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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 7,506 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.

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 13,414 Views 1 Comment

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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 8,378 Views 112 Comments

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

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 19,741 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 12,222 Views 6 Comments

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

Shatter rubbishes Wallace and upholds view he had penalty points quashed
# Shatter Vs Wallace
# Shatter Vs Wallace

Shatter rubbishes Wallace and upholds view he had penalty points quashed

May 17th 2013, 7:52 PM 13,673 Views 118 Comments

Shatter said that Wallace was “making a pretence, for political purposes”.

The Evening Fix... now with added deer on a city bus
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added deer on a city bus

May 17th 2013, 6:55 PM 7,940 Views 8 Comments

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Wallace to lodge complaint against Shatter over penalty points allegation
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Wallace to lodge complaint against Shatter over penalty points allegation

May 17th 2013, 5:47 PM 13,320 Views 119 Comments

The Wexford TD says the allegations made by Alan Shatter on live TV about an alleged motoring offence are unsubstantiated.

Revealed: The three independent TDs voting against abortion proposals
# Abortion
# Abortion

Revealed: The three independent TDs voting against abortion proposals

May 5th 2013, 8:00 AM 16,450 Views 206 Comments

Responding to queries from TheJournal.ie this week, seven independent TDs confirmed their support for the bill with five still undecided.

Ming points controversy 'damages reputation of independents' - Joan Collins
# Dáil Technical Group
# Dáil Technical Group

Ming points controversy 'damages reputation of independents' - Joan Collins

Mar 16th 2013, 8:15 AM 7,796 Views 69 Comments

Joan Collins was one of four TDs, including Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, who highlighted the issue of penalty points being quashed. She said revelations about ‘Ming’ will impact on the reputation of independent deputies.

Wallace: Ming should have accepted quashed penalty points
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Wallace: Ming should have accepted quashed penalty points

Mar 13th 2013, 8:42 AM 9,231 Views 104 Comments

The Wexford TD says, however, that Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan’s actions don’t change the ‘bigger issue’ of systematic termination.

Supreme Court adjourns promissory note appeal as TDs seek to join case
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Supreme Court adjourns promissory note appeal as TDs seek to join case

Feb 7th 2013, 1:33 PM 6,798 Views 44 Comments

David Hall says his case concerns issues wider than that of the €3.06 billion payment due in March that now appears unlikely following the liquidation of IBRC overnight.

Mahon, Reilly, Savita: Game-changing political moments of 2012
# Review2012
# Review2012

Mahon, Reilly, Savita: Game-changing political moments of 2012

Dec 24th 2012, 8:15 AM 4,073 Views 11 Comments

Unlike 2011 this was not a year of any seismic shifts in Irish politics but there were plenty of stand-out moments which will have repercussions going into next year and most of them involved one man…

TDs call for public inquiry over quashed penalty points
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

TDs call for public inquiry over quashed penalty points

Dec 21st 2012, 11:41 AM 5,596 Views 60 Comments

They also revealed details of four incidents where drivers who had allegedly had penalty point offences quashed were later involved in fatal accidents.

Our favourite pics of Vinny B's picks for politicians of the year
# Say Cheese
From The Daily Edge
# Say Cheese

Our favourite pics of Vinny B's picks for politicians of the year

Dec 20th 2012, 12:03 AM 13,985 Views 17 Comments

James Reilly, Mick Wallace and Mary Lou McDonald are among Vincent Browne’s political award winners.

Vincent Browne announces his 2012 Political Awards
# Vincent Browne
# Vincent Browne

Vincent Browne announces his 2012 Political Awards

Dec 20th 2012, 12:01 AM 15,855 Views 30 Comments

James Reilly, Mary Lou McDonald and Mick Wallace were among the award winners.

TD claims sports star and journalist had penalty points cancelled
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

TD claims sports star and journalist had penalty points cancelled

Dec 11th 2012, 6:54 PM 26,156 Views 0 Comments

People Before Profit TD Joan Collins has used parliamentary privilege to reveal the names of an Irish sports star and journalist who allegedly had penalty points struck-off their licence.

Dáil suspended as Ming decries Ceann Comhairle comments on dress code
# Dress Code
# Dress Code

Dáil suspended as Ming decries Ceann Comhairle comments on dress code

Dec 6th 2012, 1:22 PM 25,592 Views 202 Comments

Luke Flanagan took issue with Seán Barrett’s newspaper interviews in which he asks for sharper dress in the Dáil.

VIDEO: TDs debate the death of Savita Halappanavar
# Savita
# Savita

VIDEO: TDs debate the death of Savita Halappanavar

Nov 14th 2012, 6:32 PM 4,254 Views 0 Comments

Watch the full 32-minute debate between James Reilly and seven opposition TDs on the death of Savita Halappanavar.

Savita scandal: Reilly urges TDs not to prejudge results of inquiries
# Savita
# Savita

Savita scandal: Reilly urges TDs not to prejudge results of inquiries

Nov 14th 2012, 5:52 PM 6,563 Views 67 Comments

James Reilly says TDs’ comments could prejudge the findings of two investigations into the death of Savita Halappanavar, who died after being refused a termination procedure.

Binders and crossing the Alps barefoot: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Binders and crossing the Alps barefoot: The week in quotes

Oct 21st 2012, 7:00 PM 5,449 Views 1 Comment

“I went to a number of women’s groups and I said ‘can you help us find folks?’and they brought us whole binders full of women.”

The Evening Fix... now with added tweets from ten years ago
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added tweets from ten years ago

Oct 16th 2012, 8:04 PM 12,218 Views 7 Comments

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

McGrath quits as chairman of Dáil’s technical group in Wallace row
# Technical Group
# Technical Group

McGrath quits as chairman of Dáil’s technical group in Wallace row

Oct 16th 2012, 4:23 PM 6,215 Views 22 Comments

The independent TD is “completely fed up” with Mick Wallace’s actions and doesn’t want him inside the technical group.

Chillaxing and Playboy: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Chillaxing and Playboy: The week in quotes

Oct 14th 2012, 7:00 PM 8,677 Views 0 Comments

“I do think we need to, I don’t think there’s a parliamentary word for chillax but I think everyone needs to take a step back.”

Wallace slammed over 'arrogance' and 'venomous assault' on Technical Group
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

Wallace slammed over 'arrogance' and 'venomous assault' on Technical Group

Oct 8th 2012, 9:23 AM 10,244 Views 64 Comments

Independent TD John Halligan is now supporting efforts to deny Wallace any speaking time in the Dáil following his latest remarks about former colleagues in the Technical Group.

The Evening Fix... now with added Gangnam Style
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Gangnam Style

Oct 6th 2012, 7:59 PM 15,535 Views 5 Comments

Here’s the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Joe Higgins denies advance knowledge of Mick Wallace's tax problems
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

Joe Higgins denies advance knowledge of Mick Wallace's tax problems

Oct 6th 2012, 3:48 PM 9,270 Views 34 Comments

In an interview with Marian Finucane the Wexford TD also admitted “I hired a hitman”.

Mick Wallace says f*** on the radio, suggests affair with Marian Finucane* From The Daily Edge

Mick Wallace says f*** on the radio, suggests affair with Marian Finucane*

Oct 6th 2012, 12:26 PM 29,692 Views 53 Comments

*Well, he says somebody ELSE suggested it. Here’s the best of the reaction tweets.

Seamus Healy withdraws from ULA over handling of Wallace tax affairs
# Wallace
# Wallace

Seamus Healy withdraws from ULA over handling of Wallace tax affairs

Oct 2nd 2012, 9:49 PM 10,357 Views 61 Comments

Healy said his party were disappointed and frustrated with the ULA’s handling of Wallace’s tax affairs.

After two months off, TDs return to the Dáil and here's what to expect
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

After two months off, TDs return to the Dáil and here's what to expect

Sep 16th 2012, 6:30 PM 10,074 Views 54 Comments

The Budget, property tax, abortion, bank debt, Luke Ming Flanagan’s t-shirts and James Reilly’s statements – some of what we can expect as the Dáil returns this week.

Mick Wallace: I'm keeping my €41,152 Leader's Allowance for research
# Hands Off
# Hands Off

Mick Wallace: I'm keeping my €41,152 Leader's Allowance for research

Sep 11th 2012, 8:01 AM 8,426 Views 89 Comments

The Wexford TD said that he would be at a disadvantage compared to all of the other TDs in the Dáil if he did not accept the allowance.

Explainer: What happens to Socialist Party funding now that Clare Daly is gone?
# Leaders' Allowance
# Leaders' Allowance

Explainer: What happens to Socialist Party funding now that Clare Daly is gone?

Sep 3rd 2012, 2:30 PM 8,343 Views 37 Comments

Clare Daly has asked the Socialist Party to pass on some of the allowance it gets for her membership. What’s going on?

Daly's stance could hinder future of ULA, says Higgins
# Socialist Party
# Socialist Party

Daly's stance could hinder future of ULA, says Higgins

Sep 3rd 2012, 9:40 AM 3,867 Views 38 Comments

Joe Higgins says a “majority” of people within the United Left Alliance object to Clare Daly’s political support to Mick Wallace.

Daly: "My resignation has absolutely nothing got to do with Mick Wallace"
# Resignation
# Resignation

Daly: "My resignation has absolutely nothing got to do with Mick Wallace"

Sep 2nd 2012, 3:06 PM 9,312 Views 47 Comments

Clare Daly says any suggestion that she left the Socialist Party because of Mick Wallace is “a complete lie”.

Clare Daly criticises 'inaccurate' Socialist Party, says she is now ULA TD
# Clare Daly
# Clare Daly

Clare Daly criticises 'inaccurate' Socialist Party, says she is now ULA TD

Sep 1st 2012, 6:28 PM 11,348 Views 130 Comments

The Dublin North TD said that the criticism from her former colleagues in the Socialist Party was “inaccurate” but said she would not engage in a war of words following her resignation earlier.

Clare Daly resigns from the Socialist Party
# Resignation
# Resignation

Clare Daly resigns from the Socialist Party

Sep 1st 2012, 12:20 PM 16,220 Views 211 Comments

The Dublin North TD tendered her resignation yesterday according to the party which said that she valued her political relationship with Mick Wallace more than her work with the party.

Hold white collar crime suspects for longer, says outgoing corporate enforcement director
# White Collar Crime
# White Collar Crime

Hold white collar crime suspects for longer, says outgoing corporate enforcement director

Aug 28th 2012, 8:31 AM 3,573 Views 48 Comments

Paul Appleby, who announced his decision to retire last January but stayed on for an extra six months after discussions with Government, wants Gardaí to be able to hold suspects for longer than 24 hours.

New corporate watchdog could still pursue Wallace's €1.4m tax case

New corporate watchdog could still pursue Wallace's €1.4m tax case

Aug 27th 2012, 1:36 PM 4,806 Views 46 Comments

Paul Appleby has ruled out investigating M&J Wallace’s tax under-declaration – but his successor could still launch a probe.