Tuesday October 20, 2020

Dáil ‘racism row’ further evidence of immigration moving onto political agenda

Noel Grealish asks if Revenue could determine if money sent home by emigrants was proceeds of “crime or fraud”

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
13th November, 2019
Noel Grealish said that €8 billion has been sent abroad over the last ten years to countries including Poland, Nigeria, Britain and France. Picture: :RollingNews.ie

There was a hush in the Dáil chamber once TDs figured out what Noel Grealish was saying.

Despite repeated calls on him to withdraw the remarks, he remained silent. He was on his feet in the Dáil yesterday for Leaders’ Questions, though, saying that €8 billion has been sent abroad over the last ten years to countries including Poland, Nigeria, Britain and France.

Could the Revenue track this money to...

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