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# swing-gate - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Former TD Maria Bailey issues defamation proceedings against Irish Mirror publisher
# High Court
# High Court

Former TD Maria Bailey issues defamation proceedings against Irish Mirror publisher

May 28th 2020, 7:40 PM 52,733 Views 0 Comments

Bailey did not contest the general election in February after being removed from the Fine Gael ticket.

# swing-gate - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Taoiseach refutes claim by Maria Bailey that no review of election ticket occurred before her deselection
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Taoiseach refutes claim by Maria Bailey that no review of election ticket occurred before her deselection

Updated Nov 20th 2019, 9:41 PM 41,606 Views 94 Comments

Fine Gael members see the letter as a clear signal Bailey intends to fight the decision to deselect her.

# swing-gate - Friday 15 November, 2019

Taoiseach 'absolutely confident' proper procedures were followed to remove Maria Bailey as candidate
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Taoiseach 'absolutely confident' proper procedures were followed to remove Maria Bailey as candidate

Nov 15th 2019, 4:52 PM 21,511 Views 49 Comments

Bailey was deselected as the general election candidate for Dún Laoghaire last night.

# swing-gate - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Taoiseach drops hint that Bailey will be dropped from FG ticket ahead of crunch meeting
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Taoiseach drops hint that Bailey will be dropped from FG ticket ahead of crunch meeting

Updated Nov 14th 2019, 1:30 PM 42,038 Views 107 Comments

Fine Gael members voted for a review of the Dun Laoghaire election candidates following ‘Swing-gate’.

# swing-gate - Friday 1 November, 2019

'I don't know how she's still standing': Doherty sympathetic to Bailey but declines to express election support
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

'I don't know how she's still standing': Doherty sympathetic to Bailey but declines to express election support

Nov 1st 2019, 12:52 PM 41,579 Views 95 Comments

It comes as Fine Gael members voted for a review of the Dun Laoghaire election candidates following ‘Swing-gate’.

# swing-gate - Friday 18 October, 2019

Varadkar says he has confidence in Maria Bailey as a candidate in the next general election
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Varadkar says he has confidence in Maria Bailey as a candidate in the next general election

Updated Oct 18th 2019, 3:10 PM 58,811 Views 147 Comments

A motion of no confidence has been tabled against the Dun Laoghaire TD.

# swing-gate - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Maria Bailey resigns as chair of two more Oireachtas committees following 'swing-gate'
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Maria Bailey resigns as chair of two more Oireachtas committees following 'swing-gate'

Aug 20th 2019, 9:25 PM 36,810 Views 70 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar last month sacked Bailey from the position of chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Housing.

# swing-gate - Monday 29 July, 2019

Fine Gael TD Fergus O'Dowd says Maria Bailey should not stand for the party in the next election
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Fine Gael TD Fergus O'Dowd says Maria Bailey should not stand for the party in the next election

Jul 29th 2019, 2:09 PM 24,736 Views 88 Comments

The Louth TD said people were concerned about Bailey’s abandoned case against the Dean Hotel.

# swing-gate - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Calls for Josepha Madigan to give fuller account of her part in ‘swing-gate’
# Maria Bailey
# Maria Bailey

Calls for Josepha Madigan to give fuller account of her part in ‘swing-gate’

Updated Jul 24th 2019, 3:34 PM 44,028 Views 52 Comments

Minister Bruton says Madigan has no further questions to answer in relation to case.

# swing-gate - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Regina Doherty says Taoiseach 'between a rock and a hard place' over Maria Bailey swing fall review
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Regina Doherty says Taoiseach 'between a rock and a hard place' over Maria Bailey swing fall review

Jul 7th 2019, 4:56 PM 30,870 Views 94 Comments

The Taoiseach has said he cannot publish the report as those involved in the review spoke on condition it would not be published.

# swing-gate - Friday 5 July, 2019

Pressure mounts on Taoiseach to publish internal report into Maria Bailey swing fall case
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Pressure mounts on Taoiseach to publish internal report into Maria Bailey swing fall case

Jul 5th 2019, 6:26 PM 40,008 Views 77 Comments

Varadakr said he cannot publish the report.

# swing-gate - Friday 31 May, 2019

'I wasn't sneering': Ross says he wasn't 'having a go' at Maria Bailey with swing photo
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

'I wasn't sneering': Ross says he wasn't 'having a go' at Maria Bailey with swing photo

May 31st 2019, 11:34 AM 65,472 Views 107 Comments

The minister said Bailey taking out an insurance claim after falling off a swing at a Dublin hotel was ‘a mistake’.

# swing-gate - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Fine Gael to launch internal review into Maria Bailey swing fall case
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Fine Gael to launch internal review into Maria Bailey swing fall case

May 29th 2019, 6:51 PM 67,822 Views 161 Comments

In recent days, the Taoiseach said Bailey caused ‘reputational damage’ to the party.

Maria Bailey won't chair Oireachtas meeting this morning as talks with Taoiseach loom
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Maria Bailey won't chair Oireachtas meeting this morning as talks with Taoiseach loom

May 29th 2019, 8:06 AM 33,326 Views 86 Comments

Speaking this morning, Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin said “we can all guess the answer” as to why Bailey wouldn’t chair the meeting.

# swing-gate - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Taoiseach to meet Maria Bailey 'as early as tomorrow' to discuss swing fall insurance claim
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Taoiseach to meet Maria Bailey 'as early as tomorrow' to discuss swing fall insurance claim

May 28th 2019, 6:30 PM 47,591 Views 91 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Bailey has caused “reputational damage” to the party.

# swing-gate - Monday 27 May, 2019

Fine Gael reacts to 'car crash' Maria Bailey interview: 'I think she did herself a disservice this morning'
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Fine Gael reacts to 'car crash' Maria Bailey interview: 'I think she did herself a disservice this morning'

May 27th 2019, 1:09 PM 176,628 Views 219 Comments

TD Maria Bailey defended taking a claim against a hotel after falling off a swing.