Soc Dems may give departing Donnelly €65k

Party agrees former leader is entitled to a third of funding

11th September, 2016
Former Social Democrats leader Stephen Donnelly Pic: RollingNews.ie

The Social Democrats are prepared to hand over nearly €65,000 in state funding to former leader Stephen Donnelly despite his acrimonious resignation from the party.

The Wicklow TD quit the party he co-founded last week, citing difficulties with the three-person leadership structure that included the SocDems’ two other TDs, Catherine Murphy and Róisín Shortall.

The SocDems are entitled to €193,104 a year or €16,092 per month under the parliamentary activities...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

Proposal for expert panel to review capital projects over €100m

State body to reissue €28m office supplies contract

Sinn Féin open to coalition deal, but on condition of border poll

Fine Gael ‘will go to war’ if Bailey runs as independent