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# mcnulty - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Everything you need to know about the strangest election in Irish politics
# Sinead Burke
# Sinead Burke

Everything you need to know about the strangest election in Irish politics

Oct 17th 2015, 8:15 AM 18,088 Views 69 Comments

A Seanad by-election is a strange creature that’s not without controversy.

# mcnulty - 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 14,718 Views 22 Comments

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

# mcnulty - 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 - Friday 10 October, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Oct 10th 2014, 11:11 PM 15,110 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about our newest Senator, Irish preparation for Ebola, and a girl called Malala.

24 candidates, but only one who isn't asking for votes ... Happy by-election day
# Polling Time
# Polling Time

24 candidates, but only one who isn't asking for votes ... Happy by-election day

Oct 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,277 Views 14 Comments

Polls open in Roscommon-South Leitrim and Dublin South West … And will John McNulty take a seat in the Seanad? We’ll know by this afternoon.

# mcnulty - 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 12,989 Views 33 Comments

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

State of the Nation: Kite-flying and 'dirty tricks'
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Kite-flying and 'dirty tricks'

Oct 6th 2014, 9:00 AM 5,647 Views 12 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# mcnulty - Friday 3 October, 2014

Tánaiste won't say who she's voting for in the Seanad election
# The Mcnulty Saga
# The Mcnulty Saga

Tánaiste won't say who she's voting for in the Seanad election

Oct 3rd 2014, 2:27 PM 5,764 Views 63 Comments

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach said he “won’t speculate” on the outcome of the ballot. Many TDs have already voted for the Donegal man.

# mcnulty - 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 9,932 Views 42 Comments

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

Joan Burton told: 'The country wants Enda's head on a plate and you can deliver it'
# Question Time
# Question Time

Joan Burton told: 'The country wants Enda's head on a plate and you can deliver it'

Oct 2nd 2014, 1:07 PM 15,104 Views 77 Comments

Mick Wallace said people are sick with ‘cronyism in Irish politics’.

# mcnulty - 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 19,046 Views 120 Comments

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

# mcnulty - 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 16,400 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 15,400 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 5,355 Views 23 Comments

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

# mcnulty - 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 6,874 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 5,174 Views 17 Comments

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

# mcnulty - Saturday 27 September, 2014

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 12,078 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 - 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 27,479 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 15,618 Views 67 Comments

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

# mcnulty - Thursday 25 September, 2014

John McNulty quits controversial state board job... but will continue his Seanad bid
# Controversy
# Controversy

John McNulty quits controversial state board job... but will continue his Seanad bid

Sep 25th 2014, 11:00 PM 22,682 Views 99 Comments

The controversy surrounding Fine Gael’s nominee for the upper house is rumbling on today.

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 8,623 Views 51 Comments

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

State of the Nation: This McNulty scandal is really building up a head of steam...
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: This McNulty scandal is really building up a head of steam...

Sep 25th 2014, 8:58 AM 7,361 Views 16 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# mcnulty - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Lots of Fine Gael and Labour people are angry about this man’s appointment to a state board
# McNulty
# McNulty

Lots of Fine Gael and Labour people are angry about this man’s appointment to a state board

Sep 24th 2014, 10:00 PM 17,772 Views 61 Comments

Seanad hopeful John McNulty addressed members of the Fine Gael parliamentary party in Leinster House this evening.

Stroke politics? The controversy over Fine Gael's Seanad hopeful isn't going away
# McNulty
# McNulty

Stroke politics? The controversy over Fine Gael's Seanad hopeful isn't going away

Sep 24th 2014, 12:40 PM 6,841 Views 34 Comments

John McNulty was appointed to a state board days before Fine Gael nominated him for the Seanad.

# mcnulty - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Arts Minister defends decision to give Fine Gael's Seanad nominee a state board job
# Seanad-igans
# Seanad-igans

Arts Minister defends decision to give Fine Gael's Seanad nominee a state board job

Sep 23rd 2014, 6:40 PM 16,598 Views 53 Comments

John McNulty was appointed to the board of the Irish Museum of Modern Art days before he was nominated for the vacant Seanad seat.

# mcnulty - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

In pictures: Dominic West at Trinity College Dublin
# Dominic West
# Dominic West

In pictures: Dominic West at Trinity College Dublin

Nov 22nd 2011, 10:27 PM 8,616 Views 7 Comments

The TCD graduate and star of the ‘The Wire’ spoke at the University Philosophical Society tonight.