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#Mick Wallace

# mick-wallace - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Whistleblower was subjected to 'bullying and intimidation'
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Whistleblower was subjected to 'bullying and intimidation'

Feb 25th 2014, 8:17 AM 7,607 Views 37 Comments

Mick Wallace TD has said an independent inquiry is needed into at least three issues concerning An Garda Síochána.

# mick-wallace - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Explainer: Why is Alan Shatter under pressure – and will he survive?
# Shatter-gate
# Shatter-gate

Explainer: Why is Alan Shatter under pressure – and will he survive?

Feb 20th 2014, 11:00 PM 29,882 Views 88 Comments

TheJournal.ie explores the background to the current controversy surrounding the Justice Minister, the questions that remain and what’s likely to happen next.

# mick-wallace - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Snapshot: Mick Wallace wore the latest Torino soccer jersey in the Dáil this morning
# Calcio
From The42
# Calcio

Snapshot: Mick Wallace wore the latest Torino soccer jersey in the Dáil this morning

Jan 30th 2014, 4:59 PM 31,224 Views 172 Comments

Maybe Enda will wear a Mayo shirt some day….

# mick-wallace - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

‘Liberals don’t like my thinking’: TD claims he was ousted over abortion views
# Mattie McGrath
# Mattie McGrath

‘Liberals don’t like my thinking’: TD claims he was ousted over abortion views

Jan 22nd 2014, 2:53 PM 8,113 Views 32 Comments

Mattie McGrath has been removed from two Oireachtas committees by the Dáil Technical Group.

# mick-wallace - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

"Nobody is above the rule of the law" - Shatter on Margaretta D'Arcy
# Margaretta D'arcy
# Margaretta D'arcy

"Nobody is above the rule of the law" - Shatter on Margaretta D'Arcy

Jan 21st 2014, 10:05 PM 11,911 Views 121 Comments

A group of TDs tonight called for the release of the 79-year-old campaigner, but the Justice Minister says it is not up to him to interfere with the judiciary.

# mick-wallace - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

‘It’s odious debt’: Dáil to debate ‘burning the bondholders’ tonight and tomorrow
# Bondholders
# Bondholders

‘It’s odious debt’: Dáil to debate ‘burning the bondholders’ tonight and tomorrow

Nov 26th 2013, 12:55 PM 13,776 Views 80 Comments

The government will almost certainly oppose the motion and ensure that it does not pass when a vote is held tomorrow night.

# mick-wallace - Friday 8 November, 2013

'I binge drink myself, and I'm ashamed of that': TDs debate alcohol sponsorship of sport
# Friday Sittings
# Friday Sittings

'I binge drink myself, and I'm ashamed of that': TDs debate alcohol sponsorship of sport

Nov 8th 2013, 4:51 PM 17,220 Views 64 Comments

Alcohol and fluoridation of the Irish drinking water supply were discussed by a small number of TDs in a new-look Friday sitting in the Dáil today.

# mick-wallace - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Mick Wallace sets the record straight on wearing Torino top in the Dáil
# Calcio
From The42
# Calcio

Mick Wallace sets the record straight on wearing Torino top in the Dáil

Oct 30th 2013, 5:00 PM 36,732 Views 78 Comments

A lover of Italian football, the Wexford TD regularly attends matches at the Stadio Olympico di Torino.

# mick-wallace - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Green Thumb/Red Thumb: It’s the week in comments
# Piggyback
From The42
# Piggyback

Green Thumb/Red Thumb: It’s the week in comments

Oct 26th 2013, 11:00 AM 2,426 Views 0 Comments

Featuring a heart-warming Brian O’Driscoll tale, Emile Heskey and Mick Wallace’s love for Torino.

# mick-wallace - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Snapshot: Mick Wallace wears Torino jersey in the Dáil
# Epic Dail
From The42
# Epic Dail

Snapshot: Mick Wallace wears Torino jersey in the Dáil

Oct 24th 2013, 1:35 PM 32,993 Views 173 Comments

The Wexford TD is a well-known Italian football fan.

# mick-wallace - Saturday 31 August, 2013

'Mick has a serious credibility problem': TDs split on who does Leaders' Questions
# Technical Group
# Technical Group

'Mick has a serious credibility problem': TDs split on who does Leaders' Questions

Aug 31st 2013, 8:15 AM 11,919 Views 55 Comments

Seamus Healy and Stephen Donnelly will represent the Technical Group at Leaders’ Question in the next Dáil term but Luke Ming Flanagan and Mick Wallace are not happy about this.

# mick-wallace - Friday 23 August, 2013

Want to work for these TDs? Technical Group seeks assistant for 'tricky job'
# Dáil Technical Group
# Dáil Technical Group

Want to work for these TDs? Technical Group seeks assistant for 'tricky job'

Aug 23rd 2013, 5:32 PM 11,472 Views 55 Comments

A “tricky job” with “crazy hours” is how the position of parliamentary coordinator with the Dáíl Technical Group is being described.

# mick-wallace - Thursday 15 August, 2013

‘He’s very, very pale’: Mick Wallace and Clare Daly met Julian Assange yesterday
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

‘He’s very, very pale’: Mick Wallace and Clare Daly met Julian Assange yesterday

Aug 15th 2013, 11:07 PM 31,326 Views 206 Comments

The independent TDs held a wide-ranging meeting with the Wikileaks founder at the Ecuadorean embassy in London yesterday.

# mick-wallace - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Six pro-choice TDs will vote against the abortion bill tonight
# Abortion
# Abortion

Six pro-choice TDs will vote against the abortion bill tonight

Jul 10th 2013, 8:40 PM 13,024 Views 86 Comments

The six TDs are seeking a referendum to repeal an article in the Constitution that places the life of the unborn and the life of the mother on equal footing.

# mick-wallace - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Politics is a "blame game", says Burton
# Dáil
# Dáil

Politics is a "blame game", says Burton

Jun 8th 2013, 7:45 AM 4,356 Views 48 Comments

The Minister also told TheJournal.ie that she accepts her colleague Minister Alan Shatter’s explanation over the Wallace controversy.

# mick-wallace - Friday 7 June, 2013

23 signs that you're a Wexford sports fan
# Yellowbellies
From The42
# Yellowbellies

23 signs that you're a Wexford sports fan

Jun 7th 2013, 5:15 PM 16,376 Views 49 Comments

The Model County in all its glory.

# mick-wallace - Thursday 6 June, 2013

McDowell: There are no muppets in the Seanad, but there are clowns in the Dáil
# Seanad Abolition
# Seanad Abolition

McDowell: There are no muppets in the Seanad, but there are clowns in the Dáil

Jun 6th 2013, 12:53 PM 6,591 Views 71 Comments

Former Tánaiste Michael McDowell is arguing for the retention and the reform of the Seanad.

# mick-wallace - Saturday 1 June, 2013

TD: We didn't demonise those who had points cancelled by naming them in Dáil
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

TD: We didn't demonise those who had points cancelled by naming them in Dáil

Jun 1st 2013, 8:15 AM 6,576 Views 33 Comments

Joan Collins has defended her naming of high-profile individuals who allegedly had penalty points cancelled in the Dáil chamber last December.

# mick-wallace - Thursday 30 May, 2013

'Dysfunctional and flawed': TDs slam penalty points investigation
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

'Dysfunctional and flawed': TDs slam penalty points investigation

May 30th 2013, 2:12 PM 6,550 Views 38 Comments

Mick Wallace, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, Clare Daly and Joan Collins have criticised the reports into the practice of cancelling penalty points which largely cleared gardaí.

Watch: Mick Wallace says he was the victim of an unlawful arrest
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

Watch: Mick Wallace says he was the victim of an unlawful arrest

May 30th 2013, 1:18 PM 19,459 Views 107 Comments

The independent TD was quizzed about a recently reported incident concerning his alleged arrest in September 2000 for directing traffic near a construction site he was working on.

# mick-wallace - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Shatter survives Dáil motion of no confidence with 88-45 win
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Shatter survives Dáil motion of no confidence with 88-45 win

May 29th 2013, 9:26 PM 6,902 Views 65 Comments

A government counter-motion supporting Shatter was passed easily in the Dáil this evening.

# mick-wallace - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Knitting on the Late Late Show and Shatter's apology: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Knitting on the Late Late Show and Shatter's apology: The week in quotes

May 26th 2013, 7:00 PM 17,489 Views 22 Comments

“I was told there would be at least one nun sitting in the Late Late Show audience, knitting. And sure enough, there she was”.

# mick-wallace - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Enda Kenny visits Greece and J Edgar Shatter fights dirty: The week's news skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

Enda Kenny visits Greece and J Edgar Shatter fights dirty: The week's news skewed

May 25th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,921 Views 5 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Dáil beauty pageant causes tensions, Taoiseach and Greek PM hold shortest discussions ever, and laughter at SIPO…

Poll: Is Alan Shatter's position as minister untenable?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is Alan Shatter's position as minister untenable?

May 25th 2013, 9:49 AM 15,006 Views 159 Comments

Fianna Fáil claims the Minister has shown “poor judgement” of late.

# mick-wallace - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Greater protections for whistleblowers after penalty points furore
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Greater protections for whistleblowers after penalty points furore

May 22nd 2013, 1:13 PM 7,148 Views 31 Comments

Eamon Gilmore said that legislation is currently being drawn up which will be put before government shortly.

Communications between Callinan and Shatter are 'of a confidential nature'
# Confidential
# Confidential

Communications between Callinan and Shatter are 'of a confidential nature'

May 22nd 2013, 9:18 AM 6,846 Views 73 Comments

Yesterday evening the justice minister said it was the Garda Commmissioner who informed him that Mick Wallace benefited from garda discretion.

# mick-wallace - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Commissioner told Shatter about Mick Wallace's encounter with Gardaí
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Commissioner told Shatter about Mick Wallace's encounter with Gardaí

May 21st 2013, 7:37 PM 12,655 Views 115 Comments

Opposition TDs have demanded to know how an unrecorded incident came to be known by the country’s top Garda.

Shatter: I made comments 'to defend the integrity of An Garda Síochána'
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Shatter: I made comments 'to defend the integrity of An Garda Síochána'

May 21st 2013, 6:23 PM 8,946 Views 133 Comments

Here’s the full text of Alan Shatter’s Dáil explanation.

Should Alan Shatter resign over points furore? 'No,' insists the Taoiseach
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Should Alan Shatter resign over points furore? 'No,' insists the Taoiseach

May 21st 2013, 4:06 PM 7,175 Views 144 Comments

Enda Kenny offers a loyal defence of Alan Shatter, as opposition TDs continue to call for the justice minister’s head.

Twitter tells us what Alan Shatter knows*
# Shatter Knows
From The Daily Edge
# Shatter Knows

Twitter tells us what Alan Shatter knows*

May 21st 2013, 2:31 PM 1,688 Views 1 Comment

*kind of.

Shatter to face questions in Dáil over Wallace row
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Shatter to face questions in Dáil over Wallace row

May 21st 2013, 12:33 PM 4,564 Views 44 Comments

The minister will make a statement this evening and will then open himself up to questions from the opposition.

# mick-wallace - Monday 20 May, 2013

Wallace admits gardaí used discretion when caught on phone while driving
# Wallace Vs Shatter
# Wallace Vs Shatter

Wallace admits gardaí used discretion when caught on phone while driving

May 20th 2013, 12:09 PM 15,199 Views 166 Comments

The Wexford TD called for an investigation into how the justice minister found out the information.

Poll: Should Alan Shatter have made his Prime Time comments?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Alan Shatter have made his Prime Time comments?

May 20th 2013, 9:11 AM 18,587 Views 126 Comments

As a row between Alan Shatter and Mick Wallace rumbles on, we ask was the Minister’s use of information appropriate?

Taoiseach backs Shatter in penalty points row with Wallace
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Taoiseach backs Shatter in penalty points row with Wallace

May 20th 2013, 7:47 AM 7,489 Views 69 Comments

The Wexford TD will lodge a complaint to the Standards in Public Office Commission today over comments made by the justice minister.

# mick-wallace - Sunday 19 May, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with the best way to wake up a hangover victim
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with the best way to wake up a hangover victim

May 19th 2013, 6:59 PM 13,398 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

FG ministers back Shatter in penalty points comments row
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

FG ministers back Shatter in penalty points comments row

May 19th 2013, 5:17 PM 8,367 Views 112 Comments

Both Richard Bruton and Brian Hayes say Shatter’s comments added context to complaints about the penalty points inquiry.

# mick-wallace - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Shatter called on to resign over Wallace penalty points row
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Shatter called on to resign over Wallace penalty points row

May 18th 2013, 7:55 PM 19,725 Views 160 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn also said it is “worrying” the Justice Minister mentioned the information on Prime Time.

Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week's news skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week's news skewed

May 18th 2013, 10:00 AM 12,191 Views 6 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: The Gathering at the Dáil; Cabinet clones; Alan Shatter knows what you did last summer.