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#TD Expenses

# td-expenses - Friday 11 January, 2019

TDs claim €1,000 in subsistence payments for five-day Swiss trip

These expenses do not not cover the cost of travel, hotel, taxis, telephone or car parking.

# td-expenses - Friday 6 July, 2012

Column: TD expenses controversy misses the point

If TDs are found to be misusing travel allowances but didn’t know about it, writes Eoin O’Malley, maybe the rules are the problem…

# td-expenses - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Higgins slams 'manufactured controversy' over use of TDs expenses

Independent TD Thomas Pringle said that he did not use expenses to travel around the country to urge people to boycott the household charge as other independent deputies have done.

# td-expenses - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Oireachtas confirms Pearse Doherty did NOT breach expenses rules

Leinster House affirms that Pearse Doherty’s travel expenses would more than cover the amount he received.

# td-expenses - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Pearse Doherty to meet with Oireachtas after 'conflicting' statements over €8k

Sinn Féin says its finance spokesperson has received conflicting information from the Oireachtas on his use of €8,000 in travel allowances to hire staff and whether he can retrospectively put it towards the cost of a car purchase.

# td-expenses - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Oireachtas seeks clarification over Pearse Doherty's use of €8k expenses

The Sinn Féin TD wants to put the money used for the employment of constituency workers towards the cost of a car in order to satisfy Oireachtas rules but it’s not clear if he can.

# td-expenses - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Column: We’re all in this together? Yeah, right.

Politicians tell us we’re all in the same boat – but their expenses and other wasteful decisions tell a different story, writes former trader Nick Leeson.

# td-expenses - Friday 3 February, 2012

Taoiseach, Noonan, Howlin among ministers claiming unvouched TDs' expenses

While the country struggles under immense financial pressure, eight cabinet ministers take expenses that can’t be audited.

This is how much your TD claimed in expenses in 2011

Figures released by the Oireachtas detail exactly how much every TD in the country claimed in expenses from the day they got elected until the end of December 2011.

# td-expenses - Thursday 2 February, 2012

The TDs who were paid less than €50k in expenses - and why

We look at how the majority of the 31st Dáil representatives were paid allowances in 2011.

In full: 1 in 5 TDs claimed more than €50k in expenses last year

34 TDs in the 31st Dail claimed over €50,000 in expenses from the Oireachtas last year – here’s the full list.