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#Political Donations

# political-donations - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Fine Gael on top as Sipo reveals political donations list for 2019
# Watchdog
# Watchdog

Fine Gael on top as Sipo reveals political donations list for 2019

Nov 24th 2020, 12:23 PM 19,049 Views 60 Comments

Donations disclosed by Irish political parties last year totalled €175,576.

# political-donations - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Irish-American businessmen (including Labour TD's brother) donate over €2k to Alan Kelly and Joan Freeman
# Political Donations
# Political Donations

Irish-American businessmen (including Labour TD's brother) donate over €2k to Alan Kelly and Joan Freeman

Apr 25th 2019, 12:13 PM 26,521 Views 26 Comments

TDs and senators received almost €6,500 in donations.

# political-donations - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Packers star Rodgers donates hefty sum to California wildfire relief and recovery fund
# Million Dollar Bill
From The42
# Million Dollar Bill

Packers star Rodgers donates hefty sum to California wildfire relief and recovery fund

Nov 22nd 2018, 10:58 AM 2,719 Views 3 Comments

The NFL ace has pledged $1 million to the cause.

# political-donations - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Column: 'Our laws governing political donations don't work for democracy'
# Electoral Acts
# Electoral Acts

Column: 'Our laws governing political donations don't work for democracy'

Jan 3rd 2018, 7:00 AM 9,350 Views 23 Comments

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.

# political-donations - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Sinn Féin accused of 'pitching Galway tent' after getting $400k from US-based donors
# Pass The Hat
# Pass The Hat

Sinn Féin accused of 'pitching Galway tent' after getting $400k from US-based donors

Jun 3rd 2015, 6:40 PM 30,586 Views 247 Comments

TheJournal.ie has obtained the latest donation statement from the party’s US fundraising branch (although that cash can’t be spent in Ireland).

# political-donations - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Facebook friends, prostitutes, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Facebook friends, prostitutes, and Garth Brooks: The week in numbers

Jul 5th 2014, 7:30 PM 14,997 Views 6 Comments

Plus: How many Irish students say they’re not having sex?

# political-donations - Friday 15 February, 2013

239 politicians disclose total of €3,800 donations in 2012
# Donations
# Donations

239 politicians disclose total of €3,800 donations in 2012

Feb 15th 2013, 5:17 PM 6,258 Views 14 Comments

TDs, Senators and MEPs are only legally required to disclose donations if a single donor gives more than €634.87.

# political-donations - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Political donations, pregnancies and Love/Hate: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Political donations, pregnancies and Love/Hate: The week in numbers

Jan 12th 2013, 7:30 PM 9,507 Views 3 Comments

How many women in Ireland smoke? Were consumers panicked by Budget announcements? And how many people watched Darren die?

# political-donations - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Noonan rejects Moriarty recommendation on tax relief for political donations
# Political Donations
# Political Donations

Noonan rejects Moriarty recommendation on tax relief for political donations

Jan 5th 2013, 8:45 AM 6,304 Views 11 Comments

The finance minister says lower limits on the amount individuals can donate will limit the impact that high earners can have.

# political-donations - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Column: Remember how SIPO went after politicians for fiddling their expenses? Me neither
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Remember how SIPO went after politicians for fiddling their expenses? Me neither

Jun 2nd 2012, 8:03 AM 28 Views 18 Comments

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.

# political-donations - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Ireland's politicians disclose €378,920 in donations for 2011
# Donations
# Donations

Ireland's politicians disclose €378,920 in donations for 2011

Apr 3rd 2012, 5:25 PM 3,152 Views 19 Comments

TDs, Senators and MEPs who served in roles in 2011 are required to disclose donations above €634.87 from one person.

# political-donations - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Government unveils details of plans for political funding reform
# Political Funding
# Political Funding

Government unveils details of plans for political funding reform

May 31st 2011, 3:23 PM 372 Views 0 Comments

The new measures include details of gender quotas as well as new lower limits on the donations that parties can accept.

# political-donations - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Ó Cuív unable to donate severance pay to Fianna Fáil
# Donation
# Donation

Ó Cuív unable to donate severance pay to Fianna Fáil

May 12th 2011, 3:12 PM 2,149 Views 0 Comments

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”.

# political-donations - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Nobody home: FF benches empty for discussion on FF bill
# Donations
# Donations

Nobody home: FF benches empty for discussion on FF bill

May 11th 2011, 9:02 PM 2,292 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s private bill on Political Donations is defeated – as a Labour TD asks where the party has disappeared to…

# political-donations - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Fianna Fáil proposes referendum on political donations rights
# Donations
# Donations

Fianna Fáil proposes referendum on political donations rights

May 10th 2011, 6:43 PM 491 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil will tonight table a Bill moving a referendum so that people without voting rights cannot donate or campaign.

# political-donations - Thursday 22 July, 2010

Greens say they'll call an election, if they don't get what they want
# Green Party
# Green Party

Greens say they'll call an election, if they don't get what they want

Jul 22nd 2010, 11:48 AM 606 Views 0 Comments

But how do Fianna Fáil feel?

# political-donations - Tuesday 20 July, 2010

FG cracks reappear as Creighton condemns ‘cute hoor’ politics
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

FG cracks reappear as Creighton condemns ‘cute hoor’ politics

Jul 20th 2010, 4:57 PM 633 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin South East TD hits out at donations from developers.