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# Mick Wallace

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# High Court
MEPs Clare Daly and Mick Wallace launch legal actions against RTÉ
Both actions were filed yesterday in the High Court.
# resolution
‘We’re not playing to a gallery’: Daly and Wallace defend decision on Russia vote after criticism
MEP Mick Wallace argued today that Russia has ‘genuine security concerns’ about the idea of Ukraine joining Nato.
# view from europe
EU Parliament Ukraine rapporteur says Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are 'politically irrelevant' and 'marginal'
Last week, Wallace and Daly were two of just 13 MEPs who voted against a European Parliament resolution on Ukraine.
# MEPs
Mick Wallace says sending arms to Ukraine is 'madness' as he defends vote against EU motion
Wallace was just one of 13 MEPs who voted against a motion on Russian aggression in Ukraine.
# Energy
MEP calls on Taoiseach to oppose EU 'green' label for nuclear and gas
The divisive proposal would classify natural gas and nuclear power as sustainable investments.
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# European Parliament
Clare Daly and Mick Wallace dispute 'fake' election observer allegations
Daly and Wallace said that Ecuador’s and Venezuela’s elections were “conducted fairly and impartially, and their results are beyond question”.
# Iraq
Footage of Irish MEPs in Iraq used in YouTube video promoting a militia group
The European Parliament said the trip by Mick Wallace and Clare Daly does not represent the parliament.
# AstraZeneca
Mick Wallace says vaccine rollout delay is 'huge concern' and could cost lives
The independent MEP said “the most glaring problem in the last three or four weeks has been the delay in the rollout”.
# Revolutionary
Wexford's new jersey features an image of Che Guevara
The SSE Airtricity League First Division club have released pictures of their latest home shirt.
# Circuit Civil Court
Mick Wallace agrees to give bank keys to Clontarf home after Christmas
The court earlier heard that Wallace threatened to burn down the property.
# Fionn Wallace
Clare Daly defends decision to hire Mick Wallace's son as European parliament assistant
Daly has hired Fionn Wallace as one of her European Parliament assistants.
# backs turned
Turbulent day in European parliament as Brexit Party MEPs turn backs on EU anthem
Irish MEPs Clare Daly and Mick Wallace wore t-shirts with an image of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Mick Wallace becomes emotional during last Dáil address before he heads off to Europe
Wallace is one of four TDs elected to the European Parliament.
# european election
'Many think we're wrong to leave the Dáil, others want us to f**k off out of here' - Mick Wallace
“If people of the far-right want to run, that is there prerogative – I am not of that ilk,” he said.
# Interview
'I'm no expert in the cultivation of cannabis': Taoiseach supports idea of Irish farmers growing cannabis in the future
In a wide-ranging interview with, Varadkar discussed John Delaney, Brexit, Peter Casey and the European elections.
# Data Protection
'I would have the legs cut off me': Doherty says she won't release PSC report until she's given go-ahead
Minister Regina Doherty clashed with Mick Wallace over the Public Services Card earlier this week.
# Mental Health
'He's gone and he needn't have been gone': Mick Wallace gives impassioned speech about suicide
Wexford, where the TD is from, has the highest suicide rate in the country.
# Article 41.2
'Sexist, outdated, and going to go' - TDs clash over what's next for 'women in the home' section of Constitution
The forthcoming referendum bill was up for pre-legislative scrutiny in the Oireachtas this morning.
# military flights
It's cost €60k this year to have the army help out when US military planes land at Shannon Airport
Since 2003, the gardaí have been allowed request support from the Defence Forces at the airport.
# microbreweries
Wallace tells minister: 'It's not possible for brewery visitors to drink as much craft beer as commercial beer'
The bill aims to allow craft brewers sell their beer to visitors on their premises.
# High Court
DPC 'welcomes detailed analysis' by High Court after appeal by Alan Shatter upheld
The appeal concerned an infamous appearance by Shatter and Wexford TD Mick Wallace on RTÉ’s Prime Time in 2013.
# Mick Wallace
Mother told to call gardaí for her autistic son as HSE services were shut at the weekend
Mick Wallace read the woman’s plight into the Dáíl record yesterday.
Nama employee: 'The request is from Mick Wallace so trying to close off angles of attack in advance'
Wallace has hit out at Nama for its lack of transparency and said the Freedom of Information Act has serious problems.
# Gardaí
'Is it non-compliance, or just lack of capacity?' - Policing Authority unsure of competence of Garda management
Chairperson of the Policing Authority Josephine Feehily was in front of the Oireachtas Justice Committee this morning.
# Taking the Mick
So, Mick Wallace straight up wore a vest to the Dáil today and it can't be unseen
Dress code? What dress code?
# ain't too shabby
'Like he slept in his clothes for a week' - no punches pulled in Dáil dress code complaints has gained access to all public complaints to the Ceann Comhairle regarding the standard of dress in Dáil Éireann.
# Mental Health
'My son wants to be dead. He is ten years of age'
An emotive letter from a concerned mother was read in the Dail today by Independent TD Mick Wallace.
# Breath tests
Confusion over last-minute change in leadership of new garda probe
The lack of clarity about who was involved in the internal investigation was highlighted by TD Mick Wallace when he questioned the Commissioner this week.
# nama drama
Timeline: The seismic controversy over the Project Eagle sale as it unfolded from start to finish
The Public Accounts Committee published its report into the sale today.
# NAMA Mia
'It wouldn't have made any difference' - Nama defends itself from critical Project Eagle report
The Dáil Public Accounts Committee declared this morning that the sales strategy for Project Eagle was “seriously deficient”.
# blow the whistle
New garda rules encourage speaking up as 'harassment of whistleblowers continues'
Minister Frances Fitzgerald still has not published a report into allegations of a campaign to discredit a whistleblower.
# bankrupt TD
Can Mick Wallace still be a TD after being declared bankrupt today?
Wallace said that the court’s decision to declare the Wexford TD bankrupt “was just a matter of time”.
# youths policy
After turning down Man City, 29-year-old Damian Locke ended up as Wexford Youths manager
“I’m not saying we are going to play like Barcelona,” says the young Kerryman, “but we’ll play when we can.”
# official complaint
Wexford Youths seeking compensation over Galway United's 'unprofessional' pursuit of manager
Chairman Mick Wallace labelled the appointment of Shane Keegan a ‘blatant breach of League of Ireland rules’.
# leon wright
Wallace and Daly back violent prisoner whose 'human rights were breached'
Leon Wright, who has 84 previous convictions, was today cleared of assaulting a prison officer.
# coming down the line
Independent Alliance to seek a free vote on Repeal the Eighth Bill
The government faces another hurdle after the Budget next week.
# namaleaks
Mick Wallace and Clare Daly launch Nama whistleblowing website
Wallace said is “the first of its kind in Ireland, both in terms of security and anonymity”.
# Abortion
Mick Wallace's bill on fatal foetal abnormalities has been defeated
It was defeated by 95 votes to 45.
# Explainer
Explainer: What is Mick Wallace's abortion bill and why is it causing so much controversy?
And can it get passed?
# fatal foetal abnormality
Taoiseach: 'Abortion bill is bad for women and medically inadequate'
Cabinet agrees not to take a position on bill tabled by TD Mick Wallace