Former TD Dara Murphy joins global lobbying firm

Murphy, who resigned from the Dáil in 2019 amid controversy over his expenses, is to be a senior adviser to Rasmussen Global

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan
20th June, 2021
Former TD Dara Murphy joins global lobbying firm
Dara Murphy’s new role comes as the European Ombudsman is conducting a wide-ranging investigation into the revolving door between European institutions and private industry lobbying. Picture: Getty

Dara Murphy, the former Fine Gael TD who resigned after criticism that he claimed Dáil expenses while double-jobbing in Brussels, has been appointed to a new role at a global lobbying firm.

Murphy has joined Rasmussen Global as a senior adviser, and its website said he will be based in Dublin and Brussels “boosting its transatlantic tech and climate offering”.

The lobbying firm has listed Murphy’s knowledge of “European and national...

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