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# Alan Shatter

This year
Demonstration held in Dublin in solidarity with Israel
The Israeli embassy in Dublin welcomed the demonstration as a “show of solidarity and strength”.
All time
'Like a hen un-laying an egg': Dáil row erupts over the deletion of the Guerin report
Disagreement emerged between members over the deletion of the Guerin report from the Oireachtas Library.
'I was constantly being vilified': Alan Shatter speaks of 'years of upset and difficulty' since resignation
The former justice minister resigned over a garda whistleblower controversy in 2014.
Donohoe 'stands by' Taoiseach's actions during Garda whistleblower case, as Shatter pens new book 'Frenzy and Betrayal'
Shatter has spoken out for the first time about the lead up to his resignation from government.
Ex-pro boxer Jim Rock loses car crash damages claim against ex-justice minister Alan Shatter
Rock sued Shatter at Dublin District Court for €1,800 after the accident on 2 December 2015.
Supreme Court rejects appeal against Alan Shatter's successful challenge to Guerin report
The Guerin report looked into the handling of Shatter of claims made by Maurice McCabe.
Shane Ross: 'I sometimes think he's got a picture of me and he's throwing darts'
The MInister for Transport and former justice minister have been arguing over Stepaside Garda Station.
Shatter slams proposed trade ban with lands occupied by Israel; Senator tells him to take the time to read the Bill
Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter accused Fianna Fáil of ‘losing their moral compass’ by supporting the Bill.
Alan Shatter is suing the Irish Times
It is the second time he has launched legal proceedings against the publication in the past six months.
McCabe's name was 'blackened'... but what now that the smear campaign claims aren't backed up?
It’s not looking as bad as it did for Martin Callinan, but he still has questions to answer this week at Dublin Castle.
Shatter tells Tribunal that dealing with McCabe's claims was like 'sinking in quicksand'
The former justice minister was giving evidence this afternoon at Dublin Castle.
DPC 'welcomes detailed analysis' by High Court after appeal by Alan Shatter upheld
The appeal concerned an infamous appearance by Shatter and Wexford TD Mick Wallace on RTÉ’s Prime Time in 2013.
'More cock-up than conspiracy': Shatter defends gardaí, but hits out at Kenny
The former Justice Minister said the Taoiseach and Attorney General’s actions might be “a resigning matter”.
Taoiseach rejects Alan Shatter's claims that he has a 'casual relationship with the truth'
In a statement, the government referenced Shatter’s resignation letter where he called Kenny an “extraordinary Taoiseach”.
Alan Shatter wants 'his good name vindicated' by Taoiseach after Court of Appeal decision
A Court of Appeal ruled that the Guerin report reached “seriously damaging” conclusions.
'My concerns were entirely ignored by government': Alan Shatter on Guerin report
Earlier this month, the Court of Appeal unanimously granted Alan Shatter’s appeal to challenge the Guerin Report.
FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to claim the credit for a fall in mortgages in arrears?
Fine Gael has been on Twitter and Facebook, promoting a set of claims about its role in the fall of mortgages in arrears. Do they check out?
Alan Shatter wins appeal to challenge Guerin report
The report focussed on Shatter’s handling of complaints made by Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe.
Alan Shatter says he was spat at and abused following his resignation
He said it was “reasonable” to ask the Taoiseach and his former colleagues to correct the Dáil record.
How can you have good policing in a 'deplorable' garda station full of trainees?
With 22 probationary gardaí in 2008, Bailieboro was effectively a mini Templemore.
Alan Shatter wants Dáil record changed in wake of O'Higgins report
He said today that he wants the Dáil record to be cleared as the Guerin report had been accepted in full.
Alan Shatter says Enda Kenny gave him 'no choice' but to resign
Shatter has called for the immediate publication of the O’Higgins report into garda corruption.
Leo responds to Alan Shatter's dig, says he's 'charming as always'
“We won’t just stay in government for the sake of it, we won’t be clinging to power.”
10 things about Ireland's general election the world needs to understand
Political discourse can involve One Direction. That’s how it works here.
We put Leo in charge of communications, God help us - Shatter
The former TD insists he’s not “out to get” anybody, but he’s warning another election is likely in the next 18 months.
Shatter alleges 'unnecessary interference' by Fine Gael in managing vote
The former justice minister said leaflets were distributed during the week instructing voters to give Josepha Madigan their number one.
Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter loses Dáil seat
The former minister for justice lost his seat to the deputy leader of the Green Party Catherine Martin.
Alan Shatter claims someone is snipping the cable ties on his posters
The former minister said he believes political opponents are sabotaging his campaign.
'When you tell the truth in politics you get into trouble - but the truth helps me sleep at night'
Alan Shatter opens up on the controversies that forced him to resign, Leo Varadkar and whether he says ‘hello’ to Mick Wallace.
Alan Shatter has a lot to say about 'venomous' online abuse
“I think we have a problem here.”
Alan Shatter told us all about his famous campaign balls
The Fine Gael TD has an unusual election prop.
Alan Shatter to table Dáil motion calling for "immediate release" of Ibrahim Halawa
The Fine Gael TD for south Dublin is hoping to table the motion next week, depending on when the general election is called.
Alan Shatter says that some gardaí use the Pulse system as a social network for "gossip"
Shatter said he had raised this issue with Martin Callinan.
'I exploded': 5 fascinating stories from Eamon Gilmore's new book
The stuff you haven’t already read about.
Reprinting the punt and pulling out of government: A look inside Eamon Gilmore's new book
Here’s some of what the former Tánaiste has revealed.
Marriage Equality jumped another legal hurdle today as marriages move closer
The bill will now move to the Seanad before it is enacted.
Alan Shatter pips local councillor by nine votes to win Fine Gael nomination in south Dublin
The former justice minister faced a battle to ensure he could run in the next general election.
Johnny Ronan backtracks: Nama is 'not comparable to Nazi horrors'
The property developer was heavily criticised after using a Nazi slogan in his submission to the banking inquiry.
Enda Kenny and the Attorney General should resign - political integrity requires nothing less
To defend the Taoiseach’s disingenuousness and the Attorney General’s incompetence is to harm the integrity of politics, writes a former advisor to Alan Shatter.
Micheál Martin says a gun was put to Martin Callinan's head
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…