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# Travel Expenses

Last year
Breakfasts, photos & cancelled hotels: how Government spent almost €500k on travel in two years
The highest spender was the Department of Foreign Affairs, spending €166,553 on foreign travel since the Government was formed.
All time
'We should ask the question if there’s more that can be done' - calls for travel expenses for ladies players
Dublin captain Sinéad Aherne has further highlighted the issue, which has become more of a concern for inter-county ladies footballers and camogie players through the pandemic.
Oireachtas spent over €207,000 on overseas travel in last 10 months
The cost includes more than €9,200 on business class flights to Paraguay for two senators.
Family Support Agency board member overclaimed €40k in expenses
“Obviously, in hindsight, it was wrong, there is no question about that,” Richard Hickey said.
Taoiseach's spend on travel up, but he says it's because the government jet is out of use
More than , €295,412.59 has been spent by the Taoiseach’s department this year.
'There's no wrongdoing here': Katherine Zappone defends Dáil travel expenses
Zappone said the route she uses is the fastest and most efficient in terms of saving time.
Oireachtas to seek legal advice over TDs using travel expenses
A statement said the Oireachtas “had never envisaged” that TDs would use the allowance for travelling to meetings about the household charge.