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# independent-td - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Renua in talks with 'more than one' Independent TD about becoming leader of the party

The party said that it may also consider changing its name and branding as part of a wider review.

# independent-td - Monday 18 March, 2019

Clare TD Michael Harty: 'I took a different view from my rural colleagues on the drink driving laws'

“The day of just two will do is no longer acceptable,” Dr Michael Harty, chair of the Oireachtas Health Committee, told

# independent-td - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Mick Wallace won't go to gardaí with Nama info... just yet

The Wexford TD is calling for an independent investigation into concerns surrounding Nama’s Northern Ireland property deal.

# independent-td - Monday 5 January, 2015

'Heads need to be knocked together' to lift two year boil water notice in Galway

Could temporary water treatment facilities be the solution?

# independent-td - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Shane Ross is the current favourite to lead a new political party

That’s according to a poll that the Independent TD commissioned himself.

# independent-td - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

TD: Indian-born doctors are being used as a 'band-aid' in Irish hospitals

Waterford deputy John Halligan says many Indian doctors are likely to leave the country as they’re not being afforded the same rights as their Irish colleagues.

# independent-td - Monday 2 September, 2013

Independent TD to publish book of poetry later this month

John Halligan said the poems will be based on his life in politics.

# independent-td - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Ming points controversy 'damages reputation of independents' - Joan Collins

Joan Collins was one of four TDs, including Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, who highlighted the issue of penalty points being quashed. She said revelations about ‘Ming’ will impact on the reputation of independent deputies.

# independent-td - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

TD claims sports star and journalist had penalty points cancelled

People Before Profit TD Joan Collins has used parliamentary privilege to reveal the names of an Irish sports star and journalist who allegedly had penalty points struck-off their licence.

# independent-td - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Clare Daly resigns from the Socialist Party

The Dublin North TD tendered her resignation yesterday according to the party which said that she valued her political relationship with Mick Wallace more than her work with the party.

# independent-td - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Mick Wallace promises to donate half of salary to VAT repayment

The Independent TD for Wexford delivered an apology in the Dáil this evening after it emerged a week ago that he had under-declared VAT his company owed.

# independent-td - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Mick Wallace properties now worth just €4million

In 2004 assets including Dublin’s ‘Italian Quarter’ were valued at more than €11million by M&J Wallace.

# independent-td - Friday 5 November, 2010

Dear Santa, I'd like a bypass, a hospital, a selection box..

With the government increasingly reliant on his support to get the Budget through, Jackie Healy-Rae makes an early start on his Christmas wish list.