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#Expenses

# expenses - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

# expenses - Monday 19 November, 2018

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A number of categories like shop assistants, actors and journalists will have their flat-rate expenses withdrawn from 1 January.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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

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

# expenses - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

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

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.

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# expenses - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

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

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

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

… but millions were still spent.

# expenses - Thursday 1 January, 2015

This councillor is refusing to claim any expenses in 2015

Will others follow suit?

# expenses - Friday 19 December, 2014

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

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

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

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# expenses - Thursday 16 October, 2014

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

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

# expenses - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

A British government minister quit because he couldn't make enough money to live in London

Mark Simmonds said he wants to focus on his family.

# expenses - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

'If he'd been a kid from a disadvantaged area stealing €4k he might have got a different sentence'

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has been reacting to the Ivor Callely sentencing today.

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