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Department of Justice looked for €65 million extra for gardai including a million-a-day for Joe Biden visit

The Department of Justice asked for €5 million to cover the cost of security for the visit of US Vice President Joe Biden to Ireland. The money was sought in a letter from Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald as part of a €9.45 million bill for policing VIP visits and commemorative events this year. It also […]

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Ex-Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett approved €11k in overnight expenses for driver to travel to Dublin to bring him on short commute from Killiney to Leinster House

A personal driver for Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett ended up being paid more than €10,000 in overnight expenses last year because he travelled from his home in the South East to bring the Ceann Comhairle on a nine-mile journey to Leinster House. Dominic Hearns, a former garda, was able to claim the overnight expenses as he […]

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