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Former TD Maria Bailey issues defamation proceedings against Irish Mirror publisher
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Former TD Maria Bailey issues defamation proceedings against Irish Mirror publisher

May 28th 2020, 7:40 PM 52,721 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Updated Nov 20th 2019, 9:41 PM 41,601 Views 94 Comments

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

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

Nov 15th 2019, 4:52 PM 21,509 Views 49 Comments

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

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

'I don't know how she's still standing': Doherty sympathetic to Bailey but declines to express election support
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'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 41,577 Views 95 Comments

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

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

Updated Oct 18th 2019, 3:10 PM 58,809 Views 147 Comments

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

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

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

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

Updated Jul 24th 2019, 3:34 PM 44,019 Views 52 Comments

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

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

Jul 7th 2019, 4:56 PM 30,869 Views 98 Comments

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

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

Jul 5th 2019, 6:26 PM 40,005 Views 77 Comments

Varadakr said he cannot publish the report.

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

May 31st 2019, 11:34 AM 65,469 Views 107 Comments

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

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

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

May 28th 2019, 6:30 PM 47,589 Views 91 Comments

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

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

May 27th 2019, 1:09 PM 176,604 Views 219 Comments

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