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#Alan Shatter

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

'Like a hen un-laying an egg': Dáil row erupts over the deletion of the Guerin report
# Alan Shatter
# Alan Shatter

'Like a hen un-laying an egg': Dáil row erupts over the deletion of the Guerin report

May 13th 2020, 1:41 PM 28,795 Views 18 Comments

Disagreement emerged between members over the deletion of the Guerin report from the Oireachtas Library.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'I was constantly being vilified': Alan Shatter speaks of 'years of upset and difficulty' since resignation
# Frenzy And Betrayal
# Frenzy And Betrayal

'I was constantly being vilified': Alan Shatter speaks of 'years of upset and difficulty' since resignation

May 30th 2019, 12:10 PM 16,214 Views 50 Comments

The former justice minister resigned over a garda whistleblower controversy in 2014.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Donohoe 'stands by' Taoiseach's actions during Garda whistleblower case, as Shatter pens new book 'Frenzy and Betrayal'
# Frenzy And Betrayal
# Frenzy And Betrayal

Donohoe 'stands by' Taoiseach's actions during Garda whistleblower case, as Shatter pens new book 'Frenzy and Betrayal'

Updated May 29th 2019, 5:05 PM 30,762 Views 35 Comments

Shatter has spoken out for the first time about the lead up to his resignation from government.

# alan-shatter - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Ex-pro boxer Jim Rock loses car crash damages claim against ex-justice minister Alan Shatter
# Car Crash
# Car Crash

Ex-pro boxer Jim Rock loses car crash damages claim against ex-justice minister Alan Shatter

Apr 9th 2019, 6:09 PM 34,379 Views 16 Comments

Rock sued Shatter at Dublin District Court for €1,800 after the accident on 2 December 2015.

# alan-shatter - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Supreme Court rejects appeal against Alan Shatter's successful challenge to Guerin report
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Supreme Court rejects appeal against Alan Shatter's successful challenge to Guerin report

Feb 26th 2019, 1:12 PM 16,249 Views 12 Comments

The Guerin report looked into the handling of Shatter of claims made by Maurice McCabe.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Shane Ross: 'I sometimes think he's got a picture of me and he's throwing darts'
# Alan Shatter
# Alan Shatter

Shane Ross: 'I sometimes think he's got a picture of me and he's throwing darts'

Jul 26th 2018, 3:27 PM 13,353 Views 30 Comments

The MInister for Transport and former justice minister have been arguing over Stepaside Garda Station.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Shatter slams proposed trade ban with lands occupied by Israel; Senator tells him to take the time to read the Bill
# Occupied Territories Bill
# Occupied Territories Bill

Shatter slams proposed trade ban with lands occupied by Israel; Senator tells him to take the time to read the Bill

Jul 5th 2018, 7:38 PM 26,516 Views 106 Comments

Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter accused Fianna Fáil of ‘losing their moral compass’ by supporting the Bill.

# alan-shatter - Friday 25 May, 2018

Alan Shatter is suing the Irish Times
# Court Case
# Court Case

Alan Shatter is suing the Irish Times

May 25th 2018, 6:00 AM 24,135 Views 0 Comments

It is the second time he has launched legal proceedings against the publication in the past six months.

# alan-shatter - Monday 21 May, 2018

McCabe's name was 'blackened'... but what now that the smear campaign claims aren't backed up?
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

McCabe's name was 'blackened'... but what now that the smear campaign claims aren't backed up?

May 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 24,132 Views 0 Comments

It’s not looking as bad as it did for Martin Callinan, but he still has questions to answer this week at Dublin Castle.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Shatter tells Tribunal that dealing with McCabe's claims was like 'sinking in quicksand'
# Disclosures Tribunal
# Disclosures Tribunal

Shatter tells Tribunal that dealing with McCabe's claims was like 'sinking in quicksand'

May 17th 2018, 4:20 PM 17,579 Views 0 Comments

The former justice minister was giving evidence this afternoon at Dublin Castle.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 9 November, 2017

DPC 'welcomes detailed analysis' by High Court after appeal by Alan Shatter upheld
# High Court
# High Court

DPC 'welcomes detailed analysis' by High Court after appeal by Alan Shatter upheld

Nov 9th 2017, 4:10 PM 12,329 Views 55 Comments

The appeal concerned an infamous appearance by Shatter and Wexford TD Mick Wallace on RTÉ’s Prime Time in 2013.

# alan-shatter - Friday 7 April, 2017

'More cock-up than conspiracy': Shatter defends gardaí, but hits out at Kenny
# Fennelly Report
# Fennelly Report

'More cock-up than conspiracy': Shatter defends gardaí, but hits out at Kenny

Apr 7th 2017, 10:55 AM 11,581 Views 30 Comments

The former Justice Minister said the Taoiseach and Attorney General’s actions might be “a resigning matter”.

# alan-shatter - Friday 3 March, 2017

Taoiseach rejects Alan Shatter's claims that he has a 'casual relationship with the truth'
# You Can Call Me Al
# You Can Call Me Al

Taoiseach rejects Alan Shatter's claims that he has a 'casual relationship with the truth'

Mar 3rd 2017, 4:31 PM 10,540 Views 46 Comments

In a statement, the government referenced Shatter’s resignation letter where he called Kenny an “extraordinary Taoiseach”.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Alan Shatter wants 'his good name vindicated' by Taoiseach after Court of Appeal decision
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

Alan Shatter wants 'his good name vindicated' by Taoiseach after Court of Appeal decision

Mar 2nd 2017, 4:32 PM 10,285 Views 46 Comments

A Court of Appeal ruled that the Guerin report reached “seriously damaging” conclusions.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

'My concerns were entirely ignored by government': Alan Shatter on Guerin report
# Alan Shatter
# Alan Shatter

'My concerns were entirely ignored by government': Alan Shatter on Guerin report

Nov 23rd 2016, 8:55 PM 17,248 Views 29 Comments

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?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to claim the credit for a fall in mortgages in arrears?

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:59 PM 15,402 Views 42 Comments

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 - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Alan Shatter wins appeal to challenge Guerin report
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Alan Shatter wins appeal to challenge Guerin report

Nov 10th 2016, 11:01 AM 7,087 Views 24 Comments

The report focussed on Shatter’s handling of complaints made by Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe.

# alan-shatter - Friday 13 May, 2016

Alan Shatter says he was spat at and abused following his resignation
# O'Higgins Report
# O'Higgins Report

Alan Shatter says he was spat at and abused following his resignation

May 13th 2016, 12:00 PM 13,961 Views 94 Comments

He said it was “reasonable” to ask the Taoiseach and his former colleagues to correct the Dáil record.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 12 May, 2016

How can you have good policing in a 'deplorable' garda station full of trainees?
# O'Higgins Report
# O'Higgins Report

How can you have good policing in a 'deplorable' garda station full of trainees?

May 12th 2016, 6:05 AM 27,238 Views 41 Comments

With 22 probationary gardaí in 2008, Bailieboro was effectively a mini Templemore.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Alan Shatter wants Dáil record changed in wake of O'Higgins report
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

Alan Shatter wants Dáil record changed in wake of O'Higgins report

May 11th 2016, 7:50 PM 10,719 Views 32 Comments

He said today that he wants the Dáil record to be cleared as the Guerin report had been accepted in full.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Alan Shatter says Enda Kenny gave him 'no choice' but to resign
# Garda Report
# Garda Report

Alan Shatter says Enda Kenny gave him 'no choice' but to resign

Apr 27th 2016, 3:20 PM 15,455 Views 57 Comments

Shatter has called for the immediate publication of the O’Higgins report into garda corruption.

# alan-shatter - Friday 4 March, 2016

Leo responds to Alan Shatter's dig, says he's 'charming as always'
# Backing Enda
# Backing Enda

Leo responds to Alan Shatter's dig, says he's 'charming as always'

Mar 4th 2016, 12:21 PM 31,652 Views 50 Comments

“We won’t just stay in government for the sake of it, we won’t be clinging to power.”

# alan-shatter - Thursday 3 March, 2016

10 things about Ireland's general election the world needs to understand
# Glad It's Over
From The Daily Edge
# Glad It's Over

10 things about Ireland's general election the world needs to understand

Mar 3rd 2016, 9:30 PM 6,704 Views 2 Comments

Political discourse can involve One Direction. That’s how it works here.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

We put Leo in charge of communications, God help us - Shatter
# Parting Shots
# Parting Shots

We put Leo in charge of communications, God help us - Shatter

Mar 2nd 2016, 12:10 PM 49,302 Views 82 Comments

The former TD insists he’s not “out to get” anybody, but he’s warning another election is likely in the next 18 months.

# alan-shatter - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Shatter alleges 'unnecessary interference' by Fine Gael in managing vote
# Vote Number 1
# Vote Number 1

Shatter alleges 'unnecessary interference' by Fine Gael in managing vote

Feb 27th 2016, 10:13 PM 27,210 Views 56 Comments

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
# Shattered
# Shattered

Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter loses Dáil seat

Feb 27th 2016, 8:35 PM 27,169 Views 120 Comments

The former minister for justice lost his seat to the deputy leader of the Green Party Catherine Martin.

# alan-shatter - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Alan Shatter claims someone is snipping the cable ties on his posters
# Poster Wars
# Poster Wars

Alan Shatter claims someone is snipping the cable ties on his posters

Feb 14th 2016, 8:37 AM 20,090 Views 112 Comments

The former minister said he believes political opponents are sabotaging his campaign.

# alan-shatter - Sunday 7 February, 2016

'When you tell the truth in politics you get into trouble - but the truth helps me sleep at night'
# Shatter Resistant
# Shatter Resistant

'When you tell the truth in politics you get into trouble - but the truth helps me sleep at night'

Feb 7th 2016, 8:30 PM 15,769 Views 82 Comments

Alan Shatter opens up on the controversies that forced him to resign, Leo Varadkar and whether he says ‘hello’ to Mick Wallace.

# alan-shatter - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Alan Shatter has a lot to say about 'venomous' online abuse
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

Alan Shatter has a lot to say about 'venomous' online abuse

Feb 6th 2016, 8:30 PM 18,606 Views 118 Comments

“I think we have a problem here.”

# alan-shatter - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Alan Shatter told us all about his famous campaign balls
# Shatter-ing Stuff
# Shatter-ing Stuff

Alan Shatter told us all about his famous campaign balls

Feb 4th 2016, 9:30 AM 14,833 Views 43 Comments

The Fine Gael TD has an unusual election prop.

# alan-shatter - Friday 29 January, 2016

Alan Shatter to table Dáil motion calling for "immediate release" of Ibrahim Halawa
# Ibrahim Halawa
# Ibrahim Halawa

Alan Shatter to table Dáil motion calling for "immediate release" of Ibrahim Halawa

Jan 29th 2016, 7:30 PM 14,429 Views 145 Comments

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 - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Alan Shatter says that some gardaí use the Pulse system as a social network for "gossip"
# Be-baw
# Be-baw

Alan Shatter says that some gardaí use the Pulse system as a social network for "gossip"

Jan 28th 2016, 2:39 PM 18,297 Views 43 Comments

Shatter said he had raised this issue with Martin Callinan.

# alan-shatter - Saturday 7 November, 2015

'I exploded': 5 fascinating stories from Eamon Gilmore's new book
# Inside The Room
# Inside The Room

'I exploded': 5 fascinating stories from Eamon Gilmore's new book

Nov 7th 2015, 8:00 AM 16,937 Views 52 Comments

The stuff you haven’t already read about.

# alan-shatter - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Reprinting the punt and pulling out of government: A look inside Eamon Gilmore's new book
# Inside The Room
# Inside The Room

Reprinting the punt and pulling out of government: A look inside Eamon Gilmore's new book

Nov 1st 2015, 12:34 PM 17,913 Views 89 Comments

Here’s some of what the former Tánaiste has revealed.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Marriage Equality jumped another legal hurdle today as marriages move closer
# Referendum Wait
# Referendum Wait

Marriage Equality jumped another legal hurdle today as marriages move closer

Oct 7th 2015, 1:17 PM 7,357 Views 86 Comments

The bill will now move to the Seanad before it is enacted.

# alan-shatter - Friday 2 October, 2015

Alan Shatter pips local councillor by nine votes to win Fine Gael nomination in south Dublin
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Alan Shatter pips local councillor by nine votes to win Fine Gael nomination in south Dublin

Oct 2nd 2015, 10:20 PM 23,958 Views 107 Comments

The former justice minister faced a battle to ensure he could run in the next general election.

# alan-shatter - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Johnny Ronan backtracks: Nama is 'not comparable to Nazi horrors'
# Arbeit Macht Frei
# Arbeit Macht Frei

Johnny Ronan backtracks: Nama is 'not comparable to Nazi horrors'

Sep 27th 2015, 10:43 AM 21,078 Views 50 Comments

The property developer was heavily criticised after using a Nazi slogan in his submission to the banking inquiry.

# alan-shatter - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Enda Kenny and the Attorney General should resign - political integrity requires nothing less
# Opinion
# Opinion

Enda Kenny and the Attorney General should resign - political integrity requires nothing less

Sep 22nd 2015, 9:30 PM 140 Views 87 Comments

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
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Micheál Martin says a gun was put to Martin Callinan's head

Sep 22nd 2015, 12:10 PM 15,835 Views 55 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Don't believe the spin, the Fennelly report is a big problem for Enda Kenny
# Analysis
# Analysis

Don't believe the spin, the Fennelly report is a big problem for Enda Kenny

Sep 2nd 2015, 12:55 PM 19,964 Views 124 Comments

Analysis: Government efforts to portray the report as clearing Enda Kenny may not work.

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