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#political funding

# political-funding - 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 30,660 Views 248 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-funding - Friday 8 August, 2014

An 'administrative error' was the reason why a Fine Gael branch in Mayo didn't file its accounts
# Garda Investigation
# Garda Investigation

An 'administrative error' was the reason why a Fine Gael branch in Mayo didn't file its accounts

Aug 8th 2014, 5:17 PM 10,962 Views 62 Comments

The party has responded to news that the gardaí can’t find the person responsible for the accounts of a branch in Enda Kenny’s constituency.

# political-funding - Monday 19 May, 2014

Political parties received €5.5 million in State funding last year
# Trust Funds
# Trust Funds

Political parties received €5.5 million in State funding last year

May 19th 2014, 5:52 PM 4,617 Views 19 Comments

And here’s how they spent it.

# political-funding - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Report shows independent TDs get less state funding
# Political Funding
# Political Funding

Report shows independent TDs get less state funding

Oct 25th 2012, 8:33 PM 3,987 Views 19 Comments

Independent TD Catherine Murphy has pulled together figures to illustrate the resource disadvantage of non-party TDs.

# political-funding - Friday 20 July, 2012

Gender quota legislation passes all stages of Oireachtas
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

Gender quota legislation passes all stages of Oireachtas

Jul 20th 2012, 5:02 PM 6,095 Views 79 Comments

The new Bill – which has been sent to President Higgins for signature – cuts party funding if they don’t balance genders.

# political-funding - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Government stops independent Senators’ move to raise gender quotas
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

Government stops independent Senators’ move to raise gender quotas

Mar 15th 2012, 2:01 PM 1,823 Views 40 Comments

Independent senators had wanted new laws to require at least 40 per cent of candidates to be from either gender.

# political-funding - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Gender quota legislation goes before Seanad
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

Gender quota legislation goes before Seanad

Feb 2nd 2012, 9:15 PM 3,773 Views 46 Comments

The reforms – described as “groundbreaking” by Minister Phil Hogan – will also introduce new controls on political funding.

# political-funding - 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 379 Views 0 Comments

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