OSnodaigh spent the money “informing citizens” in his constituency which is important.
Mary-Lou McDonald said: “I think it’s fair to say that Deputy Ó Snodaigh at the time had no idea that that was the kind of cost involved." And added that he is well known as a hard working TD and a prolific leafleteer.
I recall hearing MLMcD's statement. It is incredible that AOS would not knoe the cost involved - I presume before he was a TD that he paid some of his own office expenses - or does it all come from some sort of SF magic moneytree?
Further his father is in the printing business so it would have been easy to get some comparative costings.
I recall that MLMcD then went on to blame "the system" - a pathetic defence.
SF are never shy of microphones. Their official silence on this speaks volumes
You accused me of insulting you. I'm asking you where? Simples!
The suggestion of me taking part in Racism on here? Now i know you will derail the thread to avoid responding to my point, the reason you dont respond is because you know like all of us on here that SF are sounding and acting like FF in the wake of O'Snodaighs toner gate row!!!!
Mary Lou McDonald on Abuse of Leinster House Expensives.
In Sunday's Irish Daily Mail 26th Feb.
Mary Lou McDonald "The irony of this systen, at a time when ordinary workers are been squeezed for every kind of tax, charge & cut, that a system where you can claim allowances without producing receipts is unique to senators and TDs. Where else would get it?"
On Wednesday 29th Feb
Mary Lou McDonald on O'Snodaigh's printing "I can guarantee that all of the cartridges used were for the purposes envisaged and that Aengus used them legitimately and correctly in the course of his political work,"
Now considering that the article she wrote on Sunday was all about abusing TD's abussing the system, & then 3 days later the second quote, she is a hpyrocrite of the highest order.
SF abuse of the system OK! But every other TD abuse of the system Bad!
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