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From TheJournal.ie ‘Liberals don’t like my thinking’: TD claims he was ousted over abortion views Mattie McGrath

‘Liberals don’t like my thinking’: TD claims he was ousted over abortion views

Mattie McGrath has been removed from two Oireachtas committees by the Dáil Technical Group.

From TheJournal.ie "Nobody is above the rule of the law" - Shatter on Margaretta D'Arcy Margaretta D'arcy

"Nobody is above the rule of the law" - Shatter on Margaretta D'Arcy

A group of TDs tonight called for the release of the 79-year-old campaigner, but the Justice Minister says it is not up to him to interfere with the judiciary.

From TheJournal.ie ‘It’s odious debt’: Dáil to debate ‘burning the bondholders’ tonight and tomorrow Bondholders

‘It’s odious debt’: Dáil to debate ‘burning the bondholders’ tonight and tomorrow

The government will almost certainly oppose the motion and ensure that it does not pass when a vote is held tomorrow night.

From TheJournal.ie 'I binge drink myself, and I'm ashamed of that': TDs debate alcohol sponsorship of sport Friday Sittings

'I binge drink myself, and I'm ashamed of that': TDs debate alcohol sponsorship of sport

Alcohol and fluoridation of the Irish drinking water supply were discussed by a small number of TDs in a new-look Friday sitting in the Dáil today.

From The42 Mick Wallace sets the record straight on wearing Torino top in the Dáil Calcio

Mick Wallace sets the record straight on wearing Torino top in the Dáil

A lover of Italian football, the Wexford TD regularly attends matches at the Stadio Olympico di Torino.

From The42 Green Thumb/Red Thumb: It’s the week in comments Piggyback

Green Thumb/Red Thumb: It’s the week in comments

Featuring a heart-warming Brian O’Driscoll tale, Emile Heskey and Mick Wallace’s love for Torino.

From The42 Snapshot: Mick Wallace wears Torino jersey in the Dáil Epic Dail

Snapshot: Mick Wallace wears Torino jersey in the Dáil

The Wexford TD is a well-known Italian football fan.

From TheJournal.ie 'Mick has a serious credibility problem': TDs split on who does Leaders' Questions Technical Group

'Mick has a serious credibility problem': TDs split on who does Leaders' Questions

Seamus Healy and Stephen Donnelly will represent the Technical Group at Leaders’ Question in the next Dáil term but Luke Ming Flanagan and Mick Wallace are not happy about this.

From TheJournal.ie Want to work for these TDs? Technical Group seeks assistant for 'tricky job' Dáil Technical Group

Want to work for these TDs? Technical Group seeks assistant for 'tricky job'

A “tricky job” with “crazy hours” is how the position of parliamentary coordinator with the Dáíl Technical Group is being described.

From TheJournal.ie ‘He’s very, very pale’: Mick Wallace and Clare Daly met Julian Assange yesterday Wikileaks

‘He’s very, very pale’: Mick Wallace and Clare Daly met Julian Assange yesterday

The independent TDs held a wide-ranging meeting with the Wikileaks founder at the Ecuadorean embassy in London yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Six pro-choice TDs will vote against the abortion bill tonight Abortion

Six pro-choice TDs will vote against the abortion bill tonight

The six TDs are seeking a referendum to repeal an article in the Constitution that places the life of the unborn and the life of the mother on equal footing.

From TheJournal.ie Politics is a "blame game", says Burton Dáil This post contains videos

Politics is a "blame game", says Burton Exclusive

The Minister also told TheJournal.ie that she accepts her colleague Minister Alan Shatter’s explanation over the Wallace controversy.

From The42 23 signs that you're a Wexford sports fan Yellowbellies

23 signs that you're a Wexford sports fan

The Model County in all its glory.

From TheJournal.ie McDowell: There are no muppets in the Seanad, but there are clowns in the Dáil Seanad Abolition

McDowell: There are no muppets in the Seanad, but there are clowns in the Dáil

Former Tánaiste Michael McDowell is arguing for the retention and the reform of the Seanad.

From TheJournal.ie TD: We didn't demonise those who had points cancelled by naming them in Dáil Penalty Points

TD: We didn't demonise those who had points cancelled by naming them in Dáil

Joan Collins has defended her naming of high-profile individuals who allegedly had penalty points cancelled in the Dáil chamber last December.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie 'Dysfunctional and flawed': TDs slam penalty points investigation Penalty Points

'Dysfunctional and flawed': TDs slam penalty points investigation

Mick Wallace, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, Clare Daly and Joan Collins have criticised the reports into the practice of cancelling penalty points which largely cleared gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Mick Wallace says he was the victim of an unlawful arrest Mick Wallace

Watch: Mick Wallace says he was the victim of an unlawful arrest

The independent TD was quizzed about a recently reported incident concerning his alleged arrest in September 2000 for directing traffic near a construction site he was working on.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter survives Dáil motion of no confidence with 88-45 win No Confidence

Shatter survives Dáil motion of no confidence with 88-45 win

A government counter-motion supporting Shatter was passed easily in the Dáil this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Knitting on the Late Late Show and Shatter's apology: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Knitting on the Late Late Show and Shatter's apology: The week in quotes

“I was told there would be at least one nun sitting in the Late Late Show audience, knitting. And sure enough, there she was”.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny visits Greece and J Edgar Shatter fights dirty: The week's news skewed Not The News

Enda Kenny visits Greece and J Edgar Shatter fights dirty: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Dáil beauty pageant causes tensions, Taoiseach and Greek PM hold shortest discussions ever, and laughter at SIPO…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is Alan Shatter's position as minister untenable? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Alan Shatter's position as minister untenable?

Fianna Fáil claims the Minister has shown “poor judgement” of late.

From TheJournal.ie Greater protections for whistleblowers after penalty points furore Whistleblowers

Greater protections for whistleblowers after penalty points furore

Eamon Gilmore said that legislation is currently being drawn up which will be put before government shortly.

From TheJournal.ie Communications between Callinan and Shatter are 'of a confidential nature' Confidential

Communications between Callinan and Shatter are 'of a confidential nature'

Yesterday evening the justice minister said it was the Garda Commmissioner who informed him that Mick Wallace benefited from garda discretion.

From TheJournal.ie Commissioner told Shatter about Mick Wallace's encounter with Gardaí Penalty Points

Commissioner told Shatter about Mick Wallace's encounter with Gardaí

Opposition TDs have demanded to know how an unrecorded incident came to be known by the country’s top Garda.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter: I made comments 'to defend the integrity of An Garda Síochána' Penalty Points

Shatter: I made comments 'to defend the integrity of An Garda Síochána'

Here’s the full text of Alan Shatter’s Dáil explanation.

From TheJournal.ie Should Alan Shatter resign over points furore? 'No,' insists the Taoiseach Leaders' Questions

Should Alan Shatter resign over points furore? 'No,' insists the Taoiseach

Enda Kenny offers a loyal defence of Alan Shatter, as opposition TDs continue to call for the justice minister’s head.

Twitter tells us what Alan Shatter knows* Shatter Knows

Twitter tells us what Alan Shatter knows*

*kind of.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter to face questions in Dáil over Wallace row Penalty Points

Shatter to face questions in Dáil over Wallace row

The minister will make a statement this evening and will then open himself up to questions from the opposition.

From TheJournal.ie Wallace admits gardaí used discretion when caught on phone while driving Wallace Vs Shatter

Wallace admits gardaí used discretion when caught on phone while driving

The Wexford TD called for an investigation into how the justice minister found out the information.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Alan Shatter have made his Prime Time comments? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Alan Shatter have made his Prime Time comments?

As a row between Alan Shatter and Mick Wallace rumbles on, we ask was the Minister’s use of information appropriate?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach backs Shatter in penalty points row with Wallace Penalty Points

Taoiseach backs Shatter in penalty points row with Wallace

The Wexford TD will lodge a complaint to the Standards in Public Office Commission today over comments made by the justice minister.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with the best way to wake up a hangover victim Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with the best way to wake up a hangover victim

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie FG ministers back Shatter in penalty points comments row Penalty Points

FG ministers back Shatter in penalty points comments row

Both Richard Bruton and Brian Hayes say Shatter’s comments added context to complaints about the penalty points inquiry.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter called on to resign over Wallace penalty points row Penalty Points

Shatter called on to resign over Wallace penalty points row

Sinn Féin’s Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn also said it is “worrying” the Justice Minister mentioned the information on Prime Time.

From TheJournal.ie Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week's news skewed Not The News

Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: The Gathering at the Dáil; Cabinet clones; Alan Shatter knows what you did last summer.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter rubbishes Wallace and upholds view he had penalty points quashed Shatter Vs Wallace

Shatter rubbishes Wallace and upholds view he had penalty points quashed

Shatter said that Wallace was “making a pretence, for political purposes”.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added deer on a city bus Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added deer on a city bus

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Wallace to lodge complaint against Shatter over penalty points allegation Penalty Points

Wallace to lodge complaint against Shatter over penalty points allegation

The Wexford TD says the allegations made by Alan Shatter on live TV about an alleged motoring offence are unsubstantiated.