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Laois Minister Says Party Colleague Has Questions To Answer

There are calls to investigate a Fine Gael TD over claimed expenses.

The Justice Minister says Dara Murphy needs to set the record straight about his Dáil attendance record and claimed allowances.

Charlie Flanagan's comments follow calls by Fianna Fail for the Oireachtas to investigate his Fine Gael party colleague.

Deputy Murphy, a Cork North Central TD since 2011, also holds a second job based in Brussels and has drawn his full salary, a travel allowance and a parliamentary standard allowance despite having the lowest attendance record.

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan thinks there are questions that need to be answered:

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