From top: Gary Gannon (top second right) on the night of his election victory and Christopher O’Sullivan (above centre) on his first day at the Dáil
Two newly-elected TDs have hired family members as Oireachtas assistants, the Irish Independent can reveal.
Fianna Fáil’s Christopher O’Sullivan and Gary Gannon of the Social Democrats have both given taxpayer-funded jobs to siblings.
Cork South-West TD Mr O’Sullivan has two sisters working for him and Mr Gannon, a TD for Dublin Central, has employed his younger brother.
New old politics.