SIPO probe finds Councillor Hugh McElvaney breached ethics laws during undercover investigation

SIPO probe finds Councillor Hugh McElvaney breached ethics laws during undercover investigation

An investigation has found that Monaghan County Councillor Hugh McElvaney breached ethics laws.

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Councillors secretly filmed by RTÉ found to have contravened ethics laws

Councillors secretly filmed by RTÉ found to have contravened ethics laws

Two councillors who were featured in an undercover investigation by RTÉ have been found to have contravened ethics laws during the secretly filmed meetings with a fictitious company.

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Ethics watchdog SIPO warn about online ads and spending

Ethics watchdog SIPO warn about online ads and spending

The State’s ethics watchdog has again called for tighter laws around political spending, and has warned that there are currently no limits imposed on how much online advertising a third party can buy during a referendum.

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Political parties shared total of €6m in state funding in 2017

Political parties shared total of €6m in state funding in 2017

Eight political parties shared state funding totalling almost €6 million in 2017, new figures released to day have revealed.

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