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# Expenses

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The Advisers: Meet the small group who have run the country since 2011, for €3.1 million a year
Ten senior politicians cost the State more than €700,000 each since 2011
Alan Shatter says €12 claim for passport photos is a 'totally false story'
A British politician claimed back 9p for his 321-metre journey
How much has Joan Burton's department spent on consultants?
FF candidate says he 'never got a letter' over expenses claims... but he got THREE
Think our politicians are bad? This first lady is giving out over price of hairdressers' house calls
Billionaire's soon-to-be ex-wife requests $1 million per month child support
Fine Gael row with TDs over funding 'like a Merc owner giving out about Fords Escorts':
Here's where Government saved almost €2 million last year
This councillor is refusing to claim any expenses in 2015
File sent to DPP over Donegal councillor's expenses
Enda Kenny: Sinn Féin expenses north of the border 'off the richter scale'
Generous kidney donors to get income tax exemption on expenses
Judges claim €1.67 million in expenses - But who cost the most?
Ministers WILL have to pay water charges for their second homes, after all
A British government minister quit because he couldn't make enough money to live in London
'If he'd been a kid from a disadvantaged area stealing €4k he might have got a different sentence'
Ivor Callely sentenced to five months in prison
All 37 Donegal councillors got a new Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 costing over €12k
Willie O'Dea: What Ivor Callely did was wrong and the man has to take his punishment
No decision yet: Sentencing of former minister Ivor Callely delayed
Councillor claimed expenses "recklessly" and "did not act in good faith"
Noel Rock: I'm taking €0 expenses – here's why
Noel Rock
Seanad committee wins appeal over Ivor Callelly expense claims
No surprises as Irish broadband prices one of the highest in EU
CVs on the way to Shatter for charities regulator board positions
This is how the government plans to tackle the politicians' allowance bill
Aaron McKenna: Ask your council candidates to pledge to publish receipts for their expenses
Aaron McKenna
'A nice bonus at Christmas time': Dublin mayor's pay-cut benefits 50 community groups
FG candidate defends no expenses pledge after party colleague calls him a 'tosser'
TDs and Senators who lose their seats could face court action over unspent allowances
New law will abolish ministerial severance payments and cut politicians’ allowances
TDs and Senators given advice to counter 'disingenuous annual media yarn' on allowances
'Slopping out' to end in Mountjoy this year
One in five parents to take children out of school early for holidays