Hugh Mcelvaney

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Monaghan Independent councillor Hugh McElvaney is the subject of a Sipo investigation into whether he breached ethics when he was one of the subjects of an RTÉ Investigates programme in 2015. Image: RTÉ Investigates

A county councillor faces a significant legal bill arising out of his failed High Court bid to halt an ethics inquiry into comments he made while bein(...)

Monaghan councillor Hugh McElvaney was the subject of the RTÉ Investigates programme broadcast in December 2015.

A county councillor has lost his High Court bid aimed at preventing an ethics inquiry being conducted over comments he made while being secretly filme(...)

Joe Queenan - as secretly filmed by the RTÉ Investigations unit. Photograph: RTÉ

A Sligo councillor has described as “not my finest hour” a conversation in which he discussed a possible €200,000 business investment with an undercov(...)

Hugh McElvaney  was secretly filmed in a meeting with an undercover RTÉ reporter in 2015. He was  named by Revenue this week as having underdeclared his income tax by €29,000

Monaghan county councillor Hugh McElvaney, who once asked an undercover RTÉ reporter for payment to assist with a prospective planning application, ha(...)

Councillor Hugh Mc Elvaney from Monaghan filmed in a meeting with an undercover RTÉ reporter

Monaghan County Council has passed a motion calling on Independent councillor Hugh McElvaney to tender his resignation from the local authority. A Si(...)

“What’s in it for the darkie?.” Hugh McElvaney demanding sterling for his troubles. Photograph: RTÉ

You will recall Cllr Hugh McElvaney demanding sterling for his troubles. The question for the next generation of pub quizzes will focus on how precise(...)

 Minister of State Simon Harris: “I think all of the councillors involved have very serious issues to reflect on.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister of State Simon Harris has called on the councillors featured on the RTÉ television expose on political lobbying to resign their local author(...)

Cllr John O’Donnell from Donegal filmed in a meeting with an undercover RTÉ reporter. Mr O’Donnell ’s membership of the LAMA has been ‘terminated with immediate effect,’ after he refused to resign. Photograph: RTÉ

Two of the councillors who featured in the RTÉ Investigates programme on Monday night have resigned from Local Authority Members Association (LAMA), t(...)

RTÉ Investigates: Hugh McElvaney went so far as to claim it was he who lured the broadcaster into his trap

In the local elections last year in Sligo the biggest vote for a single candidate in any one box was that for Michael Clarke in the McGee Memorial Hal(...)

A third county council has said it will review issues raised in an RTÉ programme on political lobbying. Monaghan County Council has said it is carry(...)

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