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#Mick Wallace

# mick-wallace - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Wallace puts political parties under fire for 'nauseating' behaviour
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# Mick Wallace

Wallace puts political parties under fire for 'nauseating' behaviour

Jul 19th 2012, 7:47 AM 7,754 Views 73 Comments

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 - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Committee cannot investigate Wallace until he provides more information
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# Mick Wallace

Committee cannot investigate Wallace until he provides more information

Jul 11th 2012, 7:26 PM 3,870 Views 32 Comments

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 - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Committee to seek further answers from Wallace over tax affairs
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# Mick Wallace

Committee to seek further answers from Wallace over tax affairs

Jun 27th 2012, 7:08 PM 4,320 Views 24 Comments

The independent TD is being investigated by the Members Interests Committee after revelations about his company’s under-declaration of VAT.

# mick-wallace - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Doyle: "There were people threatening to fight me at times, loads of crazy stuff."
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From The42
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Doyle: "There were people threatening to fight me at times, loads of crazy stuff."

Jun 26th 2012, 7:15 AM 7,079 Views 1 Comment

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.

# mick-wallace - Monday 25 June, 2012

Nick Leeson: On Mick Wallace and his 'false economy'
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# Opinion

Nick Leeson: On Mick Wallace and his 'false economy'

Jun 25th 2012, 7:00 AM 36 Views 36 Comments

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 - Thursday 21 June, 2012

# mick-wallace - Monday 18 June, 2012

Mick Wallace faces fine after BMW towed from Aer Lingus staff car park
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# Mick Wallace

Mick Wallace faces fine after BMW towed from Aer Lingus staff car park

Jun 18th 2012, 10:32 AM 14,330 Views 93 Comments

The independent TD for Wexford left his car illegally parked at Dublin Airport last Friday.

# mick-wallace - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Crystal, cricket and Croatian boobs: the week in statistics
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From The Daily Edge
# Prime Numbers

Crystal, cricket and Croatian boobs: the week in statistics

Jun 16th 2012, 7:30 PM 9,897 Views 0 Comments

Plus – the latest estimate of the average industrial wage, and how close Spain is being pushed to an international bailout…

# mick-wallace - Friday 15 June, 2012

'Sometimes I'd like to come to work in my tracksuit' - TD calls for Dáil dress code
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# Dress Code

'Sometimes I'd like to come to work in my tracksuit' - TD calls for Dáil dress code

Jun 15th 2012, 6:35 PM 7,802 Views 122 Comments

Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin says she’s not alone in thinking that the way some deputies dress is inappropriate.

How long will Mick Wallace need to pay the Revenue settlement?
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# Mick Wallace

How long will Mick Wallace need to pay the Revenue settlement?

Jun 15th 2012, 9:01 AM 7,393 Views 58 Comments

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 - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Video: Mick Wallace's statement to the Dáil
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# Mick Wallace

Video: Mick Wallace's statement to the Dáil

Jun 14th 2012, 6:31 PM 5,524 Views 71 Comments

Watch the full statement delivered by the Independent TD for Wexford in Dáil Eireann this evening.

Mick Wallace promises to donate half of salary to VAT repayment
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# Mick Wallace

Mick Wallace promises to donate half of salary to VAT repayment

Jun 14th 2012, 5:34 PM 7,872 Views 102 Comments

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 to make a Dáil statement this afternoon
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# Mick Wallace

Mick Wallace to make a Dáil statement this afternoon

Jun 14th 2012, 9:53 AM 1,138 Views 9 Comments

Mick Wallace given permission to make Dáil statement at 5.45pm
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# Mick Wallace

Mick Wallace given permission to make Dáil statement at 5.45pm

Jun 14th 2012, 8:18 AM 1,696 Views 61 Comments

Government chief whip Paul Kehoe has confirmed the TD has been allocated time to speak about his tax affairs.

# mick-wallace - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Oireachtas Committee to write to Mick Wallace over tax affairs
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# First Step

Oireachtas Committee to write to Mick Wallace over tax affairs

Jun 13th 2012, 7:08 PM 1,792 Views 17 Comments

The Select Committee on Members’ Interests needs to figure out if Mick Wallace’s tax affairs fall under its jurisdiction.

Dáil suspended after Martin, Barrett clash over Wallace statement
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# Dáil Éireann

Dáil suspended after Martin, Barrett clash over Wallace statement

Jun 13th 2012, 11:50 AM 6,296 Views 60 Comments

Business was suspended for five minutes after Micheál Martin queried why the Dáil could not debate Mick Wallace.

# mick-wallace - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Mick Wallace: No Dáil censure ahead of possible committee investigation
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# Censure

Mick Wallace: No Dáil censure ahead of possible committee investigation

Jun 12th 2012, 3:45 PM 2,828 Views 47 Comments

The whips of the five main Dáil groupings agree not to table motions of censure ahead of potential committee hearings.

Party whips to discuss possible all-party Wallace condemnation
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# Mick Wallace

Party whips to discuss possible all-party Wallace condemnation

Jun 12th 2012, 9:21 AM 2,227 Views 35 Comments

The weekly meeting of the five Dáil whips will discuss a motion potentially censuring Mick Wallace over his tax affairs.

# mick-wallace - Monday 11 June, 2012

Fianna Fáil whip joins calls for Wallace to resign amid reports of censure
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# Mick Wallace

Fianna Fáil whip joins calls for Wallace to resign amid reports of censure

Jun 11th 2012, 9:46 PM 6,198 Views 63 Comments

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.

Wallace leaves Technical Group, while Ceann Comhairle denies permission for Dáil statement
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# Mick Wallace

Wallace leaves Technical Group, while Ceann Comhairle denies permission for Dáil statement

Jun 11th 2012, 2:04 PM 5,537 Views 82 Comments

And it gets worse for Mick: a powerful Dáil committee now believes it has the power to investigate his tax affairs…

# mick-wallace - Sunday 10 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jun 10th 2012, 7:57 PM 7,998 Views 0 Comments

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

Soviet machine guns and healthy scepticism: The week in quotes
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# Said And Done

Soviet machine guns and healthy scepticism: The week in quotes

Jun 10th 2012, 7:00 PM 3,916 Views 1 Comment

“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.”

S'up Bernard? It's the sporting tweets of the week
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From The42
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S'up Bernard? It's the sporting tweets of the week

Jun 10th 2012, 10:32 AM 782 Views 0 Comments

This week, Bernard Dunne discusses Mick Wallace, Fergus McFadden plays Jenga and Bernard Brogan hangs with Jedward.

# mick-wallace - Saturday 9 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jun 9th 2012, 8:03 PM 4,880 Views 0 Comments

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed….

VAT, hospitals and the speed of light: the week in statistics
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From The Daily Edge
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VAT, hospitals and the speed of light: the week in statistics

Jun 9th 2012, 7:30 PM 3,978 Views 1 Comment

Exactly how many Irish people are looking for work and can’t find it? And when is a Leaving Cert not a Leaving Cert?

Mick Wallace wants to give personal explanation on tax issues to Dáil
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# No Resignation

Mick Wallace wants to give personal explanation on tax issues to Dáil

Jun 9th 2012, 2:50 PM 5,292 Views 81 Comments

According to a statement this afternoon, the Wexford TD will not be resigning over his tax affairs.

# mick-wallace - Friday 8 June, 2012

Column: While you’re at the Euros, Mick, remember the fate of Paul Begley
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# Opinion

Column: While you’re at the Euros, Mick, remember the fate of Paul Begley

Jun 8th 2012, 7:30 PM 140 Views 81 Comments

Mick Wallace’s predicament may be understandable – but laws must apply to everyone, writes Peter Faulkner.

Ceann Comhairle asks committee to investigate impact of Wallace's tax affairs
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# Mick Wallace

Ceann Comhairle asks committee to investigate impact of Wallace's tax affairs

Jun 8th 2012, 3:23 PM 2,256 Views 32 Comments

Sean Barrett wants the Committee on Members’ Interests to consider conducting an investigation “as you may see fit”.

TDs to Wallace: ‘Pay up using whatever resources you have’
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# Mick Wallace

TDs to Wallace: ‘Pay up using whatever resources you have’

Jun 8th 2012, 11:19 AM 5,468 Views 40 Comments

Meanwhile, Fianna Fáíl wants Oireachtas committees to hold prompt investigations into Wallace’s tax affairs.

Poll: Should Mick Wallace resign?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should Mick Wallace resign?

Jun 8th 2012, 10:58 AM 10,541 Views 151 Comments

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?

Technical group TDs: 'Massive difference' between Wallace's actions and household charge boycott
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# Mick Wallace

Technical group TDs: 'Massive difference' between Wallace's actions and household charge boycott

Jun 8th 2012, 10:09 AM 3,048 Views 58 Comments

Both Joan Collins and Thomas Pringle believe that evading taxes is entirely separate to rejecting an austerity agenda.

Wallace may face Dáil censure - and could lose seat after court action
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# Mick Wallace

Wallace may face Dáil censure - and could lose seat after court action

Jun 8th 2012, 8:30 AM 3,623 Views 85 Comments

The Wexford TD could either face bankruptcy action or a criminal prosecution – both of which would see him quit the Dáil.

# mick-wallace - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Technical Group colleagues condemn Wallace but won’t call on him to resign
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# Mick Wallace

Technical Group colleagues condemn Wallace but won’t call on him to resign

Jun 7th 2012, 7:55 PM 9,391 Views 224 Comments

Independent TDs and the United Left Alliance have criticised the Wallace after he admitted evading VAT.

Wallace: 'Unlikely' €2.1 million Revenue settlement will be paid
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# Revenue

Wallace: 'Unlikely' €2.1 million Revenue settlement will be paid

Jun 7th 2012, 9:21 AM 5,763 Views 126 Comments

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.