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# mcnulty-gate - Saturday 17 January, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

Even though the Fine Gael candidate has effectively withdrawn from the race.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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

Poll: Who do you blame most for the John McNulty scandal? Poll This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

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

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