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#Alan Shatter

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

'Like a hen un-laying an egg': Dáil row erupts over the deletion of the Guerin report

Disagreement emerged between members over the deletion of the Guerin report from the Oireachtas Library.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'I was constantly being vilified': Alan Shatter speaks of 'years of upset and difficulty' since resignation

The former justice minister resigned over a garda whistleblower controversy in 2014.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Donohoe 'stands by' Taoiseach's actions during Garda whistleblower case, as Shatter pens new book 'Frenzy and Betrayal'

Shatter has spoken out for the first time about the lead up to his resignation from government.

# alan-shatter - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Ex-pro boxer Jim Rock loses car crash damages claim against ex-justice minister Alan Shatter

Rock sued Shatter at Dublin District Court for €1,800 after the accident on 2 December 2015.

# alan-shatter - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Supreme Court rejects appeal against Alan Shatter's successful challenge to Guerin report

The Guerin report looked into the handling of Shatter of claims made by Maurice McCabe.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Shane Ross: 'I sometimes think he's got a picture of me and he's throwing darts'

The MInister for Transport and former justice minister have been arguing over Stepaside Garda Station.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Shatter slams proposed trade ban with lands occupied by Israel; Senator tells him to take the time to read the Bill

Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter accused Fianna Fáil of ‘losing their moral compass’ by supporting the Bill.

# alan-shatter - Friday 25 May, 2018

Alan Shatter is suing the Irish Times

It is the second time he has launched legal proceedings against the publication in the past six months.

# alan-shatter - Monday 21 May, 2018

McCabe's name was 'blackened'... but what now that the smear campaign claims aren't backed up?

It’s not looking as bad as it did for Martin Callinan, but he still has questions to answer this week at Dublin Castle.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Shatter tells Tribunal that dealing with McCabe's claims was like 'sinking in quicksand'

The former justice minister was giving evidence this afternoon at Dublin Castle.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 9 November, 2017

DPC 'welcomes detailed analysis' by High Court after appeal by Alan Shatter upheld

The appeal concerned an infamous appearance by Shatter and Wexford TD Mick Wallace on RTÉ’s Prime Time in 2013.

# alan-shatter - Friday 7 April, 2017

'More cock-up than conspiracy': Shatter defends gardaí, but hits out at Kenny

The former Justice Minister said the Taoiseach and Attorney General’s actions might be “a resigning matter”.

# alan-shatter - Friday 3 March, 2017

Taoiseach rejects Alan Shatter's claims that he has a 'casual relationship with the truth'

In a statement, the government referenced Shatter’s resignation letter where he called Kenny an “extraordinary Taoiseach”.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Alan Shatter wants 'his good name vindicated' by Taoiseach after Court of Appeal decision

A Court of Appeal ruled that the Guerin report reached “seriously damaging” conclusions.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

'My concerns were entirely ignored by government': Alan Shatter on Guerin report

Earlier this month, the Court of Appeal unanimously granted Alan Shatter’s appeal to challenge the Guerin Report.

FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to claim the credit for a fall in mortgages in arrears?

Fine Gael has been on Twitter and Facebook, promoting a set of claims about its role in the fall of mortgages in arrears. Do they check out?

# alan-shatter - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Alan Shatter wins appeal to challenge Guerin report

The report focussed on Shatter’s handling of complaints made by Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe.

# alan-shatter - Friday 13 May, 2016

Alan Shatter says he was spat at and abused following his resignation

He said it was “reasonable” to ask the Taoiseach and his former colleagues to correct the Dáil record.

# alan-shatter - Thursday 12 May, 2016

How can you have good policing in a 'deplorable' garda station full of trainees?

With 22 probationary gardaí in 2008, Bailieboro was effectively a mini Templemore.

# alan-shatter - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Alan Shatter wants Dáil record changed in wake of O'Higgins report

He said today that he wants the Dáil record to be cleared as the Guerin report had been accepted in full.

# 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.

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