- Jan 24, 2009
The Minister of State with special responsibility for European Affairs at the Department of Foreign Affairs, Dick Roche, claimed over 50,000 in mileage expenses from his Department over two years the highest total mileage claim of anyone at the Department over that period.
read the full articleThe Department press office said as far as it was aware Mr Roche does not employ the services of a driver and does not have a ministerial car at his disposal. Mr Roche is based in Bray, Co Wicklow, 20km from Dublin city centre.
Dick Roche claimed ?50k in mileage in two years The Story
But i remembered back on 2008 when he was robbed i distinctly remember he had a driver
Irish Minister Dick Roche held at gunpoint in hotel robbery - Times OnlineThe minister told the robbers that they had the wrong man but his driver was ordered out of the car and both were marched into the hotel