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Irexit group will not face spending scrutiny at local and Euro elections

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

28th April, 2019
Hermann Kelly, founder of Irexit: the group will not have to follow statutory limits

The group promoting an Irish exit from the EU will be able to campaign during the European elections without oversight by the political spending watchdog because it has not registered as a party.

Hermann Kelly, the founder of the group, said earlier this month that Irexit had to resubmit its application to the Oireachtas because it had not ticked a box on the form. It has not appeared on the register of political parties since,...

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