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# inkgate - Thursday 5 April, 2012

SF politician runs up £16k bill on printer toner cartridges (yes, again)

Sinn Féin MLA Pat Doherty ran up a bill of almost €20,000 on printer toner cartridges in two and a half years at Stormont.

# inkgate - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Ó Snodaigh: No plans to repay €50,000 ink cartridge bill

The Sinn Féin TD acknowledged the amount was “probably excessive”, but said the Oireachtas had not asked for it back.

# inkgate - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Prime numbers: The week in stats

Some people retiring, some people quitting, others starting new jobs, and some getting through an awful lot of printer ink…

# inkgate - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Higgins warned about abuse of parliamentary privilege over Belmayne 'lie' remarks

The Ceann Comhairle says Joe Higgins can’t use the Dáil “to make allegations against people who cannot defend themselves”.

Can you supply cheaper ink for our TDs? Leinster House wants to know

A tendering process to supply ‘print consumables’ to Leinster House closes at noon today. Get your bids in now!

# inkgate - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Charity wants Ó Snodaigh's spent ink cartridges to raise funds

The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation says it could use the €50,000 worth of spent printer cartridges to raise funds for brain damaged children.

Sinn Féin TD urged to ‘come clean’ over €50,000 use of Dáil printer cartridges

Aengus Ó Snodaigh says his use of 434 printer cartridges between 2007 and 2008 – costing over €50,000 – was merited.