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Political parties and independents were paid over €8 million of state funds last year
# SIPO
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# SIPO

Political parties and independents were paid over €8 million of state funds last year

Jul 5th 2017, 5:53 PM 5,697 Views 16 Comments

The SIPO report shows that Fianna Fáil received over €2.2 million in 2016.

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

Jun 3rd 2015, 6:40 PM 30,593 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).

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

Aug 8th 2014, 5:17 PM 10,935 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 parties received €5.5 million in State funding last year
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Political parties received €5.5 million in State funding last year

May 19th 2014, 5:52 PM 4,599 Views 19 Comments

And here’s how they spent it.

Report shows independent TDs get less state funding
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Report shows independent TDs get less state funding

Oct 25th 2012, 8:33 PM 3,960 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Jul 20th 2012, 5:02 PM 5,966 Views 79 Comments

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

Government stops independent Senators’ move to raise gender quotas
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Government stops independent Senators’ move to raise gender quotas

Mar 15th 2012, 2:01 PM 1,818 Views 40 Comments

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

Gender quota legislation goes before Seanad
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Gender quota legislation goes before Seanad

Feb 2nd 2012, 9:15 PM 3,765 Views 46 Comments

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

Government unveils details of plans for political funding reform
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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.