SIPO to consider O’Domhnaill expenses allegations next week

first_img Facebook Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored Homepage BannerNews Twitter WhatsApp Pinterest Google+ Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsAppcenter_img Pinterest Twitter Facebook Previous article34 year old man admits the manslaughter of his mother in PortstewartNext articleProtest to take place in Moville as windfarm components begin to arrive admin By admin – May 4, 2016 SIPO to consider O’Domhnaill expenses allegations next week Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist SIPO, The Standards in Public Office Commission will sit on Monday the 9th of May to investigate the alleged duplication of expenses claims by Fianna Fail Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill.The allegations relate to when Senator O’Domhnaill was a member of Donegal County Council.The Commission was due to begin a public session concerning the expenses matter in June 2012 but that was put on hold after Mr Ó Domhnaill secured leave from the High Court to bring his challenge.In his judicial review proceedings, Mr Ó Domhnaill claimed the Commission was not entitled to deal with the matters because, he claimed, they arose from an anonymous complaint by a member of the public.Alternatively, he sought orders requiring the case to be heard by a Commission comprising members who are bilingual and able to conduct and understand the proceedings without the assistance of an interpreterLast year, the court of appeal rejected the appeal by the Senator clearing the way for next Monday’s proceedings.The public sitting will be held at the offices of the Standards in Public Office Commission, 18 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2, on Monday 9 May 2016 at 9.30 am. Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumn Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary last_img read more