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#Alan Shatter

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

GSOC unable to confirm source of 'bugging' leak
# None The Wiser
# None The Wiser

GSOC unable to confirm source of 'bugging' leak

Sep 24th 2014, 8:55 PM 5,032 Views 11 Comments

The findings of the investigative report, compiled by Mark Connaughton SC, were inconclusive.

# alan-shatter - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Remember when Alan Shatter appeared on the cover of Time?
# Alternative Reality
# Alternative Reality

Remember when Alan Shatter appeared on the cover of Time?

Sep 21st 2014, 5:30 PM 15,177 Views 15 Comments

If you lived in or around Dundrum in 2009 you may have received a copy…

# alan-shatter - Saturday 20 September, 2014

Minister: 'GSOC should publish report, but members shouldn't resign'
# Leaks And Bugs
# Leaks And Bugs

Minister: 'GSOC should publish report, but members shouldn't resign'

Sep 20th 2014, 7:11 PM 6,242 Views 16 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald says she has confidence in the commissioners.

'Better the devil you know': Winners, losers - and one for you to decide - from the political week
# House Of Cards
# House Of Cards

'Better the devil you know': Winners, losers - and one for you to decide - from the political week

Sep 20th 2014, 6:30 PM 7,455 Views 4 Comments

Scotland said No, Gordon Brown re-emerged, as did Alan Shatter, and Micheál Martin tied himself in knots.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Alan Shatter wants the GSOC Commissioners to be sacked

Alan Shatter wants the GSOC Commissioners to be sacked

Sep 17th 2014, 6:15 PM 11,104 Views 0 Comments

The former Justice Minister insists the positions of Simon O’Brien and his colleagues are no longer tenable.

Gardaí have been 'incalculably' damaged by delay in investigation of 'garda misconduct'
# GRA
# GRA

Gardaí have been 'incalculably' damaged by delay in investigation of 'garda misconduct'

Sep 17th 2014, 8:38 AM 7,404 Views 72 Comments

The GRA’s General Secretary said that gardaí at the centre of the allegations need to have their say.

# alan-shatter - Monday 15 September, 2014

Referendum on establishing Family Court 'not necessary'
# Courts
# Courts

Referendum on establishing Family Court 'not necessary'

Sep 15th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,105 Views 18 Comments

The former Justice minister called for a referendum but department said one isn’t needed now.

# alan-shatter - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Retired judge says victims are being 'further victimised' by 'guards investigating guards’
# No Independence
# No Independence

Retired judge says victims are being 'further victimised' by 'guards investigating guards’

Aug 19th 2014, 6:45 PM 13,506 Views 28 Comments

Gillian Hussey is a director of the National Crime Victims Helpline.

# alan-shatter - Friday 8 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 8th 2014, 11:20 PM 16,272 Views 2 Comments

Everyone’s talking about US strikes on Iraq, a new weather warning, and an Irish woman charged over baby death.

The government is backing the man who caused Alan Shatter to resign
# THE NEVERENDING STORY
# THE NEVERENDING STORY

The government is backing the man who caused Alan Shatter to resign

Aug 8th 2014, 4:17 PM 8,883 Views 21 Comments

The government will cover legal costs as the former justice minister seeks to quash some of the Guerin report’s findings.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Here's what happened when Mick Wallace and Ming complained about Alan Shatter
# SIPO
# SIPO

Here's what happened when Mick Wallace and Ming complained about Alan Shatter

Aug 7th 2014, 4:06 PM 25,908 Views 102 Comments

SIPO received complaints about the former justice minister from the two outspoken politicians.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Did Alan Shatter really cheat death at Dublin Airport yesterday?
# Shatter Myself
# Shatter Myself

Did Alan Shatter really cheat death at Dublin Airport yesterday?

Aug 6th 2014, 12:14 PM 42,334 Views 71 Comments

The former justice minister reportedly had a lucky escape yesterday…

# alan-shatter - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Here's why Alan Shatter's legal challenge could cause the government more problems
# THE NEVERENDING STORY
# THE NEVERENDING STORY

Here's why Alan Shatter's legal challenge could cause the government more problems

Jul 31st 2014, 7:45 AM 12,764 Views 38 Comments

Analysis: He hasn’t gone away you know…

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 30th 2014, 11:37 PM 19,673 Views 1 Comment

Everyone’s talking about the body found in Co Meath, Gaza strikes, and the bulging Moon.

How has Alan Shatter gone from Department of Justice to High Court?
# Guerin
# Guerin

How has Alan Shatter gone from Department of Justice to High Court?

Jul 30th 2014, 4:04 PM 13,080 Views 0 Comments

We knew he was not on board with the Guerin Report findings. Now we know just how far he intends to go with it.

# alan-shatter - Monday 28 July, 2014

Secrecy has become part of Justice Dept's DNA, damning report concludes
# Closed And Secretive
# Closed And Secretive

Secrecy has become part of Justice Dept's DNA, damning report concludes

Jul 28th 2014, 10:57 PM 16,654 Views 74 Comments

The report, initiated in the wake of the Guerin findings, found there was a “closed, secretive” culture in the Department.

# alan-shatter - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Another year over: What exactly has happened in the Dáil since September
# Review
# Review

Another year over: What exactly has happened in the Dáil since September

Jul 19th 2014, 8:30 AM 5,252 Views 7 Comments

We take a look back on some of the major events that defined the 2013/14 session in Leinster House.

# alan-shatter - Friday 11 July, 2014

Alan Shatter wants a human rights commission to examine how the Guerin Report was put together
# Still Angry
# Still Angry

Alan Shatter wants a human rights commission to examine how the Guerin Report was put together

Jul 11th 2014, 11:56 AM 7,290 Views 49 Comments

It’s not all new ministers today, an ex-minister refuses to be forgotten.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

'It's like an army general giving orders: You do what you're told' - Varadkar
# Reshuffle
# Reshuffle

'It's like an army general giving orders: You do what you're told' - Varadkar

Jul 2nd 2014, 11:39 AM 13,285 Views 27 Comments

The Transport Minister has been talking about the upcoming reshuffle, the Rugby World Cup and why he prefers Frances Fitzgerald to Alan Shatter.

# alan-shatter - Monday 23 June, 2014

VIDEO: What does Joan Burton think has been Labour's biggest mistake in government?
# Any Regrets?
# Any Regrets?

VIDEO: What does Joan Burton think has been Labour's biggest mistake in government?

Jun 23rd 2014, 10:30 PM 14,094 Views 53 Comments

The Labour leadership contender has given a wide-ranging interview to TheJournal.ie today. Here is some of what she said.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Shatter: 'I was secretly put on trial, and wasn't given a chance to defend myself'
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

Shatter: 'I was secretly put on trial, and wasn't given a chance to defend myself'

Jun 19th 2014, 10:10 PM 17,170 Views 80 Comments

The former Minister for Justice has blasted the Guerin report for ‘completely failing to follow fair procedure’.

In full: Shatter's slams the barrister whose report led to his resignation as justice minister
# Shatter-ing
# Shatter-ing

In full: Shatter's slams the barrister whose report led to his resignation as justice minister

Jun 19th 2014, 5:00 PM 11,583 Views 38 Comments

The former justice minister has delivered a blistering criticism of the report carried out by barrister Seán Guerin.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 12 June, 2014

People warned that tall trees may cause 'distress' to neighbours
# Pro Light
# Pro Light

People warned that tall trees may cause 'distress' to neighbours

Jun 12th 2014, 5:43 PM 20,892 Views 36 Comments

Terence Flanagan said that planning laws needed to be updated to include tree height.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Here's what Alan Shatter has to say about the GSOC 'bugging' report
# Cooke Report
# Cooke Report

Here's what Alan Shatter has to say about the GSOC 'bugging' report

Jun 11th 2014, 8:02 PM 6,976 Views 17 Comments

The former Minister for Justice said that retired Judge Cooke’s dealing with the matters in the report was in the public interest.

# alan-shatter - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Fitzgerald has confidence in GSOC, says Cooke report is 'food for thought' for Shatter's critics
# BUGGING
# BUGGING

Fitzgerald has confidence in GSOC, says Cooke report is 'food for thought' for Shatter's critics

Jun 10th 2014, 9:35 PM 5,904 Views 15 Comments

The Minister for Justice was speaking after the publication of the report into allegations that the offices of the Garda Ombudsman were bugged.

# alan-shatter - Friday 6 June, 2014

Taoiseach's office has GSOC bugging report but he hasn't seen it yet
# BUGGING
# BUGGING

Taoiseach's office has GSOC bugging report but he hasn't seen it yet

Jun 6th 2014, 10:40 PM 7,908 Views 28 Comments

The Taoiseach is not likely to see the report until Monday as he is currently on a trade mission in California.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 5 June, 2014

More bad news for Rehab: Charity loses lottery case against State
# It Could Not Be You
# It Could Not Be You

More bad news for Rehab: Charity loses lottery case against State

Jun 5th 2014, 9:55 PM 24,954 Views 24 Comments

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has welcomed today’s High Court ruling.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Brian Purcell appears before the Justice Committee, but refuses to answer questions about Callinan
# None The Wiser
# None The Wiser

Brian Purcell appears before the Justice Committee, but refuses to answer questions about Callinan

May 28th 2014, 7:40 PM 9,442 Views 49 Comments

Members of the committee slammed his lack of cooperation as “farcical”.

# alan-shatter - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson
# The Final Whistle
# The Final Whistle

'The government treats people like gobshites' - John Wilson

May 27th 2014, 6:15 AM 15,841 Views 70 Comments

The former garda welcomed Eamon Gilmore’s resignation as Labour leader, describing him as “arrogant”.

# alan-shatter - Sunday 25 May, 2014

There was "a little Machiavelli twist" in Shatter's decision to donate severance pay
# Jack And Jill
# Jack And Jill

There was "a little Machiavelli twist" in Shatter's decision to donate severance pay

May 25th 2014, 1:55 PM 17,054 Views 50 Comments

The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation’s CEO has said he doesn’t believe the government would have used the money wisely.

# alan-shatter - Friday 23 May, 2014

Alan Shatter is going nowhere, and why would he when he can put on a show like this?
# Showman Shatter
# Showman Shatter

Alan Shatter is going nowhere, and why would he when he can put on a show like this?

May 23rd 2014, 6:45 AM 16,078 Views 89 Comments

Analysis: Whatever about his failings as a justice minister, Alan Shatter knows how to do suspense, as we found out yesterday.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Alan Shatter will donate severance payments to Jack & Jill Foundation
# Charity
# Charity

Alan Shatter will donate severance payments to Jack & Jill Foundation

May 22nd 2014, 11:00 PM 33,792 Views 274 Comments

The former Minister for Justice was entitled to these recently abolished payments.

Alan Shatter: "I'm going nowhere"
# Here To Stay
# Here To Stay

Alan Shatter: "I'm going nowhere"

May 22nd 2014, 3:18 PM 20,613 Views 126 Comments

“I am extraordinarily well,” the former justice minister said today.

Throwback Thursday: Politics edition
# TBT
# TBT

Throwback Thursday: Politics edition

May 22nd 2014, 1:05 PM 7,770 Views 8 Comments

From befriending Tom Cruise to stealing each other’s outfits, our politicians have done it all.

Just one more hour of mud-slinging, folks... The broadcast ban kicks in at 2pm
# Countdown To Zero
# Countdown To Zero

Just one more hour of mud-slinging, folks... The broadcast ban kicks in at 2pm

May 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 12,630 Views 46 Comments

As far as TV and radio stations are concerned, it’s all over bar the counting…

Taoiseach reveals €191,000 in severance payments to former Fianna Fail ministers
# Paid Up
# Paid Up

Taoiseach reveals €191,000 in severance payments to former Fianna Fail ministers

May 22nd 2014, 12:24 PM 17,781 Views 116 Comments

Enda Kenny said that four ministers are in receipt of payments despite a pledge not to draw them.

Alan Shatter to reveal if he will accept €70k worth of severance payments
# Alan Shatter
# Alan Shatter

Alan Shatter to reveal if he will accept €70k worth of severance payments

May 22nd 2014, 8:30 AM 9,168 Views 101 Comments

The former Minister for Justice could waive the payments.