A vote of credit, empowering the Finance Minister to raise £2,000 for necessary expenses, was carried on the motion of the Teachta from St. Stephen's Green (Ald. Kelly) seconded by the Teachta from Donegal North (Jos. O'Doherty).
Sinn Féin had provided a loan of £1,300 to cover expenses for the launch of the Dáil. Several other individuals had donated or loaned up to £3,000.