Renua will continue to be able to claim more than €250,000 a year in taxpayers’ funding - despite not having any elected representatives.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019
Eight lobbyists were threatened with court proceedings last year by the ethics watchdog over alleged breaches of regulations, the Irish Examiner can reveal.
Thu, 07 Feb, 2019
Health policy was the area that our politicians and government departments were most lobbied about last year.
Thu, 28 Jun, 2018
A former Fine Gael councillor caught on camera by an undercover reporter seeking £10,000 in cash in return for business favours is set to be brought before an ethics watchdog over the controversy in September.
Sat, 28 Apr, 2018
Fine Gael deputy leader James Reilly last night said he has provided fresh documentation on donations to his failed Dáil election campaign after being referred to gardaí by Ireland’s political finances watchdog.
Sun, 15 Jan, 2017
The articulate Waterford Fine Gael TD has long clashed with his boss, and Nama’s Northern Ireland loan portfolio is just the latest flashpoint, writes Daniel McConnell.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2016
Cash-strapped Fine Gael has laid staff off from its head office. Its state funding was reduced following its disastrous election.
Mon, 25 Jul, 2016
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
Politicians have been warned to stop using Oireachtas envelopes paid for by taxpayers to send out general election leaflets after "a number" of TDs and Senators were caught misusing the service.
Fri, 20 Nov, 2015
Wed, 04 Nov, 2015
I HAVE a friend who went to a posh Munster boarding school back in the 1970s. When the lights went out every night in the dorm the competition would always begin with the words: "My father has two Zetors."
Thu, 22 May, 2014
Dublin City Council ignored a low-cost alternative before it went to the High Court and incurred hefty legal bills attempting to overturn the findings of an investigation by a political ethics body.
Thu, 15 May, 2014
New figures from the State’s ethics watchdog reveal that €17,000 in political donations were declared by TDs, senators and MEPs for the whole of last year.
Sat, 01 Mar, 2014
Independent TDs and senators received €713,885 in unvouched and untaxed allowances on top of their salaries last year.
Thu, 31 May, 2012
INDEPENDENT TD Michael Healy-Rae has bowed to pressure to pay €2,600 for thousands of phonecalls made within Dáil Eireann that helped him win a television show.
Thu, 30 Jun, 2011
Fri, 06 May, 2011
Mon, 25 Apr, 2011
IRISH political parties must keep proper books and accounts and have them independently audited, an independent report on corruption and transparency of party funding has said.
Tue, 26 Jan, 2010
OIREACHTAS politicians have been chastised for passing on their €2.7 million worth of postage privileges to local election candidates.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2009
LIBERTAS founder Declan Ganley is to launch his European political movement in Brussels tomorrow.
Wed, 10 Dec, 2008
MORE than €700,000 in political donations was accepted by TDs last year, it was revealed yesterday.
Wed, 23 Apr, 2008
THE opposition parties are intent on misleading the public when they state that the Taoiseach is not tax compliant.
Sat, 26 Jan, 2008
Ireland must continue adopting anti-corruption measures to increase public confidence in state bodies, it was claimed today.
Mon, 03 Jul, 2006
GREEN Party leader Trevor Sargent yesterday launched a withering Dáil attack on junior minister Frank Fahey over his private business dealings, calling on the Galway West TD to be sacked.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2006
Transport Minister Martin Cullen is facing questions over a trip he took with three advisors to a Malaysian island in February 2003.
Sat, 05 Feb, 2005
An eagerly-awaited report into how Minister for Transport Martin Cullen awarded lucrative PR contracts was leaked to the media before presented to the Dáil, it was claimed today.
Wed, 26 Jan, 2005
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