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#Shatter resigns

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Shatter resignation a lesson for government to "listen to dissenting voices" Shatter Resigns

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Today we'll find out who will replace Alan Shatter Shatter Resigns

Today we'll find out who will replace Alan Shatter

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.

From TheJournal.ie Timeline: How Alan Shatter's resignation unfolded on a day of drama at Leinster House Shatter Resigns

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie In the end Alan Shatter realised what many already had: He'd become a distraction Analysis

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar and Fitzgerald the favourites - but Shatter's replacement won't be appointed until tomorrow Shatter Resigns

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Alan Shatter has resigned as Justice, Equality and Defence Minister Shatter Resigns

Alan Shatter has resigned as Justice, Equality and Defence Minister

The Taoiseach made the announcement to the Dáil this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why Alan Shatter has resigned Shatter Resigns

Explainer: Why Alan Shatter has resigned

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.

From TheJournal.ie Garda whistleblower: Shatter had become a liability Shatter Resigns

Garda whistleblower: Shatter had become a liability

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

From TheJournal.ie What did Alan Shatter do in office? Shatter Resigns

What did Alan Shatter do in office?

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

From TheJournal.ie How Twitter reacted to Alan Shatter's resignation Shatter Resigns

How Twitter reacted to Alan Shatter's resignation

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Inevitable': Leinster House left shocked by Shatter resignation Shatter Resigns

'Inevitable': Leinster House left shocked by Shatter resignation

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

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Gilmore out of the loop on Guerin Report Shatter Resigns

Eamon Gilmore out of the loop on Guerin Report

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Dear Enda....' Here is Alan Shatter's resignation letter Shatter Resigns

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

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