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'Irish citizens seen as a hostile party by Islamic resistance groups', court told
# Shannonwatch
# Shannonwatch

'Irish citizens seen as a hostile party by Islamic resistance groups', court told

Feb 25th 2015, 7:25 AM 20,070 Views 0 Comments

The evidence was given during a case involving TDs Mick Wallace and Clare Daly.

"Can I have my rope ladder back?," Mick Wallace asks judge in Shannon case
# Nice Try
# Nice Try

"Can I have my rope ladder back?," Mick Wallace asks judge in Shannon case

Feb 24th 2015, 5:35 PM 27,103 Views 0 Comments

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are in court over their alleged illegal entrance into Shannon Airport last year.

Mick Wallace will be representing himself in court today
# Shannon
# Shannon

Mick Wallace will be representing himself in court today

Feb 24th 2015, 10:45 AM 23,474 Views 3 Comments

Wallace and fellow independent TD Clare Daly are contesting charges that they entered a restricted zone in Shannon Airport last summer.

QUIZ: Which rugby player is Michael Noonan most like? Test your knowledge of the week...
# Political Animals
# Political Animals

QUIZ: Which rugby player is Michael Noonan most like? Test your knowledge of the week...

Feb 21st 2015, 7:15 PM 17,424 Views 17 Comments

In which the finance minister sported a black eye and James Reilly was threatened with being sued…

WATCH: Mick Wallace has dyed his hair pink
# Shave Or Dye
# Shave Or Dye

WATCH: Mick Wallace has dyed his hair pink

Feb 20th 2015, 5:30 PM 21,763 Views 28 Comments

The Wexford TD took the bold step for Today FM’s Shave or Dye.

Here's why all of the opposition TDs walked out of the Dáil today...
# Dáil Over
# Dáil Over

Here's why all of the opposition TDs walked out of the Dáil today...

Jan 28th 2015, 10:49 PM 60,383 Views 140 Comments

Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and others held a press conference outside Leinster House after a dramatic walkout.

Have you seen Mick Wallace's epic beard?
# By The Beard Of Mick
# By The Beard Of Mick

Have you seen Mick Wallace's epic beard?

Jan 21st 2015, 6:10 PM 17,860 Views 57 Comments

The independent TD has some unbelievable facial hair tekkers.

Alan Shatter loses appeal against Mick Wallace data breach decision
# Shattered
# Shattered

Alan Shatter loses appeal against Mick Wallace data breach decision

Jan 21st 2015, 11:50 AM 10,737 Views 61 Comments

The former minister was found to have broken the law when he made comments on RTÉ’s Prime Time about Wallace benefiting from garda discretion.

Look out for the giant spliff: The not-so-serious 2014 political awards
# Get The Red Carpet
# Get The Red Carpet

Look out for the giant spliff: The not-so-serious 2014 political awards

Dec 31st 2014, 9:30 PM 14,121 Views 9 Comments

They all take themselves way too seriously in Leinster House. So here’s a bit of light relief from the year that was…

Charlie Flanagan apologises and says this US military plane DID land in Shannon
# QH-8073
# QH-8073

Charlie Flanagan apologises and says this US military plane DID land in Shannon

Dec 5th 2014, 5:06 PM 17,606 Views 115 Comments

But does an explanation of “administrative error” raise more questions than it answers?

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly to contest Shannon charges
# War Machine
# War Machine

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly to contest Shannon charges

Dec 3rd 2014, 9:33 PM 8,714 Views 8 Comments

The two were arrested back in July after attempting to inspect two US military aircraft.

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly to appear in court
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly to appear in court

Dec 1st 2014, 3:15 PM 17,840 Views 0 Comments

The TDs were arrested in July after trying to search a US military aircraft.

Mick Wallace: Nóirín O'Sullivan is an insider who sat on Martin Callinan's shoulder
# Not Impressed
# Not Impressed

Mick Wallace: Nóirín O'Sullivan is an insider who sat on Martin Callinan's shoulder

Nov 26th 2014, 1:39 PM 13,376 Views 62 Comments

The Dáil has been discussing the appointment of O’Sullivan as the new Garda Commissioner.

We’ll Leave It There So: O'Neill defends Keane, Dave Foley to make Ireland debut and all today’s sport
# Thursday
From The42
# Thursday

We’ll Leave It There So: O'Neill defends Keane, Dave Foley to make Ireland debut and all today’s sport

Nov 13th 2014, 8:04 PM 13,340 Views 4 Comments

Also, Mick Wallace wears an Italy jersey in the Dáil and Tommy Bowe signs a new contract.

Mick Wallace is wearing an Italy soccer jersey in the Dáil this morning
# Forza Italia
# Forza Italia

Mick Wallace is wearing an Italy soccer jersey in the Dáil this morning

Nov 13th 2014, 10:05 AM 27,757 Views 131 Comments

The Wexford TD has donned the Azzurri’s colours for questions to the Defence Minister.

Opinion: Parliamentary privileges extended to TDs and Senators should be reconsidered
# Dáil
# Dáil

Opinion: Parliamentary privileges extended to TDs and Senators should be reconsidered

Nov 12th 2014, 6:30 AM 176 Views 8 Comments

Parliamentary privilege allows TDs to make ‘unfounded, unsubstantiated or malicious allegations against any member of the public’, writes John Jacob of the AGSI.

Forget McNulty, Fergus O'Dowd is the new person causing Enda Kenny problems

Forget McNulty, Fergus O'Dowd is the new person causing Enda Kenny problems

Oct 7th 2014, 4:26 PM 13,148 Views 92 Comments

Micheál Martin complimented the Taoiseach’s use of the English language, sort of…

Coveney confirms Irish troops will return to Golan Heights amid increased tensions
# Syria
# Syria

Coveney confirms Irish troops will return to Golan Heights amid increased tensions

Sep 23rd 2014, 7:05 PM 7,893 Views 26 Comments

Opposition TDs Mick Wallace and Richard Boyd Barrett disagree with the move.

"Let's not repeat the mistake of 1983"... Varadkar calls for calm in abortion debate
# Miss Y
# Miss Y

"Let's not repeat the mistake of 1983"... Varadkar calls for calm in abortion debate

Sep 18th 2014, 5:57 PM 8,862 Views 35 Comments

The Health Minister has rejected calls for a referendum to be held next year.

State of the Nation: Everyone is really excited about the Dáil being back... right?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

State of the Nation: Everyone is really excited about the Dáil being back... right?

Sep 17th 2014, 9:00 AM 6,016 Views 13 Comments

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

Here are 5 TDs who could do with a new stylist
# Fashion
# Fashion

Here are 5 TDs who could do with a new stylist

Aug 24th 2014, 10:15 AM 21,274 Views 48 Comments

There’s been some fashion disasters in the Dáil in recent years…

Here's what happened when Mick Wallace and Ming complained about Alan Shatter
# SIPO
# SIPO

Here's what happened when Mick Wallace and Ming complained about Alan Shatter

Aug 7th 2014, 4:06 PM 25,990 Views 102 Comments

SIPO received complaints about the former justice minister from the two outspoken politicians.

PHOTOS: Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are arrested at Shannon Airport
# Shannonwatch
# Shannonwatch

PHOTOS: Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are arrested at Shannon Airport

Jul 22nd 2014, 10:54 PM 49,088 Views 212 Comments

See what went down in Shannon this afternoon.

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly released after being arrested at Shannon Airport
# Protest
# Protest

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly released after being arrested at Shannon Airport

Jul 22nd 2014, 2:46 PM 67,951 Views 309 Comments

The pair were attempting to inspect two US military aircraft.

16 TDs want a meeting with RTÉ because they're being treated 'very unfairly'
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

16 TDs want a meeting with RTÉ because they're being treated 'very unfairly'

May 13th 2014, 1:38 PM 17,813 Views 119 Comments

Members of the Dáil’s Technical Group claim that the national broadcaster is unfairly excluding them from a Prime Time panel. RTÉ argues that independents are not a political party and represent themselves.

Leo Varadkar: Mick Wallace broke a much more serious law than Alan Shatter
# On The Defence
# On The Defence

Leo Varadkar: Mick Wallace broke a much more serious law than Alan Shatter

May 7th 2014, 3:00 PM 24,771 Views 139 Comments

The Transport Minister has defended his Cabinet colleague after the Data Protection Commissioner found that he broke the law by revealing information about Wallace on live television.

Mick Wallace is seeking legal advice on Shatter's data protection breach
# Prime Time Remarks
# Prime Time Remarks

Mick Wallace is seeking legal advice on Shatter's data protection breach

May 7th 2014, 8:56 AM 6,418 Views 54 Comments

He stressed that if he takes any legal action, it would not be at the taxpayer’s expense.

Taoiseach and Tánaiste have confidence in Shatter despite Data Commissioner finding
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Taoiseach and Tánaiste have confidence in Shatter despite Data Commissioner finding

May 6th 2014, 10:47 PM 11,996 Views 108 Comments

Shatter can appeal the decision, but has not commented on the finding.

Shatter: Prime Time remarks were "a mistake"
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Shatter: Prime Time remarks were "a mistake"

May 6th 2014, 6:38 PM 11,422 Views 59 Comments

Alan Shatter says that he may appeal the Data Protection Commissioner’s findings.

'Shatter feels that he is above the law and should resign' - Wallace
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

'Shatter feels that he is above the law and should resign' - Wallace

May 6th 2014, 6:05 PM 12,995 Views 104 Comments

Mick Wallace was named by Alan Shatter as having been cautioned by gardaí for using his phone while driving – an act that has been ruled as having broke the law.

Alan Shatter 'disturbed by leaking of inaccurate information' in data protection case
# Complaint
# Complaint

Alan Shatter 'disturbed by leaking of inaccurate information' in data protection case

May 4th 2014, 7:48 PM 17,304 Views 73 Comments

The Sunday Independent reported today that the Data Protection Commissioner will find that the Minister broke the law.

349 US planes with war munitions allowed to land at Shannon. Zero were refused
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

349 US planes with war munitions allowed to land at Shannon. Zero were refused

Apr 22nd 2014, 6:45 AM 13,742 Views 94 Comments

However, thirteen overflights were refused due to the nature of their cargo.

Column: Why has it taken so long for the DPC to investigate Shatter's Prime Time comment?
# Column
# Column

Column: Why has it taken so long for the DPC to investigate Shatter's Prime Time comment?

Apr 5th 2014, 5:30 PM 148 Views 30 Comments

It was almost a year ago that a complaint was made about the Minister for Justice telling Prime Time about Mick Wallace being cautioned by a garda over using his mobile phone while driving, writes William Campbell.

AS IT HAPPENED: Tonight's Alan Shatter 'no confidence' debate
Live Apr 1st 2014, 9:48 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Tonight's Alan Shatter 'no confidence' debate

Garda Síochána "does not engage in ethnic profiling"
# Pulse
# Pulse

Garda Síochána "does not engage in ethnic profiling"

Mar 26th 2014, 6:56 PM 8,189 Views 29 Comments

Minister Alan Shatter said that all persons are subject to the same PULSE recording procedures.

Have a neck tattoo? Did you know you're barred from joining the Defence Forces?
# Banned
# Banned

Have a neck tattoo? Did you know you're barred from joining the Defence Forces?

Mar 26th 2014, 8:16 AM 23,237 Views 100 Comments

Minister for Defence Alan Shatter said there are no plans to review the rule.

"The arrogance of the Minister for Justice will be his downfall": Calls for Minister Shatter to quit
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

"The arrogance of the Minister for Justice will be his downfall": Calls for Minister Shatter to quit

Mar 25th 2014, 2:40 PM 18,464 Views 97 Comments

Several TDs have said that the Minister’s position is now untenable.

In 85 years, just seven TDs have resigned from the Dáil. Who and why?
# Bye Bye
# Bye Bye

In 85 years, just seven TDs have resigned from the Dáil. Who and why?

Mar 24th 2014, 8:30 PM 42,457 Views 58 Comments

Excluding those who have resigned their seat to take up another political position or ill-health, there have been just a handful of resignations from parliament over principle or controversy down the years. Who are they? And why have there been so few?