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#Shatter resigns

# shatter-resigns - Friday 9 May, 2014

"It’s very easy to have an establishment view." Minister wants open competition for top Garda job
# Guerin Report
# Guerin Report

"It’s very easy to have an establishment view." Minister wants open competition for top Garda job

May 9th 2014, 4:20 PM 10,567 Views 30 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald also says she will “take lessons” from the criticisms of her predecessor Alan Shatter.

# shatter-resigns - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Shatter resignation a lesson for government to "listen to dissenting voices"
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

Shatter resignation a lesson for government to "listen to dissenting voices"

May 8th 2014, 8:21 AM 6,261 Views 44 Comments

Fianna Fáil is now for calling for a road map to “restore this situation to normality”.

Today we'll find out who will replace Alan Shatter
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

Today we'll find out who will replace Alan Shatter

May 8th 2014, 7:46 AM 6,379 Views 36 Comments

The resignation of the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence was announced yesterday and Leo Varadkar and Frances Fitzgeralds are the frontrunners to take his place.

Timeline: How Alan Shatter's resignation unfolded on a day of drama at Leinster House
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

Timeline: How Alan Shatter's resignation unfolded on a day of drama at Leinster House

May 8th 2014, 7:23 AM 5,805 Views 15 Comments

There was no prior indication of what was to unfold when Taoiseach Enda Kenny rose to speak in the Dáil just after 4.30pm yesterday.

In the end Alan Shatter realised what many already had: He'd become a distraction
# Analysis
# Analysis

In the end Alan Shatter realised what many already had: He'd become a distraction

May 8th 2014, 6:55 AM 5,192 Views 16 Comments

Numerous controversies had been dogging the Justice Minister for months which is why he may well have decided to call it a day.

# shatter-resigns - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Varadkar and Fitzgerald the favourites - but Shatter's replacement won't be appointed until tomorrow
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

Varadkar and Fitzgerald the favourites - but Shatter's replacement won't be appointed until tomorrow

May 7th 2014, 10:47 PM 50,390 Views 167 Comments

The government has now said that Alan Shatter’s successor will be appointed tomorrow morning.

Alan Shatter has resigned as Justice, Equality and Defence Minister
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

Alan Shatter has resigned as Justice, Equality and Defence Minister

May 7th 2014, 10:47 PM 45,849 Views 276 Comments

The Taoiseach made the announcement to the Dáil this afternoon.

Explainer: Why Alan Shatter has resigned
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

Explainer: Why Alan Shatter has resigned

May 7th 2014, 10:46 PM 33,513 Views 79 Comments

Less than an hour before he resigned, Alan Shatter was taking questions in the Dáil. No-one fully expected him to resign this afternoon- but here’s why he did.

Garda whistleblower: Shatter had become a liability
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

Garda whistleblower: Shatter had become a liability

May 7th 2014, 10:45 PM 10,871 Views 38 Comments

John Wilson said that while he took no pleasure in Alan Shatter’s demise, he felt it was the right outcome.

What did Alan Shatter do in office?
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

What did Alan Shatter do in office?

May 7th 2014, 8:00 PM 14,256 Views 43 Comments

TheJournal.ie looks at some of the achievements – and failures – of Shatter’s tenure.

How Twitter reacted to Alan Shatter's resignation
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

How Twitter reacted to Alan Shatter's resignation

May 7th 2014, 7:00 PM 18,242 Views 24 Comments

With shock, analysis, glee, and bad jokes, mainly.

'Inevitable': Leinster House left shocked by Shatter resignation
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

'Inevitable': Leinster House left shocked by Shatter resignation

May 7th 2014, 6:20 PM 17,402 Views 73 Comments

The Justice Minister’s departure caught many TDs off guard today.

Eamon Gilmore out of the loop on Guerin Report
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

Eamon Gilmore out of the loop on Guerin Report

May 7th 2014, 5:44 PM 9,941 Views 39 Comments

The report has led to the resignation of Alan Shatter, but Eamon Gilmore hadn’t seen it this afternoon.

'Dear Enda....' Here is Alan Shatter's resignation letter
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

'Dear Enda....' Here is Alan Shatter's resignation letter

May 7th 2014, 5:14 PM 25,480 Views 47 Comments

Shatter told the Taoiseach he’s leaving to help avoid controversy for the Government.