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# wallace vs shatter
Wallace admits gardaí used discretion when caught on phone while driving
The Wexford TD called for an investigation into how the justice minister found out the information.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Alan Shatter have made his Prime Time comments?
As a row between Alan Shatter and Mick Wallace rumbles on, we ask was the Minister’s use of information appropriate?
# Penalty Points
Taoiseach backs Shatter in penalty points row with Wallace
The Wexford TD will lodge a complaint to the Standards in Public Office Commission today over comments made by the justice minister.
# need to know
The Evening Fix… now with the best way to wake up a hangover victim
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Penalty Points
FG ministers back Shatter in penalty points comments row
Both Richard Bruton and Brian Hayes say Shatter’s comments added context to complaints about the penalty points inquiry.
# Penalty Points
Shatter called on to resign over Wallace penalty points row
Sinn Féin’s Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn also said it is “worrying” the Justice Minister mentioned the information on Prime Time.
# Not the News
Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: The Gathering at the Dáil; Cabinet clones; Alan Shatter knows what you did last summer.
# shatter vs wallace
Shatter rubbishes Wallace and upholds view he had penalty points quashed
Shatter said that Wallace was “making a pretence, for political purposes”.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added deer on a city bus
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Penalty Points
Wallace to lodge complaint against Shatter over penalty points allegation
The Wexford TD says the allegations made by Alan Shatter on live TV about an alleged motoring offence are unsubstantiated.
# Abortion
Revealed: The three independent TDs voting against abortion proposals
Responding to queries from this week, seven independent TDs confirmed their support for the bill with five still undecided.
# Dáil Technical Group
Ming points controversy 'damages reputation of independents' - Joan Collins
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.
# Penalty Points
Wallace: Ming should have accepted quashed penalty points
The Wexford TD says, however, that Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan’s actions don’t change the ‘bigger issue’ of systematic termination.
# Promissory notes
Supreme Court adjourns promissory note appeal as TDs seek to join case
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.
# Review2012
Mahon, Reilly, Savita: Game-changing political moments of 2012
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…
# Penalty Points
TDs call for public inquiry over quashed penalty points
They also revealed details of four incidents where drivers who had allegedly had penalty point offences quashed were later involved in fatal accidents.
# Say Cheese
Our favourite pics of Vinny B's picks for politicians of the year
James Reilly, Mick Wallace and Mary Lou McDonald are among Vincent Browne’s political award winners.
# Vincent Browne
Vincent Browne announces his 2012 Political Awards
James Reilly, Mary Lou McDonald and Mick Wallace were among the award winners.
# Penalty Points
TD claims sports star and journalist had penalty points cancelled
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.
# Dress Code
Dáil suspended as Ming decries Ceann Comhairle comments on dress code
Luke Flanagan took issue with Seán Barrett’s newspaper interviews in which he asks for sharper dress in the Dáil.
# savita
VIDEO: TDs debate the death of Savita Halappanavar
Watch the full 32-minute debate between James Reilly and seven opposition TDs on the death of Savita Halappanavar.
# savita
Savita scandal: Reilly urges TDs not to prejudge results of inquiries
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.
# Said and done
Binders and crossing the Alps barefoot: The week in quotes
“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.”
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added tweets from ten years ago
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Technical Group
McGrath quits as chairman of Dáil’s technical group in Wallace row
The independent TD is “completely fed up” with Mick Wallace’s actions and doesn’t want him inside the technical group.
# Said and done
Chillaxing and Playboy: The week in quotes
“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.”
# Mick Wallace
Wallace slammed over 'arrogance' and 'venomous assault' on Technical Group
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.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Gangnam Style
Here’s the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Mick Wallace
Joe Higgins denies advance knowledge of Mick Wallace's tax problems
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*
*Well, he says somebody ELSE suggested it. Here’s the best of the reaction tweets.
# wallace
Seamus Healy withdraws from ULA over handling of Wallace tax affairs
Healy said his party were disappointed and frustrated with the ULA’s handling of Wallace’s tax affairs.
# Dáil Éireann
After two months off, TDs return to the Dáil and here's what to expect
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.
# Hands Off
Mick Wallace: I'm keeping my €41,152 Leader's Allowance for research
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.
# Leaders' Allowance
Explainer: What happens to Socialist Party funding now that Clare Daly is gone?
Clare Daly has asked the Socialist Party to pass on some of the allowance it gets for her membership. What’s going on?
# Socialist Party
Daly's stance could hinder future of ULA, says Higgins
Joe Higgins says a “majority” of people within the United Left Alliance object to Clare Daly’s political support to Mick Wallace.
# Resignation
Daly: "My resignation has absolutely nothing got to do with Mick Wallace"
Clare Daly says any suggestion that she left the Socialist Party because of Mick Wallace is “a complete lie”.
# Clare Daly
Clare Daly criticises 'inaccurate' Socialist Party, says she is now ULA TD
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.
# Resignation
Clare Daly resigns from the Socialist Party
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.
# White Collar Crime
Hold white collar crime suspects for longer, says outgoing corporate enforcement director
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.