It was a great honour to be elected to represent Clare on 25th February 2011. In so doing I regained the Labour seat won by Mosajee Bamjee in 1992 and long-held by Paddy Hogan.

From Scariff, Co. Clare, I studied in Scariff Community College, St. Flannan’s College, Ennis and UCC. I worked as a human rights lawyer with the OSCE in Eastern Europe and with the United Nations in Afghanistan before returning to Ireland in 2005 to run my family farm and practice at the Bar. I continued to work as a consultant for the EU and UN until elected.

I am a member of Scariff GAA Club and the IFA.

EXPENSES 2013

PUBLIC REPRESENTATION ALLOWANCE (FULLY VOUCHED)

 
     
     
 

Telephone

 

3363

 
 

Electricity

 

1812

 
 

Ennis Constituency Office Rental

4500

 
 

Shannon Constituency Office Rental

7999

 
 

Publicity and Room Hire

 

5698

 
 

Mats and Washroom Maintenance

176

 
 

Staff Training

 

258

 
 

Office Maintenance

 

835

 
 

Office Expenses

 

1270

 
 

Oireachtas Broadcasting Unti

25

 
 

Courier

 

149

 

 

 

EXPENSES 2011 - published by Michael McNamara TD

The Parliamentary Standard Allowance came into effect on 1st March 2010 under the Oireachtas (Allowances and Facilities) Regulations, 2010 (SI 84/2010).

Like all other TDs, the amount which I receive has two allowances combined.

  • A Travel and Accommodation Allowance, which is based on my distance from Dublin, covers travel within the constituency, to and from Dublin, and accommodation there and replaces the old system under which TDs were paid civil service mileage and overnight allowances for each trip claimed.
  • A Public Representation Allowance, for which I chose the fully vouched option, is detailed and the amount spent is greater than the allowance.

 

 

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