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#Ivor The Terrible

# ivor-the-terrible - Monday 28 July, 2014

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 14,051 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?

# ivor-the-terrible - Thursday 12 January, 2012

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 5,941 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.

# ivor-the-terrible - Sunday 3 July, 2011

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

Jul 3rd 2011, 7:22 PM 225 Views 0 Comments

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

# ivor-the-terrible - Monday 30 May, 2011

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 571 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-the-terrible - Thursday 24 March, 2011

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 2,102 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-the-terrible - Friday 28 January, 2011

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 3,399 Views 0 Comments

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

# ivor-the-terrible - Friday 14 January, 2011

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 1,485 Views 4 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”.

# ivor-the-terrible - Monday 6 December, 2010

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

Dec 6th 2010, 2:38 PM 670 Views 2 Comments

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

# ivor-the-terrible - Sunday 5 December, 2010

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 450 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.

# ivor-the-terrible - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

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 214 Views 0 Comments

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

# ivor-the-terrible - Tuesday 7 September, 2010

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

Sep 7th 2010, 7:35 PM 445 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 270 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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What is it that Ivor wants the court to do?

Sep 7th 2010, 9:07 AM 253 Views 0 Comments

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

# ivor-the-terrible - Sunday 5 September, 2010

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 266 Views 0 Comments

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

# ivor-the-terrible - Monday 30 August, 2010

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 328 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 353 Views 0 Comments

Is Ivor planning to make use of his suspension time?

# ivor-the-terrible - Monday 23 August, 2010

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 202 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 158 Views 0 Comments

Ivor Callely may face another investigation into undeclared property ownership.

# ivor-the-terrible - Sunday 22 August, 2010

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

# ivor-the-terrible - Friday 20 August, 2010

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

Aug 20th 2010, 7:27 PM 145 Views 0 Comments

# ivor-the-terrible - Monday 9 August, 2010

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

Aug 9th 2010, 12:32 PM 412 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 272 Views 0 Comments

Senator claims he doesn’t know how it happened.

# ivor-the-terrible - Thursday 5 August, 2010

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 313 Views 0 Comments

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

# ivor-the-terrible - Tuesday 3 August, 2010

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 119 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 356 Views 0 Comments

More calls for Ivor Callely to resign.

# ivor-the-terrible - Sunday 1 August, 2010

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

Aug 1st 2010, 11:25 AM 348 Views 2 Comments

He really won’t get out of this one.

# ivor-the-terrible - Wednesday 21 July, 2010

Kick Ivor out
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Kick Ivor out

Jul 21st 2010, 5:11 PM 106 Views 0 Comments

# ivor-the-terrible - Friday 16 July, 2010

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 198 Views 0 Comments

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

# ivor-the-terrible - Thursday 15 July, 2010

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

Jul 15th 2010, 9:16 AM 235 Views 0 Comments

First a Seanad committee, but what next?

# ivor-the-terrible - Wednesday 14 July, 2010

Callely suspended without pay
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Callely suspended without pay

Jul 14th 2010, 9:19 PM 317 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 554 Views 0 Comments

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

# ivor-the-terrible - Tuesday 13 July, 2010

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

Jul 13th 2010, 5:06 PM 53 Views 0 Comments

Callely put Cork house up for sale FIVE years ago
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Callely put Cork house up for sale FIVE years ago

Jul 13th 2010, 4:41 PM 299 Views 0 Comments

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