Figures have been revealed for the spending costs of travel for backbench TDs and senators last year.

The sum amounts to some €260,000, according to today’s Irish Independent.

Top of the list is Kildare Fianna Fail Senator Fiona O’Loughlin, whose travel expenses came to €27,329.

Second place is roughly €8,000 behind with Fine Gael Senator Joe O’Reilly’s figure at €19,645.

Galway’s Green Party Senator Pauline O’Reilly makes the list with an amount of €6,856.

Mayo based Fianna Fail Deputy Dara Calleary’s travel expenses came to €5,217.


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