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#Mick Wallace

# mick-wallace - Monday 28 May, 2012

Mick Wallace erects giant pink Vote No banner on Dublin restaurant
# Wallace Says No
# Wallace Says No

Mick Wallace erects giant pink Vote No banner on Dublin restaurant

May 28th 2012, 11:23 AM 4,097 Views 54 Comments

The Independent TD has hung the eye-catching banner on a property in his Italian Quarter on Dublin’s north quays.

# mick-wallace - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Column: We have waited long enough. It’s time to take action on the X case
# Abortion
# Abortion

Column: We have waited long enough. It’s time to take action on the X case

Apr 19th 2012, 7:30 AM 50 Views 29 Comments

Last night, the Dáil began a debate about legislating for the X case. Clare Daly TD writes about why she brought the legislation forward – and why it’s so important for Irish women.

# mick-wallace - Saturday 7 April, 2012

11 things we learned from the new Registers of Members’ Interests
# In The Know
# In The Know

11 things we learned from the new Registers of Members’ Interests

Apr 7th 2012, 3:32 PM 5,707 Views 11 Comments

The new registers of members’ interests have been published. Here’s some random things we learned from reading them.

# mick-wallace - Friday 6 April, 2012

In their own words: What do TDs think of the fiscal treaty?
# Referendum
# Referendum

In their own words: What do TDs think of the fiscal treaty?

Apr 6th 2012, 5:55 PM 2,889 Views 14 Comments

All this week, an Oireachtas sub-committee has been discussing the fiscal compact treaty with academics, civil society leaders, and other politicians. Here’s what they made of it.

# mick-wallace - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Household charge: 286,000 register to pay as union urges boycott
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Household charge: 286,000 register to pay as union urges boycott

Mar 20th 2012, 2:50 PM 7,474 Views 154 Comments

The latest figures show that around 36,000 properties have registered to pay since last Thursday evening but that’s less than fifth of the number eventually expected to pay.

# mick-wallace - Monday 19 March, 2012

People using household charge "to express their anger", says Wallace
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

People using household charge "to express their anger", says Wallace

Mar 19th 2012, 10:27 AM 7,509 Views 191 Comments

Independent TD Mick Wallace said today that people are showing their anger at the government through refusing to pay the household charge.

# mick-wallace - Friday 9 March, 2012

Sonic Youths: Wexford not getting ahead of themselves
# Airtricity League
From The42
# Airtricity League

Sonic Youths: Wexford not getting ahead of themselves

Mar 9th 2012, 11:13 AM 638 Views 0 Comments

The current First Division leaders got off to a flyer last Friday night but are remaining grounded despite the 6-0 win over Waterford United.

# mick-wallace - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Government unlikely to vote for independent TDs' abortion bill
# Abortion
# Abortion

Government unlikely to vote for independent TDs' abortion bill

Feb 25th 2012, 1:08 PM 2,524 Views 109 Comments

A group of independent TDs introduced a bill to legislate for abortion in Ireland this week but the government will likely reject it before introducing its own legislation.

# mick-wallace - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Mick Wallace properties now worth just €4million
# Italian Quarter
# Italian Quarter

Mick Wallace properties now worth just €4million

Feb 22nd 2012, 3:25 PM 6,744 Views 18 Comments

In 2004 assets including Dublin’s ‘Italian Quarter’ were valued at more than €11million by M&J Wallace.

# mick-wallace - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Abortion Bill to be introduced to the Dáil tomorrow
# Abortion
# Abortion

Abortion Bill to be introduced to the Dáil tomorrow

Feb 21st 2012, 6:32 PM 5,465 Views 74 Comments

TDs Clare Daly, Mick Wallace and Joan Collins say that the Bill addresses the 1992 X case ruling.

# mick-wallace - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

In pictures: TDs take to the streets to urge boycott of household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

In pictures: TDs take to the streets to urge boycott of household charge

Feb 15th 2012, 6:44 PM 7,429 Views 130 Comments

Homeowners are expected to have arrangements in place to pay the €100 flat charge by next month.

# mick-wallace - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Hundreds gather at Dáil for protest against small school cuts
# School Cuts
# School Cuts

Hundreds gather at Dáil for protest against small school cuts

Feb 1st 2012, 8:32 PM 3,548 Views 21 Comments

Demonstrators believe planned staffing cuts will lead to large class size increases – and fear some schools could close down altogether.

# mick-wallace - Saturday 28 January, 2012

18 strange things Google users search for about famous Irish people
# Strange Searches
From The Daily Edge
# Strange Searches

18 strange things Google users search for about famous Irish people

Jan 28th 2012, 9:45 AM 19,828 Views 22 Comments

People think Enda Kenny is WHAT? Take a look at some of Google’s suggestions for what people search for when they look up famous Irish people…

# mick-wallace - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

Video: 2011 - the year in gaffes
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

Video: 2011 - the year in gaffes

Dec 28th 2011, 10:00 AM 3,428 Views 2 Comments

From the government’s €3.6bn ‘accounting error’, to confusing a Hollywood actor with a serial killer, here are this year’s most memorable gaffes.

# mick-wallace - Sunday 18 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Dec 18th 2011, 7:54 PM 5,406 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Priory Hall, shocking murders in Illinois, support for Ryanair’s controversial calendar, and Batman as you’ve never seen him before…

Wallace: "Huge disconnect" between some politicians and the real world
# Real World
# Real World

Wallace: "Huge disconnect" between some politicians and the real world

Dec 18th 2011, 12:51 PM 6,231 Views 175 Comments

Independent TD Mick Wallace said that it shocked him how many politicians “don’t know what it is like in the real world”.

# mick-wallace - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Charity insists tenants should not be liable for household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Charity insists tenants should not be liable for household charge

Dec 15th 2011, 4:31 PM 4,031 Views 79 Comments

A group representing landlords said its members would be forced to pass on the charge to tenants as TDs today outlined their reasons for not paying.

# mick-wallace - Monday 5 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Dec 5th 2011, 7:54 PM 4,042 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: All the latest from the Budget; good news for Ryan Tubridy; and the world’s Christmas capital (which you’ve never heard of…)

Court fines Mick Wallace TD €7,000
# Courts
# Courts

Court fines Mick Wallace TD €7,000

Dec 5th 2011, 3:07 PM 2,893 Views 18 Comments

Wallace pleaded guilty to five charges of failing to pay contributions into his employees’ pension schemes on time.

# mick-wallace - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Ring calls on airlines not to 'rip off' fans travelling to Euro 2012
# Plea
From The42
# Plea

Ring calls on airlines not to 'rip off' fans travelling to Euro 2012

Nov 22nd 2011, 12:22 PM 1,340 Views 10 Comments

The minister has said he expects an increase in prices ahead of the tournament, but has urged companies not to charge supporters excessive amounts.

# mick-wallace - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Mick Wallace wants Dáil summer break to move - so TDs can watch Euro 2012
# Nice Try
# Nice Try

Mick Wallace wants Dáil summer break to move - so TDs can watch Euro 2012

Nov 17th 2011, 1:51 PM 8,524 Views 83 Comments

The Wexford politician wants TDs to be able to enjoy the Irish football team’s participation at next year’s European Championships.

# mick-wallace - Monday 10 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Oct 10th 2011, 7:45 PM 2,144 Views 6 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: The latest in the Áras race, a beauty queen takes down a mobster, and why you should NEVER bathe with live eels…

TD Wallace ordered to repay €19m in bank loans
# Courts
# Courts

TD Wallace ordered to repay €19m in bank loans

Oct 10th 2011, 5:44 PM 1,369 Views 39 Comments

ACC Bank wins a summary judgment against Mick Wallace over personal guarantees he gave for five business loans.

# mick-wallace - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

As Dana and Norris’s presidential hopes fade, who’s supporting who?

Sep 20th 2011, 6:40 PM 2,276 Views 54 Comments

David Norris would appear to have the best chance of being on the ballot paper but he faces an uphill task. We crunch the numbers to find out who independent TDs and Senators are supporting.

# mick-wallace - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Column: For a new politics, we need more women in the Dáil
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: For a new politics, we need more women in the Dáil

Aug 9th 2011, 7:33 AM 95 Views 67 Comments

Writing for TheJournal.ie, Mary Mitchell O’Connor – who was recently caught up in a Dáil sexism row – argues that our male-dominated political system cannot represent today’s Ireland.

# mick-wallace - Thursday 21 July, 2011

David Norris has 13 Oireachtas signatures for presidential nomination
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

David Norris has 13 Oireachtas signatures for presidential nomination

Jul 21st 2011, 10:09 AM 1,839 Views 31 Comments

The independent senator has the support of independent representatives from both houses of the Oireachtas. He needs seven more.

# mick-wallace - Saturday 16 July, 2011

Taoiseach and Ceann Comhairle at odds over Dáil dress code
# Dress Code
# Dress Code

Taoiseach and Ceann Comhairle at odds over Dáil dress code

Jul 16th 2011, 2:45 PM 1,389 Views 20 Comments

The Ceann Comhairle says the Dáil must hold a vote on introducing the new dress code – but there’s no place on the agenda.

# mick-wallace - Friday 15 July, 2011

# mick-wallace - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Ming: 'What did I say that caused offence?'
# Dáil
# Dáil

Ming: 'What did I say that caused offence?'

Jul 13th 2011, 2:15 PM 1,626 Views 38 Comments

Luke Ming Flanagan has spoken about his role in the conversation in which his fellow independent TD Mick Wallace called another TD ‘Miss Piggy’.

Mitchell O'Connor says 'I'm over it' after Wallace's 'Miss Piggy' comment
# Dáil
# Dáil

Mitchell O'Connor says 'I'm over it' after Wallace's 'Miss Piggy' comment

Jul 13th 2011, 9:55 AM 6,228 Views 77 Comments

Mick Wallace has apologised for referring to Fine Gael TD Mary Mitchell O’Connor as ‘Miss Piggy’ in the Dáil yesterday.

Mick Wallace labels Mary Mitchell O'Connor 'Miss Piggy'
# Dáil
# Dáil

Mick Wallace labels Mary Mitchell O'Connor 'Miss Piggy'

Jul 13th 2011, 7:54 AM 6,235 Views 48 Comments

Wallace is recorded in conversation with fellow independents Luke Ming Flanagan and Shane Ross.

# mick-wallace - Saturday 9 July, 2011

Poll: Does it matter what TDs wear in the Dáil?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does it matter what TDs wear in the Dáil?

Jul 9th 2011, 11:01 AM 8,633 Views 122 Comments

The Oireachtas is set to introduce new rules which could see casually dressed TDs booted out. Is that right?

# mick-wallace - Friday 8 July, 2011

New dress code for smarter-looking TDs
# Dress To Impress
# Dress To Impress

New dress code for smarter-looking TDs

Jul 8th 2011, 4:04 PM 3,544 Views 92 Comments

Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett has described the Dáil dress code as “pathetic”.

# mick-wallace - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Wallace doesn't expect ACC to force him into bankruptcy
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

Wallace doesn't expect ACC to force him into bankruptcy

May 25th 2011, 9:13 AM 929 Views 0 Comments

The under-pressure developer says banks have nothing to gain by pursuing him for loans he simply can’t afford to repay.

# mick-wallace - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Receiver appointed to TD Wallace's construction properties
# Receivership
# Receivership

Receiver appointed to TD Wallace's construction properties

May 24th 2011, 2:44 PM 1,016 Views 0 Comments

ACC Bank has a receiver appointed properties owned by M & J Wallace Limited, the building company of Mick Wallace.

# mick-wallace - Thursday 28 April, 2011

TD Wallace admits debts remain at around €40 million
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

TD Wallace admits debts remain at around €40 million

Apr 28th 2011, 9:22 AM 1,987 Views 0 Comments

The independent TD tells Morning Ireland that his debts remain significant, and that the property market will fall further.

# mick-wallace - Monday 18 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday
Live Apr 18th 2011, 8:02 PM

The Daily Fix: Monday

# mick-wallace - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Dáil begins two-day discussion on Moriarty findings
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Dáil begins two-day discussion on Moriarty findings

Mar 29th 2011, 7:16 PM 432 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin says he wants an all-party motion calling on Michael Lowry to resign from the Dáil.