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#Alan Shatter

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Alan Shatter says Enda Kenny gave him 'no choice' but to resign

Shatter has called for the immediate publication of the O’Higgins report into garda corruption.

# alan-shatter - Friday 4 March, 2016

Leo responds to Alan Shatter’s dig, says he’s ‘charming as always’

“We won’t just stay in government for the sake of it, we won’t be clinging to power.”

# alan-shatter - Thursday 3 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 things about Ireland’s general election the world needs to understand Glad It's Over

10 things about Ireland’s general election the world needs to understand

Political discourse can involve One Direction. That’s how it works here.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

We put Leo in charge of communications, God help us – Shatter

The former TD insists he’s not “out to get” anybody, but he’s warning another election is likely in the next 18 months.

# alan-shatter - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Shatter alleges ‘unnecessary interference’ by Fine Gael in managing vote

The former justice minister said leaflets were distributed during the week instructing voters to give Josepha Madigan their number one.

Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter loses Dáil seat

The former minister for justice lost his seat to the deputy leader of the Green Party Catherine Martin.

# alan-shatter - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Alan Shatter claims someone is snipping the cable ties on his posters

The former minister said he believes political opponents are sabotaging his campaign.

# 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.

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