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Developer takes back donation to councillor

Donation failed to follow the political funding rules

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
20th November, 2016
CE Cladewell Estates gave the donation to independent councillor Anne Devitt

A property development company has taken back a €300 donation to a councillor after it failed to follow the political funding rules.

CE Cladewell Estates gave the donation to independent councillor Anne Devitt just ahead of the 2014 local elections.

Devitt was formerly a Fine Gael councillor but she left the party after the Mahon Tribunal found she had acted “entirely inappropriately” in accepting “professional fees” while working for two developers involved in rezonings and planning...

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