Alan Shatter is the current Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, and a Fine Gael TD for the Dublin South Constituency. Shatter was first elected to Dail Eireann in '81 and kept his seat until 2002, he was re-elected in 2011.
# alan-shatter - Tuesday 19 August, 2014
Gillian Hussey is a director of the National Crime Victims Helpline.
# alan-shatter - Friday 8 August, 2014
Everyone’s talking about US strikes on Iraq, a new weather warning, and an Irish woman charged over baby death.
The government will cover legal costs as the former justice minister seeks to quash some of the Guerin report’s findings.
# alan-shatter - Thursday 7 August, 2014
SIPO received complaints about the former justice minister from the two outspoken politicians.
# alan-shatter - Wednesday 6 August, 2014
The former justice minister reportedly had a lucky escape yesterday…
It’s Wednesday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.
# alan-shatter - Thursday 31 July, 2014
Analysis: He hasn’t gone away you know…
# alan-shatter - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
Everyone’s talking about the body found in Co Meath, Gaza strikes, and the bulging Moon.
We knew he was not on board with the Guerin Report findings. Now we know just how far he intends to go with it.
# alan-shatter - Monday 28 July, 2014
The report, initiated in the wake of the Guerin findings, found there was a “closed, secretive” culture in the Department.
# alan-shatter - Saturday 19 July, 2014
We take a look back on some of the major events that defined the 2013/14 session in Leinster House.
# alan-shatter - Friday 11 July, 2014
It’s not all new ministers today, an ex-minister refuses to be forgotten.
# alan-shatter - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
The Transport Minister has been talking about the upcoming reshuffle, the Rugby World Cup and why he prefers Frances Fitzgerald to Alan Shatter.
# alan-shatter - Monday 23 June, 2014
The Labour leadership contender has given a wide-ranging interview to TheJournal.ie today. Here is some of what she said.
# alan-shatter - Thursday 19 June, 2014
The former Minister for Justice has blasted the Guerin report for ‘completely failing to follow fair procedure’.
The former justice minister has delivered a blistering criticism of the report carried out by barrister Seán Guerin.
# alan-shatter - Thursday 12 June, 2014
Terence Flanagan said that planning laws needed to be updated to include tree height.
# alan-shatter - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
The former Minister for Justice said that retired Judge Cooke’s dealing with the matters in the report was in the public interest.
# alan-shatter - Tuesday 10 June, 2014
The Minister for Justice was speaking after the publication of the report into allegations that the offices of the Garda Ombudsman were bugged.
# alan-shatter - Friday 6 June, 2014
The Taoiseach is not likely to see the report until Monday as he is currently on a trade mission in California.
# alan-shatter - Thursday 5 June, 2014
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has welcomed today’s High Court ruling.
# alan-shatter - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
Members of the committee slammed his lack of cooperation as “farcical”.
# alan-shatter - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
The former garda welcomed Eamon Gilmore’s resignation as Labour leader, describing him as “arrogant”.
# alan-shatter - Sunday 25 May, 2014
The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation’s CEO has said he doesn’t believe the government would have used the money wisely.
# alan-shatter - Friday 23 May, 2014
Analysis: Whatever about his failings as a justice minister, Alan Shatter knows how to do suspense, as we found out yesterday.
# alan-shatter - Thursday 22 May, 2014
The former Minister for Justice was entitled to these recently abolished payments.
From befriending Tom Cruise to stealing each other’s outfits, our politicians have done it all.
As far as TV and radio stations are concerned, it’s all over bar the counting…
Enda Kenny said that four ministers are in receipt of payments despite a pledge not to draw them.
The former Minister for Justice could waive the payments.
# alan-shatter - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
If he is called before the Commission of Investigation into the GardaGate scandal, he will “respond fully” on the issue.
The Minister for Transport said he didn’t want to kick a man while he was down.
The Taoiseach said earlier today that while he “can’t force him”, he “hopes” that Shatter doesn’t accept the payment.
# alan-shatter - Tuesday 20 May, 2014
The Deputy is entitled to the money as new legislation had not been signed in when he stepped down from his role.
# alan-shatter - Saturday 17 May, 2014
Mary Lou’s 20-minute wonder underlines the need for top official to explain Gardagate – for his own sake
Department of Justice Secretary General Brian Purcell is at the centre of several controversies, but the biggest questions concern the events leading up to the departure of Martin Callinan in March.
Previous ministers have declined to accept some of these payments.
# alan-shatter - Thursday 15 May, 2014
The Taoiseach’s office says a ‘clerical error’ is to blame for the diary entry that recorded a meeting taking place 36 hours before it actually did.