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# Political Donations

This year
Donohoe confirms breach of 2020 election rules, says he was unaware of details last week
Taoiseach says Donohoe told him businessman Michael Stone would be making a statement in advance of his Dáil statement.
Explainer: Why is Paschal Donohoe in hot water over his expense declarations?
Sinn Féin have said that the Public Expenditure Minister’s explanation was “simply not credible”.
Last year
Sinn Féin receive highest amount in disclosed political donations last year
Donations made by TDs, Senators, MEPs across six political parties amounted to €193,511.
Ethics watchdog rules out overhauling guidelines for political parties
The review came after concerns were raised about Irish political parties who work and contest elections in multiple jurisdictions.
All time
Fine Gael on top as Sipo reveals political donations list for 2019
Donations disclosed by Irish political parties last year totalled €175,576.
Irish-American businessmen (including Labour TD's brother) donate over €2k to Alan Kelly and Joan Freeman
TDs and senators received almost €6,500 in donations.
Packers star Rodgers donates hefty sum to California wildfire relief and recovery fund
The NFL ace has pledged $1 million to the cause.
Column: 'Our laws governing political donations don't work for democracy'
If the purpose of the Electoral Acts is to protect our democracy from undue influence from wealthy individuals, then it has not accomplished this, writes Anna Visser.
Sinn Féin accused of 'pitching Galway tent' after getting $400k from US-based donors has obtained the latest donation statement from the party’s US fundraising branch (although that cash can’t be spent in Ireland).
Facebook friends, prostitutes, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers
Plus: How many Irish students say they’re not having sex?
239 politicians disclose total of €3,800 donations in 2012
TDs, Senators and MEPs are only legally required to disclose donations if a single donor gives more than €634.87.
Political donations, pregnancies and Love/Hate: The week in numbers
How many women in Ireland smoke? Were consumers panicked by Budget announcements? And how many people watched Darren die?
Noonan rejects Moriarty recommendation on tax relief for political donations
The finance minister says lower limits on the amount individuals can donate will limit the impact that high earners can have.
Column: Remember how SIPO went after politicians for fiddling their expenses? Me neither
There were two elections and two referendums last year – and yet, political parties received just €31k in donations. What’s going on, asks Aaron McKenna.
Ireland's politicians disclose €378,920 in donations for 2011
TDs, Senators and MEPs who served in roles in 2011 are required to disclose donations above €634.87 from one person.
Government unveils details of plans for political funding reform
The new measures include details of gender quotas as well as new lower limits on the donations that parties can accept.
Ó Cuív unable to donate severance pay to Fianna Fáil
The former government minister Éamon Ó Cuív was unable to donate his ministerial severance pay package to the party who could “badly do with it at present”.
Nobody home: FF benches empty for discussion on FF bill
Fianna Fáil’s private bill on Political Donations is defeated – as a Labour TD asks where the party has disappeared to…
Fianna Fáil proposes referendum on political donations rights
Fianna Fáil will tonight table a Bill moving a referendum so that people without voting rights cannot donate or campaign.
Greens say they'll call an election, if they don't get what they want
But how do Fianna Fáil feel?
FG cracks reappear as Creighton condemns ‘cute hoor’ politics
The Dublin South East TD hits out at donations from developers.