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Chapter 3 Donations and election expenses disclosed

Total donations disclosed amounted to €23,649. Successful candidates were not required to disclose any donations which they may have received. Such disclosures will be required of successful candidates in their annual returns at end of 2014. The total of election expenses (election agent plus national agent plus party “national” spend) reported was €2,882,329. The tables below give all the relevant details relating to donations and expenses in relation to the election.

Donations and Election Expenses disclosed in respect of candidates

CD = Catholic Democrats (the National Party); DDI = Direct Democracy Ireland; FF = Fianna Fáil; FG = Fine Gael; FN = Fís Nua; GP = Green Party – Comhaontas Glas; Lab = Labour; NP = Non Party; PbPA – People before Profit Alliance; SF = Sinn Féin;  StWT - SP = Stop the Water Tax - Socialist Party; N/A = Not Applicable – successful candidate (see above);  N/S = Not submitted (see Chapter 4).

Dublin

CandidateElection AgentValue of Donations ReceivedElection Expenses Incurred by Election AgentElection Expenses incurred by National AgentMaximum amount of reimbursement of election expenses to which candidate is entitled
Boylan, Lynn – SFKeane, BrianN/A€13,261€48,712€38,092
Childers, Nessa – NP Pym, MaggieN/A€106,777NIL€38,092
Costello, Emer – LabHumphreys, Richard€1,000€81,594€120,440€38,092
Darcy, Tom - DDI  CandidateN/SN/SNILNIL
Fitzpatrick, Mary – FFCurran, John€1,000NIL€218,545€38,092
Hayes, Brian – FGMitchell, JohnN/A€93,661€52,448€38,092
Murphy, Paul – StWT – SPHiggins, Joe€10,000€84,140NIL€38,092
Ryan, Eamon - GPCandidateNIL€42,756NIL€38,092
Smith, Bríd – PbPASmith, MaryNIL€43,590NIL€38,092
Tallon, Jim  - NPCandidateN/SN/SNILNIL
Whitehead, Raymond – DDIDalgarno, ConorNILNILNILNIL
Wise, Damon Matthew – FNNutty, Dr. BenNIL€297NILNIL
TOTAL €12,000€466,076€440,145€304,736

The individual Donation Statements and Election Expenses Statements are available on the Commission's website (www.sipo.gov.ie).

 

Donations and Election Expenses disclosed in respect of candidates

CD = Catholic Democrats (the National Party); DDI = Direct Democracy Ireland; FF = Fianna Fáil; FG = Fine Gael; FN = Fís Nua; GP = Green Party – Comhaontas Glas; Lab = Labour; NP = Non Party; PbPA – People before Profit Alliance; SF = Sinn Féin;  StWT - SP = Stop the Water Tax - Socialist Party; N/A = Not Applicable – successful candidate (see above);  N/S = Not submitted (see Chapter 4).

Midlands North West

CandidateElection AgentValue of Donations ReceivedElection Expenses Incurred by Election AgentElection Expenses incurred by National AgentMaximum amount of reimbursement of election expenses to which candidate is entitled
Byrne, Senator Thomas  – FFFarrelly, MartinNIL€2,860€106,322€38,092
Carthy, Matt – SFMcManus, ChrisN/A€19,988€94,347€38,092
Dearey, Mark - GPFitzgerald, Dr CarolineNIL€3,270NILNIL
Fay, T J - NP CandidateNIL€3,600NILNIL
Fitzsimmons, Mark – NPCandidateN/SN/SNILNIL
Flanagan, Luke “Ming” - NPKelly, Jimmy PeterN/A€38,093NIL€38,092
Gallagher, Pat “The Cope” – FFCampbell, HughNIL€47,864€113,564€38,092
Gilroy, Ben - DDIDalgarno, ConorN/SNILNILNIL
Harkin, Marian – NPGilmartin, MichaelN/A€73,417NIL€38,092
Higgins, Jim  - FGGlavey, NoreenNIL€12,344€69,273€38,092
Higgins, Lorraine - LabPower, ConorNILNIL€100,079€38,092
McGuinness, Mairead - FGGreene, JimN/A€69,569€23,181€38,092
Mullen, Rónán - NPDockery, Louis€10,500€92,748NIL€38,092
NicFhearraigh, Cordelia - FNCandidateNILNILNILNIL
TOTAL €10,500€363,753€506,766€342,828

The individual Donation Statements and Election Expenses Statements are available on the Commission's website (www.sipo.gov.ie).

 

Donations and Election Expenses disclosed in respect of candidates

CD = Catholic Democrats (the National Party); DDI = Direct Democracy Ireland; FF = Fianna Fáil; FG = Fine Gael; FN = Fís Nua; GP = Green Party – Comhaontas Glas; Lab = Labour; NP = Non Party; PbPA – People before Profit Alliance; SF = Sinn Féin;  StWT - SP = Stop the Water Tax - Socialist Party; N/A = Not Applicable – successful candidate (see above);  N/S = Not submitted (see Chapter 4).

South

CandidateElection AgentValue of Donations ReceivedElection Expenses Incurred by Election AgentElection Expenses incurred by National AgentMaximum amount of reimbursement of election expenses to which candidate is entitled
Cahill, Richard – NPCandidateNIL€624NILNIL
Clune, Deirdre –FGKirby, DenisN/A€108,498€97,963€38,092
Crowley, Brian - FFLawson, AnnetteN/A€30,888€83,405€38,092
Godsil, Jillian - NP CandidateNIL€1,046NILNIL
Harris, Simon – FGO’Brien, JohnNILNIL€167,858€38,092
Hartley, Kieran – FFO’Donovan, PatrickNILNIL€91,140€38,092
Heaney, Theresa - CDBennis, NoraNIL€8,398NILNIL
Kelly, Seán - FGRyan, UnaN/A€120,866€16,217€38,092
NíRiada, Liadh - SFO’Brien, JonathanN/A€11,214€40,406€38,092
O’Flynn, Diarmuid - NPCandidateNIL€21,821NIL€21,821
O’Loughlin, Peter - NPCandidateNIL€1,140NILNIL
Ó’Ríordáin, Dónal - FNCandidate€799€799NILNIL
O’Sullivan, Grace - GPCandidateNIL€41,354NIL€38,092
Prendergast, Phil - LabGillessen, MaryNIL€25,654€101,182€38,092
Van De Ven, Jan - DDICandidate€3505,352NILNIL
TOTAL €1,149€377,654€598,171€326,557

The individual Donation Statements and Election Expenses Statements are available on the Commission's website (www.sipo.gov.ie).

 

Election Expenses disclosed in respect of political parties and candidates

Political Party

Party “National” Spend

Constituency

Candidates’ Election Agent Expenses

Party spend on individual candidates

Total Spending

 

 

Catholic Democrats – the National Party5,321

Dublin

Midlands North West

South

NIL

NIL

8,398

NIL

NIL

NIL

13,719
Direct Democracy IrelandNIL

Dublin

Midlands North West

South

NIL

NIL

5,352

NIL

NIL

NIL

5,352
Fianna Fáil11,206

Dublin

Midlands North West

South

NIL

50,724

30,888

218,545

219,886

174,545

705,793
Fine Gael 51,086

Dublin

Midlands North West

South

93,661

81,913

229,364

52,448

92,454

282,038

882,965
Fís NuaNIL

Dublin

Midlands North West

South

297

NIL

799

NIL

NIL

NIL

1,096
Green Party – Comhaontas Glas100

Dublin

Midlands North West

South

42,756

3,270

41,354

NIL

NIL

NIL

87,480
LabourNIL

Dublin

Midlands North West

South

81,594

NIL

25,654

120,440

100,079

101,182

428,949
Non PartyNIL

Dublin

Midlands North West

South

€106,777

207,858

24,631

NIL

NIL

NIL

339,266
People before Profit AllianceNIL

Dublin

Midlands North West

South

43,590

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

43,590
Sinn Féin35,078

Dublin

Midlands North West

South

13,261

19,988

11,214

48,712

94,347

40,406

263,006
Stop the Water Tax – Socialist Party26,973

Dublin

Midlands North West

South

84,140

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

NIL

111,113
TOTAL129,764 1,207,4831,545,0822,882,329