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# alan-shatter - Sunday 7 February, 2016

‘When you tell the truth in politics you get into trouble – but the truth helps me sleep at night’ Shatter Resistant This post contains videos

‘When you tell the truth in politics you get into trouble – but the truth helps me sleep at night’

Alan Shatter opens up on the controversies that forced him to resign, Leo Varadkar and whether he says ‘hello’ to Mick Wallace.

# alan-shatter - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Alan Shatter has a lot to say about ‘venomous’ online abuse

“I think we have a problem here.”

# alan-shatter - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Alan Shatter told us all about his famous campaign balls Shatter-ing Stuff This post contains videos

Alan Shatter told us all about his famous campaign balls

The Fine Gael TD has an unusual election prop.

# alan-shatter - Friday 29 January, 2016

Alan Shatter to table Dáil motion calling for “immediate release” of Ibrahim Halawa

The Fine Gael TD for south Dublin is hoping to table the motion next week, depending on when the general election is called.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Alan Shatter says that some gardaí use the Pulse system as a social network for “gossip”

Shatter said he had raised this issue with Martin Callinan.

# alan-shatter - Saturday 7 November, 2015

‘I exploded’: 5 fascinating stories from Eamon Gilmore’s new book

The stuff you haven’t already read about.

# alan-shatter - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Reprinting the punt and pulling out of government: A look inside Eamon Gilmore’s new book

Here’s some of what the former Tánaiste has revealed.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Marriage Equality jumped another legal hurdle today as marriages move closer

The bill will now move to the Seanad before it is enacted.

# alan-shatter - Friday 2 October, 2015

Alan Shatter pips local councillor by nine votes to win Fine Gael nomination in south Dublin

The former justice minister faced a battle to ensure he could run in the next general election.

# alan-shatter - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Johnny Ronan backtracks: Nama is ‘not comparable to Nazi horrors’

The property developer was heavily criticised after using a Nazi slogan in his submission to the banking inquiry.

# alan-shatter - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Enda Kenny and the Attorney General should resign – political integrity requires nothing less

To defend the Taoiseach’s disingenuousness and the Attorney General’s incompetence is to harm the integrity of politics, writes a former advisor to Alan Shatter.

Micheál Martin says a gun was put to Martin Callinan’s head

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Don’t believe the spin, the Fennelly report is a big problem for Enda Kenny

Analysis: Government efforts to portray the report as clearing Enda Kenny may not work.

# alan-shatter - Monday 31 August, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

A twist in an Irish nanny’s murder case, a shocking report on a special care unit and violent protests in Ukraine…

Trouble for Shatter as Olivia Mitchell to declare she WON’T run again

The former justice minister faces an uphill battle to secure Fine Gael members’ support in his own constituency.

# alan-shatter - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Alan Shatter’s fight for redemption in south Dublin

The former justice minister could struggle to win the backing of Fine Gael members in his own constituency.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Alan Shatter says €12 claim for passport photos is a ‘totally false story’

The former justice minister is back in the news this week.

7 reasons why Alan Shatter is like no other politician

Shatter. Alan Shatter.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 9 July, 2015

# alan-shatter - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

# alan-shatter - Friday 3 July, 2015

Garda Commissioner expresses concern for female garda knocked unconscious at Dáil protest

Nóirín O’Sullivan met with politicians at Leinster House today.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Senators abandon cars after protesters shut down street outside Leinster House

A female Garda was hit in the face with a traffic cone, and one man was arrested.

# alan-shatter - Friday 26 June, 2015

An essential history of George Hook’s career as an erotic novelist

Ireland is not ready for this, George.

# alan-shatter - Monday 22 June, 2015

For three years, ministers have repeatedly given the EXACT same answer to Moriarty questions

Questions about the garda investigation into the tribunal’s findings have not disclosed much information since 2012.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Alan Shatter has lost his bid to quash aspects of the Guerin report

The former Justice Minister resigned from his cabinet position last May.

# alan-shatter - Sunday 17 May, 2015

State surveillance: What the government and Gardaí don’t want you to know Exclusive

Part Two of TheJournal.ie’s two-part series on state surveillance in Ireland.

# alan-shatter - Sunday 5 April, 2015

From Business ETC Dozens of investors get Irish residency for pumping money into the economy Migrants

Dozens of investors get Irish residency for pumping money into the economy

As many as 400 jobs have been created as a result of the Immigrant Investor Programme.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

We still don’t know if Martin Callinan resigned, retired or was sacked… One Year On This post contains videos

We still don’t know if Martin Callinan resigned, retired or was sacked…

Analysis: The departure of the Garda Commissioner remains shrouded in controversy.

# alan-shatter - Friday 13 March, 2015

Alan Shatter made a surprise appearance with the Halawa sisters on the Late Late

Ireland may need to question the nature of its diplomatic relations with Egypt if there’s no progress in the campaign to free Ibrahim, Shatter said.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Even Alan Shatter has had a go at Leo Varadkar today

The opposition think Varadkar speaks like a health commentator, while Shatter is “confused” by his former cabinet colleague.

# alan-shatter - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Same-sex couples will have the legal right to adopt

Confused about what new legislation will mean for families? Read on.

# alan-shatter - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Poll: Is it time to hold another referendum on abortion? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time to hold another referendum on abortion?

Alan Shatter says it should be held on allowing terminations in cases of TFMR, rape and incest.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Alan Shatter says he’s running for re-election, but will Fine Gael let him?

The Dublin South TD said he intends to seek re-election next year.

# alan-shatter - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Alan Shatter wants a referendum on abortion … and divorce

The former justice minister thinks it’s time we change the Constitution – in a number of ways.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Alan Shatter is the problem that just won’t go away

Analysis: The government is struggling to move on from the scandals that engulfed the former justice minister.

Why was Alan Shatter given information about Garda investigation before other TDs? Letters Of Note This post contains videos

Why was Alan Shatter given information about Garda investigation before other TDs?

Yesterday the Department of the Taoiseach released a series of letters between it and the former justice minister’s lawyers.

Micheál Martin tells Enda: ‘You’ve put a price on people’s lives’

Soliris, which costs €400,000 per patient per year, is not available in Ireland.

Did drinks companies water down the new alcohol laws?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# alan-shatter - Friday 30 January, 2015

That big row which led to the Dáil walkout is getting bigger (and now Shatter’s involved)

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett has defended his decision not have a debate on an inquiry into Garda malpractice last Wednesday.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Alan Shatter loses appeal against Mick Wallace data breach decision

The former minister was found to have broken the law when he made comments on RTÉ’s Prime Time about Wallace benefiting from garda discretion.

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