€15k spent in Dáil bars during Taoiseach votes

Largest spend on first day of 32nd Dáil when two bars had total takings of over €9k

29th May, 2016

More than €15,000 was spent on drink and food in the two bars in Leinster House on the three occasions that TDs tried and failed to elect a Taoiseach in March and April.

Leinster House has two bars, one reserved solely for TDs, senators and former members of the Oireachtas.

It also has a visitors’ bar, which is open to visiting members of the public as well as staff and journalists working in the building....

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