Minister for Europe Dick Roche TD has said he was 'appalled' at the cost of his Paris hotel. His people had booked it for him.
More Ministers should be appalled by this sort of thing.
That might stop it.
Roche defends Ceann Comhairle on expenses | Irish Examiner
Europe Minister Dick Roche said he was appalled to discover the cost of the Parisian hotel he was booked into .....
The report does not say whether he became appalled before or after staying there. Perhaps he was appalled beforehand, and did not stay there at all. Anyone who can cast light?