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Councillor Payments 2016 - 2022 (to date)
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Councillors receive a representational payment as set out in Circular LG 06 2020 (Adjustments to elected members’ representational payment in connection with the Public Service Pay and Pensions Act 2017).

Councillors also receive a monthly allowance for attendance at Monthly, Annual, SPC, Budget, Organisation  Procedure & Protocol, Deputations and Special Meetings as part of their representational role.  This allowance is subject to the rates and rules of the Annual Expenses Allowance, as set out under Local Government (Expenses of Local Authority Members) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 236 of 2014)(as amended). Please see LG 04/2019 {Domestic Subsistence Allowance for Elected members  The directions should be read in conjunction with Section 142 (as amended) of the Local Government Act 2001 generally with respect to expenses, and with Section 143 with respect to any allowances for reasonable expenses set by municipal district members for the Cathaoirleach of the municipal district, and the fore-mentioned Regulations.   They replace all previous directions regarding expenses allowances of elected members and other relevant persons.

A full list of all payments made in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 to current & former Councillors can be viewed on this page.

To view individualised payments for all Councillors please check out the Document Depository feature.

Payments to Councillors

Payments to Councillors 2016 [Q1-Q4]

Payments to former Councillors 2016

Gratuity Payments to Former Councillors

Councillor Payments Q1 - Q4 2017

Councillor Payments 2018

Councillor Payments 2019

Conference/Training attendance 2019

Councillor's Expenses & Attendance 2019 - 2022 (monthly)


The  Representational Payment is currently:-   €27,593.00

Payment of the Travel & Subsistence  is made subject to Councillors attendance rate quota of 80% of all meetings which the Councillors is due to attend.

Payment of the Annual Allowance is made subject to Councillors attendance ratequota of 50% of all meetings which the Councillor is due attend.

Section 143  Local Government Act 2001  [As Amended] 

€30K  for the Cathaoirleach Allowance

€6K for the Leas-Chathaoirleach Allowance