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#Travel allowance

# travel-allowance - 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.

# travel-allowance - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Joe Higgins to seek legal advice over travel expenses

Authorities in the Houses of the Oireachtas have already said that they too are talking to lawyers over whether TDs can use travel expenses to attend meetings.

# travel-allowance - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Oireachtas to seek legal advice over TDs using travel expenses

A statement said the Oireachtas “had never envisaged” that TDs would use the allowance for travelling to meetings about the household charge.

# travel-allowance - 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.

# travel-allowance - 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.

# travel-allowance - 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.