Councillor calls on Senator O’Domhnaill to resign Seanad seat in wake of SIPO findings

SIPOA Donegal County Councillor has called on Senator Brian O'Domhnaill to resign his seat from the Seanad.

Its after SIPO found the Senator contravened ethics legislation when, as a Councillor, he submitted claims for traveling and subsistence expenses from the council and Udaras for the same dates.

It reportedly cost the Standards in Public Office commission over 350 thousand euro to investigate the Senator's controversial €2,000 expenses claim.

He has since resigned from the Fianna Fail party but Councillor Michael Cholm Mac Giolla Easpaig says he should also resign his seat.

He is also asking what measures are being taking to recoup any monies owed: