thanks

This councillor is refusing to claim any expenses in 2015

Will others follow suit?

# expenses - Friday 19 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie File sent to DPP over Donegal councillor's expenses Expenses

File sent to DPP over Donegal councillor's expenses

Former councillor Dessie Larkin claimed he was at two meetings at the one time.

# expenses - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny: Sinn Féin expenses north of the border 'off the richter scale' Spotlight

Enda Kenny: Sinn Féin expenses north of the border 'off the richter scale'

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

From TheJournal.ie Generous kidney donors to get income tax exemption on expenses Gift Of Life

Generous kidney donors to get income tax exemption on expenses

The aim is to ensure that donors do not lose out financially when they donate a kidney.

# expenses - Thursday 23 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# expenses - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Judges claim €1.67 million in expenses - But who cost the most? Legal Costs

Judges claim €1.67 million in expenses - But who cost the most?

One judge cost the state €45,222 in expenses.

# expenses - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ministers WILL have to pay water charges for their second homes, after all Not So Fast

Ministers WILL have to pay water charges for their second homes, after all

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s Saturday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

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