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#McNulty-gate

# mcnulty-gate - Saturday 17 January, 2015

After the reshuffle snub and McNulty-gate, what's it like to be a woman in Fine Gael?
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

After the reshuffle snub and McNulty-gate, what's it like to be a woman in Fine Gael?

Jan 17th 2015, 5:30 PM 10,666 Views 42 Comments

We asked backbencher Aine Collins.

# mcnulty-gate - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Enda: I don’t live in a world where people only tell you nice things
# Enda's World
# Enda's World

Enda: I don’t live in a world where people only tell you nice things

Dec 27th 2014, 1:00 PM 12,052 Views 84 Comments

The Taoiseach has hit back at claims there is an atmosphere of non-criticism in Fine Gael.

# mcnulty-gate - Monday 10 November, 2014

Frank Flannery was pretty astounded with the way Fine Gael handled McNulty-gate
# Frankly Speaking
# Frankly Speaking

Frank Flannery was pretty astounded with the way Fine Gael handled McNulty-gate

Nov 10th 2014, 10:00 AM 16,475 Views 27 Comments

The former Fine Gael strategist has had his say on McNulty-gate.

# mcnulty-gate - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Here is John McNulty's handwritten note accepting his controversial state board appointment
# Notes On A Scandal
# Notes On A Scandal

Here is John McNulty's handwritten note accepting his controversial state board appointment

Oct 29th 2014, 3:37 PM 14,714 Views 22 Comments

The former Fine Gael Seanad candidate’s nomination to the board of IMMA caused a huge political crisis recently.

# mcnulty-gate - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Overlooked Seanad hopeful who quit Fine Gael is now working for Lucinda Creighton
# New Job
# New Job

Overlooked Seanad hopeful who quit Fine Gael is now working for Lucinda Creighton

Oct 23rd 2014, 10:20 AM 11,596 Views 21 Comments

Samantha Long is working as a secretary for the former Fine Gael minister.

# mcnulty-gate - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Fine Gael TD claims that €10k diamond ring story leaked to cause him harm
# Ring-gate
# Ring-gate

Fine Gael TD claims that €10k diamond ring story leaked to cause him harm

Oct 14th 2014, 11:53 AM 14,023 Views 58 Comments

Séan Conlan has been responding to a story on the front of the Irish Independent today.

# mcnulty-gate - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Opinion: The McNulty affair shows political reform has misplaced focus
# Seanad
# Seanad

Opinion: The McNulty affair shows political reform has misplaced focus

Oct 11th 2014, 7:00 PM 36 Views 3 Comments

Appointing party members to state boards is actually defensible in many ways, writes Eoin O’Malley.

# mcnulty-gate - Friday 10 October, 2014

Fine Gael's John McNulty has lost the Seanad by-election - and here's who beat him
# Seanad
# Seanad

Fine Gael's John McNulty has lost the Seanad by-election - and here's who beat him

Oct 10th 2014, 11:00 PM 24,339 Views 65 Comments

Former TUI president Gerard Craughwell is the country’s newest senator.

# mcnulty-gate - Monday 6 October, 2014

John McNulty goes back to running his shop as Enda says he didn't vote for him
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

John McNulty goes back to running his shop as Enda says he didn't vote for him

Oct 6th 2014, 2:03 PM 12,982 Views 33 Comments

The reluctant candidate could yet win the Seanad by-election on Friday.

# mcnulty-gate - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Minister: It would be a 'cop out' to reveal Fine Gael official
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

Minister: It would be a 'cop out' to reveal Fine Gael official

Oct 5th 2014, 1:31 PM 7,427 Views 36 Comments

Minister of State for Skills Damien English says that it’s a party matter.

# mcnulty-gate - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Heather Humphreys had another bad afternoon answering questions on 'McNulty-gate'
# Baptism Of Fire
# Baptism Of Fire

Heather Humphreys had another bad afternoon answering questions on 'McNulty-gate'

Oct 2nd 2014, 3:55 PM 9,930 Views 42 Comments

The relatively new Arts Minister continues to face questions over the John McNulty debacle.

It turns out 'an awful lot of people' have already voted for John McNulty

It turns out 'an awful lot of people' have already voted for John McNulty

Oct 2nd 2014, 12:28 PM 7,910 Views 33 Comments

Even though the Fine Gael candidate has effectively withdrawn from the race.

# mcnulty-gate - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Enda: I can't name the Fine Gael official because they'd be pilloried
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

Enda: I can't name the Fine Gael official because they'd be pilloried

Oct 1st 2014, 7:55 PM 19,045 Views 120 Comments

The Taoiseach is this evening facing his parliamentary party for the first time since the John McNulty controversy broke.

'This story is unravelling as it gets made up': Yep, they're still talking 'McNulty-gate' in the Dáil
# THE NEVERENDING STORY
# THE NEVERENDING STORY

'This story is unravelling as it gets made up': Yep, they're still talking 'McNulty-gate' in the Dáil

Oct 1st 2014, 12:53 PM 9,162 Views 44 Comments

Enda Kenny faced more questions today on the circumstances surrounding John McNulty’s appointment to a state board.

# mcnulty-gate - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

GONE: John McNulty has withdrawn from the Seanad by-election
# He's Out
# He's Out

GONE: John McNulty has withdrawn from the Seanad by-election

Sep 30th 2014, 10:15 PM 16,394 Views 67 Comments

The Fine Gael nominee for the upper house has said contesting the election would distract from the “critical work of government”.

McNulty met with FG officials before Seanad race withdrawal - but says he wasn't pushed
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

McNulty met with FG officials before Seanad race withdrawal - but says he wasn't pushed

Sep 30th 2014, 7:42 PM 6,289 Views 36 Comments

The Minister for Arts also said that McNulty wasn’t a Seanad candidate when she appointed him to the board of IMMA.

Here's why Enda Kenny now has a BIG problem in the Seanad
# Another Fine Mess
# Another Fine Mess

Here's why Enda Kenny now has a BIG problem in the Seanad

Sep 30th 2014, 5:30 PM 15,398 Views 31 Comments

Analysis: The coalition does not have a majority in the upper house and won’t now that John McNulty has withdrawn from the by-election race.

None of Enda Kenny's cabinet colleagues asked him to explain 'McNulty-gate' today
# State Boards
# State Boards

None of Enda Kenny's cabinet colleagues asked him to explain 'McNulty-gate' today

Sep 30th 2014, 3:13 PM 5,354 Views 23 Comments

Meanwhile, Brendan Howlin has announced changes to the way state board appointments are made today.

# mcnulty-gate - Monday 29 September, 2014

Joan Burton is glad Enda Kenny apologised over 'McNulty-gate'
# State Boards
# State Boards

Joan Burton is glad Enda Kenny apologised over 'McNulty-gate'

Sep 29th 2014, 2:33 PM 6,873 Views 59 Comments

Meanwhile, Brendan Howlin will be bringing a memorandum to Government on this issue.

McNulty appears as IMMA board member on Seanad ballot paper - even though he's resigned
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

McNulty appears as IMMA board member on Seanad ballot paper - even though he's resigned

Sep 29th 2014, 10:39 AM 5,171 Views 17 Comments

The controversy over Fine Gael’s pick for the vacant Seanad seat is rumbling on.

# mcnulty-gate - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Fianna Fáil wants Enda to give the Dáil a "detailed explanation" of McNulty-gate
# IMMA
# IMMA

Fianna Fáil wants Enda to give the Dáil a "detailed explanation" of McNulty-gate

Sep 28th 2014, 8:43 PM 11,091 Views 76 Comments

Micheál Martin believes “very fundamental questions” still need to be answered.

Poll: Who do you blame most for the John McNulty scandal?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Who do you blame most for the John McNulty scandal?

Sep 28th 2014, 10:11 AM 12,986 Views 63 Comments

The affair is going away, but who shoulders the most blame?

# mcnulty-gate - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Minister claims "no connection" between McNulty board appointment and Seanad nomination
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

Minister claims "no connection" between McNulty board appointment and Seanad nomination

Sep 27th 2014, 4:44 PM 6,405 Views 37 Comments

The opposition claim that the controversy is growing ‘shabbier by the day’.

8 things you need to know about Fine Gael's Seanad shambles... and why it matters
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

8 things you need to know about Fine Gael's Seanad shambles... and why it matters

Sep 27th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,055 Views 36 Comments

A little-known losing local election candidate is at the centre of a controversy that is causing huge problems for Fine Gael.

# mcnulty-gate - Friday 26 September, 2014

'Not my finest hour': Enda Kenny says he takes all the blame for McNulty-gate
# All His Fault
# All His Fault

'Not my finest hour': Enda Kenny says he takes all the blame for McNulty-gate

Sep 26th 2014, 11:59 PM 27,472 Views 124 Comments

The Taoiseach has said he takes full responsibility for the controversy surrounding John McNulty’s nomination to the Seanad.

FG TD thinks McNulty appointment is 'stroke politics at its worst'... and he's not the only one
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

FG TD thinks McNulty appointment is 'stroke politics at its worst'... and he's not the only one

Sep 26th 2014, 5:20 PM 15,617 Views 67 Comments

Meanwhile, Finance Minister Michael Noonan has sought to play down the John McNulty controversy today.

# mcnulty-gate - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Overlooked Seanad hopeful Samantha Long quits Fine Gael, says party is ignoring females
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

Overlooked Seanad hopeful Samantha Long quits Fine Gael, says party is ignoring females

Sep 25th 2014, 11:39 AM 8,603 Views 51 Comments

Meanwhile, Micheál Martin has called for the Seanad by-election process to be re-run.