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BAI rejects Maria Bailey's complaint over 'untrue and damaging' comments made on RTÉ radio
# Today With Sean O'Rourke
# Today With Sean O'Rourke

BAI rejects Maria Bailey's complaint over 'untrue and damaging' comments made on RTÉ radio

Jun 10th 2020, 1:17 PM 72,280 Views 25 Comments

The BAI determined that the subject matter was treated fairly and presented in an objective manner.

Former TD Maria Bailey issues defamation proceedings against Irish Mirror publisher
# High Court
# High Court

Former TD Maria Bailey issues defamation proceedings against Irish Mirror publisher

May 28th 2020, 7:40 PM 52,856 Views 0 Comments

Bailey did not contest the general election in February after being removed from the Fine Gael ticket.

Maria Bailey has said she's not running in the upcoming general election
# Swinggate
# Swinggate

Maria Bailey has said she's not running in the upcoming general election

Updated Jan 22nd 2020, 12:20 PM 40,353 Views 57 Comments

In a statement, the outgoing Dún Laoghaire TD said the past few months had been “extremely difficult”.

Taoiseach refutes claim by Maria Bailey that no review of election ticket occurred before her deselection
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Taoiseach refutes claim by Maria Bailey that no review of election ticket occurred before her deselection

Updated Nov 20th 2019, 9:41 PM 41,655 Views 94 Comments

Fine Gael members see the letter as a clear signal Bailey intends to fight the decision to deselect her.

Taoiseach 'absolutely confident' proper procedures were followed to remove Maria Bailey as candidate
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Taoiseach 'absolutely confident' proper procedures were followed to remove Maria Bailey as candidate

Nov 15th 2019, 4:52 PM 21,537 Views 49 Comments

Bailey was deselected as the general election candidate for Dún Laoghaire last night.

'Swing-gate' TD Maria Bailey removed from Fine Gael general election ticket
# Deselected
# Deselected

'Swing-gate' TD Maria Bailey removed from Fine Gael general election ticket

Nov 14th 2019, 9:24 PM 64,810 Views 179 Comments

The Dún Laoghaire TD was deselected following a meeting of the party executive.

Taoiseach drops hint that Bailey will be dropped from FG ticket ahead of crunch meeting
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Taoiseach drops hint that Bailey will be dropped from FG ticket ahead of crunch meeting

Updated Nov 14th 2019, 1:30 PM 42,076 Views 107 Comments

Fine Gael members voted for a review of the Dun Laoghaire election candidates following ‘Swing-gate’.

'I don't know how she's still standing': Doherty sympathetic to Bailey but declines to express election support
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

'I don't know how she's still standing': Doherty sympathetic to Bailey but declines to express election support

Nov 1st 2019, 12:52 PM 41,629 Views 95 Comments

It comes as Fine Gael members voted for a review of the Dun Laoghaire election candidates following ‘Swing-gate’.

Maria Bailey's spot on Fine Gael election ticket in jeopardy after crunch constituency meeting
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Maria Bailey's spot on Fine Gael election ticket in jeopardy after crunch constituency meeting

Updated Oct 31st 2019, 9:40 PM 49,559 Views 74 Comments

A large number of the party’s members took the secret ballot in a Dun Laoghaire hotel this evening.

Varadkar says he has confidence in Maria Bailey as a candidate in the next general election
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Varadkar says he has confidence in Maria Bailey as a candidate in the next general election

Updated Oct 18th 2019, 3:10 PM 58,866 Views 147 Comments

A motion of no confidence has been tabled against the Dun Laoghaire TD.

Six TDs and senators forced to refund €10,000 in expenses
# Expenses Claims
# Expenses Claims

Six TDs and senators forced to refund €10,000 in expenses

Oct 10th 2019, 2:34 PM 68,180 Views 112 Comments

Fine Gael’s Maria Bailey and Alan Farrell were among those found to have made invalid expenses claims.

Maria Bailey resigns as chair of two more Oireachtas committees following 'swing-gate'
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Maria Bailey resigns as chair of two more Oireachtas committees following 'swing-gate'

Aug 20th 2019, 9:25 PM 36,849 Views 70 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar last month sacked Bailey from the position of chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Housing.

Consumer watchdog to probe pricing of public liability insurance
# HIGH PREMIUMS
# HIGH PREMIUMS

Consumer watchdog to probe pricing of public liability insurance

Aug 15th 2019, 10:49 AM 10,308 Views 28 Comments

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission is to probe into the increasing levels of public liability insurance premiums.

Fine Gael TD Fergus O'Dowd says Maria Bailey should not stand for the party in the next election
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Fine Gael TD Fergus O'Dowd says Maria Bailey should not stand for the party in the next election

Jul 29th 2019, 2:09 PM 24,758 Views 88 Comments

The Louth TD said people were concerned about Bailey’s abandoned case against the Dean Hotel.

Calls for Josepha Madigan to give fuller account of her part in ‘swing-gate’
# Maria Bailey
# Maria Bailey

Calls for Josepha Madigan to give fuller account of her part in ‘swing-gate’

Updated Jul 24th 2019, 3:34 PM 44,102 Views 52 Comments

Minister Bruton says Madigan has no further questions to answer in relation to case.

Maria Bailey inquiry: Fine Gael TD will not be suspended from party but loses Oireachtas chair role
# Swings And Roundabouts
# Swings And Roundabouts

Maria Bailey inquiry: Fine Gael TD will not be suspended from party but loses Oireachtas chair role

Jul 23rd 2019, 5:26 PM 26,708 Views 110 Comments

Bailey’s role as chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Housing has been removed by the Taoiseach.

Varadkar receives dozens of similar emails from voters about FG boycott after Maria Bailey case
# Maria Bailey
# Maria Bailey

Varadkar receives dozens of similar emails from voters about FG boycott after Maria Bailey case

Jul 20th 2019, 10:00 PM 70,923 Views 89 Comments

FOI documents show correspondence sent to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the wake of the Maria Bailey swing fall case.

Regina Doherty says Taoiseach 'between a rock and a hard place' over Maria Bailey swing fall review
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Regina Doherty says Taoiseach 'between a rock and a hard place' over Maria Bailey swing fall review

Jul 7th 2019, 4:56 PM 30,889 Views 94 Comments

The Taoiseach has said he cannot publish the report as those involved in the review spoke on condition it would not be published.

Pressure mounts on Taoiseach to publish internal report into Maria Bailey swing fall case
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Pressure mounts on Taoiseach to publish internal report into Maria Bailey swing fall case

Jul 5th 2019, 6:26 PM 40,029 Views 77 Comments

Varadakr said he cannot publish the report.

Leo says it wasn't 'a bad day at the office after all', but swing-gate and co-living did real damage to FG
# Le2019
# Le2019

Leo says it wasn't 'a bad day at the office after all', but swing-gate and co-living did real damage to FG

Jun 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 27,192 Views 68 Comments

Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty said there was not one issue that did the damage.

'I wasn't sneering': Ross says he wasn't 'having a go' at Maria Bailey with swing photo
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

'I wasn't sneering': Ross says he wasn't 'having a go' at Maria Bailey with swing photo

May 31st 2019, 11:34 AM 65,522 Views 107 Comments

The minister said Bailey taking out an insurance claim after falling off a swing at a Dublin hotel was ‘a mistake’.

'We're satisfied with the result': Dean Hotel confirms Maria Bailey has officially withdrawn case
# Insurance
# Insurance

'We're satisfied with the result': Dean Hotel confirms Maria Bailey has officially withdrawn case

May 30th 2019, 1:59 PM 40,928 Views 55 Comments

Fine Gael announced yesterday it will launch an internal review of the case.

Fine Gael to launch internal review into Maria Bailey swing fall case
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Fine Gael to launch internal review into Maria Bailey swing fall case

May 29th 2019, 6:51 PM 67,844 Views 161 Comments

In recent days, the Taoiseach said Bailey caused ‘reputational damage’ to the party.

Maria Bailey won't chair Oireachtas meeting this morning as talks with Taoiseach loom
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Maria Bailey won't chair Oireachtas meeting this morning as talks with Taoiseach loom

May 29th 2019, 8:06 AM 33,343 Views 86 Comments

Speaking this morning, Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin said “we can all guess the answer” as to why Bailey wouldn’t chair the meeting.

Taoiseach to meet Maria Bailey 'as early as tomorrow' to discuss swing fall insurance claim
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Taoiseach to meet Maria Bailey 'as early as tomorrow' to discuss swing fall insurance claim

May 28th 2019, 6:30 PM 47,607 Views 91 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Bailey has caused “reputational damage” to the party.

Fine Gael reacts to 'car crash' Maria Bailey interview: 'I think she did herself a disservice this morning'
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Fine Gael reacts to 'car crash' Maria Bailey interview: 'I think she did herself a disservice this morning'

May 27th 2019, 1:09 PM 176,850 Views 219 Comments

TD Maria Bailey defended taking a claim against a hotel after falling off a swing.

Swing fall TD Maria Bailey says she won't 'bow down to keyboard warriors and bullies'
# Swings And Roundabouts
# Swings And Roundabouts

Swing fall TD Maria Bailey says she won't 'bow down to keyboard warriors and bullies'

May 27th 2019, 11:06 AM 90,895 Views 204 Comments

The Fine Gael TD today defended her now-dropped legal action against a Dublin hotel.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to speak to Maria Bailey over dropped swing claim against Dublin hotel
# Compensation Claim
# Compensation Claim

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to speak to Maria Bailey over dropped swing claim against Dublin hotel

May 26th 2019, 3:39 PM 90,294 Views 0 Comments

The TD dropped her case against the hotel following controversy over it this week.

'A private matter': No comment from Taoiseach as TD drops swing claim against Dublin hotel
# Compensation
# Compensation

'A private matter': No comment from Taoiseach as TD drops swing claim against Dublin hotel

May 25th 2019, 7:25 PM 59,130 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Independent reports today that TD Maria Bailey has dropped her claim against The Dean hotel.

Micheál Martin: Fine Gael TD's injury lawsuit 'flies in the face of everything being done to keep insurance costs down'
# Court
# Court

Micheál Martin: Fine Gael TD's injury lawsuit 'flies in the face of everything being done to keep insurance costs down'

May 23rd 2019, 11:04 AM 22,603 Views 0 Comments

Maria Bailey alleges negligence or breach of duty against the Dean Hotel over a fall from a swing at the venue.

'We live in a strange world': Michael McDowell criticises Fine Gael TD over injury lawsuit
# Seanad
# Seanad

'We live in a strange world': Michael McDowell criticises Fine Gael TD over injury lawsuit

May 22nd 2019, 7:54 AM 33,746 Views 0 Comments

McDowell referenced the case before the Circuit Civil Court in the Seanad yesterday.

Proposals to give parents a tax credit for directly employing childminders in their own home
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

Proposals to give parents a tax credit for directly employing childminders in their own home

Jan 2nd 2018, 8:20 AM 22,379 Views 33 Comments

Many people currently pay cash to their childminder, but this new measure would ensure these minders receive the benefits of any employee.

Twitter abuse: Fine Gael TDs call out senior party member who labelled women 'bitches'
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

Twitter abuse: Fine Gael TDs call out senior party member who labelled women 'bitches'

Nov 16th 2017, 11:10 AM 34,618 Views 158 Comments

Female members of the Fine Gael party have said comments made by one party member online are “unacceptable”.