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Dozens of staff given access to credit cards at Galway City Council

Galway City Council was unable to say how much had been spent on the credit cards by its staff

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

30th July, 2017
Local Sinn Féin senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh

Dozens of staff members of Galway City Council have been asked to exercise “sound judgement” after being given credit cards with monthly limits of up to €5,000.

The council’s chief executive, Brendan McGrath, as well as directors of services and executive engineers, are among 27 staff members given council credit cards to pay for official purchases.

The council has given credit cards to foremen, craft workers, general operatives and the manager of...

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