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# Mick Wallace
Wallace puts political parties under fire for 'nauseating' behaviour
Deputy Wallace described certain people from the Socialist Party and the People Before Profit Alliance as “nauseating” after they ‘lectured’ him on business.
# Mick Wallace
Committee cannot investigate Wallace until he provides more information
The Dáil’s Committee on Members’ Interests has said that the independent TD has not provided sufficient information for it to establish whether or not it can investigate his tax affairs.
# Mick Wallace
Committee to seek further answers from Wallace over tax affairs
The independent TD is being investigated by the Members Interests Committee after revelations about his company’s under-declaration of VAT.
# Mick Wallace
Doyle: "There were people threatening to fight me at times, loads of crazy stuff."
He’ll be in Croke Park next Sunday with the Wexford senior footballers but life in Dáil Éireann as parliamentary assistant to Independent TD Mick Wallace has made for an interesting few weeks for Aindreas Doyle.
Nick Leeson: On Mick Wallace and his 'false economy'
The Wexford TD is symptomatic of the move from delayed gratification to credit consumerism which we are still struggling to shake off, writes Nick Leeson.
# Mick Wallace
Mick Wallace faces fine after BMW towed from Aer Lingus staff car park
The independent TD for Wexford left his car illegally parked at Dublin Airport last Friday.
# Prime Numbers
Crystal, cricket and Croatian boobs: the week in statistics
Plus – the latest estimate of the average industrial wage, and how close Spain is being pushed to an international bailout…
# Dress Code
'Sometimes I'd like to come to work in my tracksuit' - TD calls for Dáil dress code
Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin says she’s not alone in thinking that the way some deputies dress is inappropriate.
# Mick Wallace
How long will Mick Wallace need to pay the Revenue settlement?
We’ve done a quick calculation of how long it might take for half of the TD’s salary to cover the €2,133,708 settlement.
# Mick Wallace
Video: Mick Wallace's statement to the Dáil
Watch the full statement delivered by the Independent TD for Wexford in Dáil Eireann this evening.
# Mick Wallace
Mick Wallace promises to donate half of salary to VAT repayment
The Independent TD for Wexford delivered an apology in the Dáil this evening after it emerged a week ago that he had under-declared VAT his company owed.
# Mick Wallace
Mick Wallace to make a Dáil statement this afternoon
# Mick Wallace
Mick Wallace given permission to make Dáil statement at 5.45pm
Government chief whip Paul Kehoe has confirmed the TD has been allocated time to speak about his tax affairs.
# First Step
Oireachtas Committee to write to Mick Wallace over tax affairs
The Select Committee on Members’ Interests needs to figure out if Mick Wallace’s tax affairs fall under its jurisdiction.
# Dáil Éireann
Dáil suspended after Martin, Barrett clash over Wallace statement
Business was suspended for five minutes after Micheál Martin queried why the Dáil could not debate Mick Wallace.
# Censure
Mick Wallace: No Dáil censure ahead of possible committee investigation
The whips of the five main Dáil groupings agree not to table motions of censure ahead of potential committee hearings.
# Mick Wallace
Party whips to discuss possible all-party Wallace condemnation
The weekly meeting of the five Dáil whips will discuss a motion potentially censuring Mick Wallace over his tax affairs.
# Mick Wallace
Fianna Fáil whip joins calls for Wallace to resign amid reports of censure
Seán Ó Fearghaíl has said that Wallace should resign and that his party would support a motion of censure of the indepenent TD which is reportedly now being considered by the government.
# Mick Wallace
Wallace leaves Technical Group, while Ceann Comhairle denies permission for Dáil statement
And it gets worse for Mick: a powerful Dáil committee now believes it has the power to investigate his tax affairs…
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…
# Said and done
Soviet machine guns and healthy scepticism: The week in quotes
“I came here to see Jedward carry the Olympic torch. It was awesome because, like, they’re Jedward. I didn’t know it would be a big thing with a fire on top, I thought it was a torch you would shine stuff on.”
# Twittersphere
S'up Bernard? It's the sporting tweets of the week
This week, Bernard Dunne discusses Mick Wallace, Fergus McFadden plays Jenga and Bernard Brogan hangs with Jedward.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Saturday
All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed….
# Prime Numbers
VAT, hospitals and the speed of light: the week in statistics
Exactly how many Irish people are looking for work and can’t find it? And when is a Leaving Cert not a Leaving Cert?
# No Resignation
Mick Wallace wants to give personal explanation on tax issues to Dáil
According to a statement this afternoon, the Wexford TD will not be resigning over his tax affairs.
Column: While you’re at the Euros, Mick, remember the fate of Paul Begley
Mick Wallace’s predicament may be understandable – but laws must apply to everyone, writes Peter Faulkner.
# Mick Wallace
Ceann Comhairle asks committee to investigate impact of Wallace's tax affairs
Sean Barrett wants the Committee on Members’ Interests to consider conducting an investigation “as you may see fit”.
# Mick Wallace
TDs to Wallace: ‘Pay up using whatever resources you have’
Meanwhile, Fianna Fáíl wants Oireachtas committees to hold prompt investigations into Wallace’s tax affairs.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Mick Wallace resign?
Independent TD Mick Wallace has come under fire after admitting that his construction company under-declared its VAT by around €1.4 million. Do you think he should resign over the matter?
# Mick Wallace
Technical group TDs: 'Massive difference' between Wallace's actions and household charge boycott
Both Joan Collins and Thomas Pringle believe that evading taxes is entirely separate to rejecting an austerity agenda.
# Mick Wallace
Wallace may face Dáil censure - and could lose seat after court action
The Wexford TD could either face bankruptcy action or a criminal prosecution – both of which would see him quit the Dáil.
# Mick Wallace
Technical Group colleagues condemn Wallace but won’t call on him to resign
Independent TDs and the United Left Alliance have criticised the Wallace after he admitted evading VAT.
# Revenue
Wallace: 'Unlikely' €2.1 million Revenue settlement will be paid
The TD’s company settled with the Revenue over undeclared VAT. This morning, he acknowledged what he did was wrong and said he was “far from proud” about the situation.