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#Ivor The Terrible

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The Callely Controversies: From Fianna Fáil favourite to five months in prison
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The Callely Controversies: From Fianna Fáil favourite to five months in prison

Jul 28th 2014, 2:00 PM 14,058 Views 57 Comments

The former Fianna Fáil minister has been jailed for five months. But why has he proved such a controversial figure over the years?

Callely win could land taxpayer with €500k legal bill
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Callely win could land taxpayer with €500k legal bill

Jan 12th 2012, 11:46 AM 5,953 Views 71 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee is told that Ivor Callely’s legal fees for his Supreme Court challenge could reach hundreds of thousands.

Levet the hometown hero at French Open
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Levet the hometown hero at French Open

Jul 3rd 2011, 7:22 PM 234 Views 0 Comments

Parisian wins by one stroke on the final day at Le Golf National.

Seanad could sit more often than Dáil under new Leader's plans
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Seanad could sit more often than Dáil under new Leader's plans

May 30th 2011, 9:36 AM 574 Views 0 Comments

Maurice Cummins wants to ensure that the Seanad sits on Fridays where possible – a practice not yet followed by the Dáil.

Ivor asked to leave Seanad after demanding time for personal statement
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Ivor asked to leave Seanad after demanding time for personal statement

Mar 24th 2011, 12:24 PM 2,110 Views 0 Comments

The final sitting of the Seanad is called to a halt after the controversial Callely seeks time to explain his expenses claims.

Ivor's Seanad finale: "The truth shall set you free"
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Ivor's Seanad finale: "The truth shall set you free"

Jan 28th 2011, 11:38 AM 3,427 Views 6 Comments

The controversial Senator retires in the same way he lived: annoying pretty much everyone else in Seanad Éireann.

Ivor Callely wins High Court challenge to Seanad committee
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Ivor Callely wins High Court challenge to Seanad committee

Jan 14th 2011, 11:17 AM 1,493 Views 0 Comments

Senator suspended for 20 sitting days after Committee investigation into his expenses claims, thanks friends and supports for “tremendous support” while he was “under sustained attack”.

Ahern, Cowen named Ireland's top blaggers
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Ahern, Cowen named Ireland's top blaggers

Dec 6th 2010, 2:38 PM 673 Views 1 Comment

The former and current Taoisigh top a public poll of people or bodies known for blagging their way into riches.

Ivor Callely has yet to repay €6,000 owed to Dept of Transport: report
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Ivor Callely has yet to repay €6,000 owed to Dept of Transport: report

Dec 5th 2010, 3:25 PM 452 Views 0 Comments

Newspaper claims senator has not returned funds and says Noel Dempsey questioned why information regarding Callely’s expenses was brought to its attention.

Seanad lawyers tell Court it cannot hear Callely appeal
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Seanad lawyers tell Court it cannot hear Callely appeal

Oct 6th 2010, 7:38 PM 221 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the Seanad committee that suspended Ivor Callely tell the High Court to butt out of Oireachtas business.

Callely challenge chalked in for October
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Callely challenge chalked in for October

Sep 7th 2010, 7:35 PM 446 Views 0 Comments

High Court hearing won’t happen before Seanad gets back in session.

Callely wins full High Court hearing over Seanad suspension
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Callely wins full High Court hearing over Seanad suspension

Sep 7th 2010, 1:58 PM 272 Views 0 Comments

Ivor will be given a full case in the High Court to challenge his suspension from the Seanad over his expenses claims.

Callely “has not had a day’s peace”
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Callely “has not had a day’s peace”

Sep 7th 2010, 12:04 PM 247 Views 0 Comments

What is it that Ivor wants the court to do?
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# Ivor The Terrible

What is it that Ivor wants the court to do?

Sep 7th 2010, 9:07 AM 254 Views 0 Comments

Callely will today launch a High Court challenge into his Seanad suspension. What are his arguments likely to be?

Callely tricked ministers into speaking at his Oireachtas fundraisers
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Callely tricked ministers into speaking at his Oireachtas fundraisers

Sep 5th 2010, 10:13 AM 271 Views 0 Comments

Ivor charged up to €1,000 for two tickets to a fundraising lunch in Leinster House. The Oireachtas isn’t happy.

Callely trip for US elections off the cards
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Callely trip for US elections off the cards

Aug 30th 2010, 8:22 PM 337 Views 0 Comments

Government chief whip rules out Callely’s nomination for travel.

Callely could travel to US as election observer
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Callely could travel to US as election observer

Aug 30th 2010, 6:06 PM 366 Views 0 Comments

Is Ivor planning to make use of his suspension time?

Callely given two weeks to respond to expenses claims
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Callely given two weeks to respond to expenses claims

Aug 23rd 2010, 8:47 PM 204 Views 0 Comments

A two-week stay of execution for Ivor, while Larry Butler will attend a committee in a month’s time.

Callely to face new inquiry
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Callely to face new inquiry

Aug 23rd 2010, 9:12 AM 162 Views 0 Comments

Ivor Callely may face another investigation into undeclared property ownership.

Fresh expense controversy for Callely
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Fresh expense controversy for Callely

Aug 22nd 2010, 10:38 AM 318 Views 0 Comments

Round three: Ding ding! On top of residence fibs and false phone expense claims, Callely has claimed for another €87,000

Senators send formal responses over ethics complaints
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Senators send formal responses over ethics complaints

Aug 20th 2010, 7:27 PM 146 Views 0 Comments

Why can't Ivor Callely be sacked?
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Why can't Ivor Callely be sacked?

Aug 9th 2010, 12:32 PM 414 Views 0 Comments

We explain why nobody can force Ivor Callely out of his seat in the Seanad.

Callely: the statement at last
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Callely: the statement at last

Aug 9th 2010, 7:49 AM 276 Views 0 Comments

Senator claims he doesn’t know how it happened.

Callely will make €240,000 in the year after he quits
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Callely will make €240,000 in the year after he quits

Aug 5th 2010, 9:44 AM 318 Views 0 Comments

With a payoff like that, why wouldn’t he bow to public pressure and walk?

Callely suspended over fresh allegations
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Callely suspended over fresh allegations

Aug 3rd 2010, 10:15 PM 232 Views 0 Comments

Callely suspended for behaviour “unbecoming” a member of Fianna Fáil… namely, claims that he used forged documents to file expenses.

Gogarty says Callely can be suspended continuously
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Gogarty says Callely can be suspended continuously

Aug 3rd 2010, 2:38 PM 125 Views 0 Comments

Deputy Gogarty has called written to the Dáil clerk asking him to investigate the senator.

'Pure gombeenism'
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'Pure gombeenism'

Aug 3rd 2010, 9:09 AM 369 Views 0 Comments

More calls for Ivor Callely to resign.

Ivor claimed €3,000 for mobile phones - on forged invoices
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# Ivor The Terrible

Ivor claimed €3,000 for mobile phones - on forged invoices

Aug 1st 2010, 11:25 AM 356 Views 1 Comment

He really won’t get out of this one.

Kick Ivor out
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Kick Ivor out

Jul 21st 2010, 5:11 PM 109 Views 0 Comments

Cowen to Callely: Consider your position in the Seanad
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Cowen to Callely: Consider your position in the Seanad

Jul 16th 2010, 4:14 PM 201 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach tells Ivor he can’t fire him, but that he should ponder quitting himself.

Will Ivor face the Gardaí?
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Will Ivor face the Gardaí?

Jul 15th 2010, 9:16 AM 240 Views 0 Comments

First a Seanad committee, but what next?

Callely suspended without pay
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Callely suspended without pay

Jul 14th 2010, 9:19 PM 323 Views 0 Comments

A Seanad committee has recommended that the senator be suspended following revelations about his residence.

3,000 square feet, one Senator owner – €650,000
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3,000 square feet, one Senator owner – €650,000

Jul 14th 2010, 10:30 AM 565 Views 0 Comments

Ivor Callely is selling the Cork holiday home at the centre of his expenses scandal. Let’s take a look inside.

Callely invokes divine inspiration and insists innocence
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Callely invokes divine inspiration and insists innocence

Jul 13th 2010, 5:06 PM 56 Views 0 Comments

Callely put Cork house up for sale FIVE years ago
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# Ivor The Terrible

Callely put Cork house up for sale FIVE years ago

Jul 13th 2010, 4:41 PM 301 Views 0 Comments

…but he still insists he has been using it as his primary residence since 2007.