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# sipo - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Guess which #Áras11 candidate spent the most on their campaign?
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Guess which #Áras11 candidate spent the most on their campaign?

Feb 14th 2012, 5:59 PM 9,674 Views 48 Comments

Hint: It wasn’t the winner…

# sipo - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Callely arrested in probe over mobile phone receipts
# Ivor Callely
# Ivor Callely

Callely arrested in probe over mobile phone receipts

Jan 25th 2012, 1:52 PM 9,352 Views 0 Comments

Former junior minister Ivor Callely has been arrested as part of an investigation into the use of fraudulent receipts.

# sipo - Monday 23 January, 2012

Fianna Fáil publishes bill to regulate lobbyist industry
# Lobbying
# Lobbying

Fianna Fáil publishes bill to regulate lobbyist industry

Jan 23rd 2012, 5:34 PM 2,014 Views 39 Comments

The party says a lobbyists’ register must be brought into effect before the State considers selling off its major assets.

# sipo - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Ireland’s ‘best-kept secret’: 12 senators receiving €23k annual 'leaders' allowance'
# Expenses
# Expenses

Ireland’s ‘best-kept secret’: 12 senators receiving €23k annual 'leaders' allowance'

Jan 12th 2012, 5:05 PM 11,559 Views 76 Comments

12 independent members of the Seanad are entitled to a little-known allowance of around €23,000 per year, TDs are told.

# sipo - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Almost €10 million spent by general election 2011 candidates
# Election Expenses
# Election Expenses

Almost €10 million spent by general election 2011 candidates

Oct 18th 2011, 2:15 PM 869 Views 11 Comments

Fine Gael came out on top of the election expenses list, reporting that its candidates spent over €3.1m on their campaigns.

# sipo - Saturday 3 September, 2011

FF councillor seeks information on ownership of St Luke's
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

FF councillor seeks information on ownership of St Luke's

Sep 3rd 2011, 12:21 PM 1,476 Views 14 Comments

A review of Fianna Fáil’s Dublin Central operations will ascertain whether the St Luke’s office is “available” to the party.

# sipo - 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.

# sipo - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Donegal candidate reported to Gardaí over failure to disclose expenses
# Bye-Election
# Bye-Election

Donegal candidate reported to Gardaí over failure to disclose expenses

Apr 28th 2011, 4:25 PM 1,551 Views 0 Comments

The Standards in Public Office commission says candidates in the Donegal South-West by-election will receive €38,795 in refunds.

# sipo - Monday 21 February, 2011

Action needed to secure charity independence, suggests report
# Charities
# Charities

Action needed to secure charity independence, suggests report

Feb 21st 2011, 4:26 PM 850 Views 0 Comments

A report published by an umbrella body of Irish charities says legal changes are needed to allow charities to flourish.

# sipo - Friday 17 September, 2010

Your Country Your Call denies breaking political lobbying laws
# Lobbying
# Lobbying

Your Country Your Call denies breaking political lobbying laws

Sep 17th 2010, 5:26 PM 1,721 Views 0 Comments

The competition says it does not need to register as a lobby group, and confirms a government contribution of €300,000.