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Councillor Donation Statements

Local authorities publish annual statements to provide details of political donations councillors received during the previous year.

Donation Statement

Donation Statement
Donation Statement & Declaration for Elected Members

Under the terms of the Local Elections (Disclosure of Donations and Expenditure) Act 1999 as amended by the Electoral (Amendment) (Political Funding) Act 2012, Members of a Local Authority are required to furnish the Local Authority not later than 31st January each year, a Statement indicating whether during the previous year that Member received any single donation exceeding €600 in value or donations from the same person exceeding €600 in aggregate value. Details of any such donations to be set out in Appendix 1 – Donation Statement Form which the Local Authority is required to have publicly available within 14 days of the latest date for receipt of Statements. The Local Authority must publish a notice in a newspaper giving details of the time and place where the Statements can be inspected and the names of any Members who have not furnished Statements.

Register of Election Expenses – Local Election 2019

A Summary of the Election Expense Statements for Councillors and Candidates following the Local Elections 2019 are available from the link below.
The Individual Donation Statements are available to view in the Civic Offices, Clonmel during normal working hours i.e. 9.30a.m. to 4.30p.m. Monday – Friday.

Related Information


The following rules apply for donations:

  • The maximum amount that can be accepted in the same calendar year by a member of a local authority or by a local election candidate from the same source is 1,000 euro.
  • A candidate or member of a local authority who receives a monetary donation that exceeds 100 euro must open and maintain a political donations account in a financial institution.

Certain donations are restricted: