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Councillor claimed expenses "recklessly" and "did not act in good faith"
# Donegal
# Donegal

Councillor claimed expenses "recklessly" and "did not act in good faith"

Jun 17th 2014, 11:33 AM 6,474 Views 23 Comments

Donegal councillor Pádraig Doherty contravened sections of the Local Government Act and the Code of Conduct for councillors.

Politicians warned not to use pre-paid Oireachtas envelopes for electoral purposes
# Inappropriate Use
# Inappropriate Use

Politicians warned not to use pre-paid Oireachtas envelopes for electoral purposes

May 13th 2014, 6:14 PM 9,825 Views 54 Comments

If a candidate uses the envelopes inappropriately it’s regarded as an election expense and must be accounted for.

86 per cent of Irish people believe corruption is a major problem
# Standards
# Standards

86 per cent of Irish people believe corruption is a major problem

Jul 21st 2012, 6:49 PM 5,766 Views 52 Comments

Some 36 per cent of respondents said they believed they were personally affected by corruption in their daily lives, according to the latest report by the Standards in Public Office Commission.

Dublin councillor committed 'minor' breach of ethics guidelines - SIPO
# Investigation
# Investigation

Dublin councillor committed 'minor' breach of ethics guidelines - SIPO

Feb 16th 2012, 4:00 PM 4,380 Views 14 Comments

However a report by the Standards Commission said that the contraventions by Oisin Quinn were inadvertent.