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Stephen Donnelly attended just six of 27 committee meetings

Social Democrats co-founder has defended his low attendance

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

31st January, 2016
Social Democrats co-founder Stephen Donnelly

Social Democrats co-founder Stephen Donnelly has defended his low attendance record at one of the Dáil’s most influential committees.

The Wicklow TD had one of the worst attendance rates last year at the Oireachtas Finance committee last year, with official records showing he was only present at six out of 27 meetings.

Donnelly hit the headlines last week with his criticisms of the banking inquiry report and his call for Finance Minister...

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