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#John McNulty

# john-mcnulty - Sunday 18 February, 2018

The government has no idea if people are serving on more state boards than they should be
# Not A Clue
# Not A Clue

The government has no idea if people are serving on more state boards than they should be

Feb 18th 2018, 6:30 AM 7,740 Views 17 Comments

The allocation of state board memberships has caused no end of controversy in Ireland in the past.

# john-mcnulty - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Everything you need to know about the strangest election in Irish politics
# Sinead Burke
# Sinead Burke

Everything you need to know about the strangest election in Irish politics

Oct 17th 2015, 8:15 AM 18,081 Views 69 Comments

A Seanad by-election is a strange creature that’s not without controversy.

# john-mcnulty - Saturday 17 January, 2015

After the reshuffle snub and McNulty-gate, what's it like to be a woman in Fine Gael?
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

After the reshuffle snub and McNulty-gate, what's it like to be a woman in Fine Gael?

Jan 17th 2015, 5:30 PM 10,665 Views 42 Comments

We asked backbencher Aine Collins.

# john-mcnulty - Thursday 11 December, 2014

One of Enda Kenny's biggest critics in Fine Gael has just got a promotion
# Keep Your Friends Close...
# Keep Your Friends Close...

One of Enda Kenny's biggest critics in Fine Gael has just got a promotion

Dec 11th 2014, 10:40 AM 11,831 Views 49 Comments

John Deasy is the new vice chairman of the Public Accounts Committee.

# john-mcnulty - Monday 10 November, 2014

Frank Flannery was pretty astounded with the way Fine Gael handled McNulty-gate
# Frankly Speaking
# Frankly Speaking

Frank Flannery was pretty astounded with the way Fine Gael handled McNulty-gate

Nov 10th 2014, 10:00 AM 16,471 Views 27 Comments

The former Fine Gael strategist has had his say on McNulty-gate.

# john-mcnulty - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Here is John McNulty's handwritten note accepting his controversial state board appointment
# Notes On A Scandal
# Notes On A Scandal

Here is John McNulty's handwritten note accepting his controversial state board appointment

Oct 29th 2014, 3:37 PM 14,713 Views 22 Comments

The former Fine Gael Seanad candidate’s nomination to the board of IMMA caused a huge political crisis recently.

State of the Nation: How will Simon Coveney appease 'very angry' beef farmers?
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: How will Simon Coveney appease 'very angry' beef farmers?

Oct 29th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,284 Views 17 Comments

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

# john-mcnulty - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Fine Gael TD claims that €10k diamond ring story leaked to cause him harm
# Ring-gate
# Ring-gate

Fine Gael TD claims that €10k diamond ring story leaked to cause him harm

Oct 14th 2014, 11:53 AM 14,019 Views 58 Comments

Séan Conlan has been responding to a story on the front of the Irish Independent today.

# john-mcnulty - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Opinion: The McNulty affair shows political reform has misplaced focus
# Seanad
# Seanad

Opinion: The McNulty affair shows political reform has misplaced focus

Oct 11th 2014, 7:00 PM 35 Views 3 Comments

Appointing party members to state boards is actually defensible in many ways, writes Eoin O’Malley.

# john-mcnulty - Friday 10 October, 2014

Fine Gael's John McNulty has lost the Seanad by-election - and here's who beat him
# Seanad
# Seanad

Fine Gael's John McNulty has lost the Seanad by-election - and here's who beat him

Oct 10th 2014, 11:00 PM 24,338 Views 65 Comments

Former TUI president Gerard Craughwell is the country’s newest senator.

Enda avoids more McNulty embarrassment - but now has a BIG problem in the Seanad
# Seanad-igans
# Seanad-igans

Enda avoids more McNulty embarrassment - but now has a BIG problem in the Seanad

Oct 10th 2014, 4:12 PM 10,728 Views 15 Comments

Analysis: The Seanad will continue to cause the Taoiseach and the coalition a headache in the coming months.

Ireland's newest senator: I won't be whipped by any party
# Independent Man
# Independent Man

Ireland's newest senator: I won't be whipped by any party

Oct 10th 2014, 1:26 PM 9,818 Views 27 Comments

Gerard Craughwell has been speaking to reporters this lunchtime.

# john-mcnulty - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Heather Humphreys faced new claims about 'McNulty-gate' in the Seanad tonight
# THE NEVERENDING STORY
# THE NEVERENDING STORY

Heather Humphreys faced new claims about 'McNulty-gate' in the Seanad tonight

Oct 8th 2014, 7:12 PM 10,524 Views 37 Comments

New claims of a meeting between the Taoiseach and John McNulty in June have been dismissed this evening.

# john-mcnulty - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Humphreys keeping schtum on Fine Gael official who gave her John McNulty's CV
# That Would Be Telling
# That Would Be Telling

Humphreys keeping schtum on Fine Gael official who gave her John McNulty's CV

Oct 7th 2014, 8:14 PM 8,398 Views 54 Comments

The Arts Minister was questioned on the issue in the Seanad this evening.

# john-mcnulty - Monday 6 October, 2014

John McNulty goes back to running his shop as Enda says he didn't vote for him
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

John McNulty goes back to running his shop as Enda says he didn't vote for him

Oct 6th 2014, 2:03 PM 12,980 Views 33 Comments

The reluctant candidate could yet win the Seanad by-election on Friday.

# john-mcnulty - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Minister: It would be a 'cop out' to reveal Fine Gael official
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

Minister: It would be a 'cop out' to reveal Fine Gael official

Oct 5th 2014, 1:31 PM 7,427 Views 36 Comments

Minister of State for Skills Damien English says that it’s a party matter.

# john-mcnulty - Saturday 4 October, 2014

"I hope you won’t get into trouble...": Here are the winners and losers from the political week
# House Of Cards
# House Of Cards

"I hope you won’t get into trouble...": Here are the winners and losers from the political week

Oct 4th 2014, 6:30 PM 13,952 Views 24 Comments

The McNulty omnishambles just wouldn’t go away, Big Phil’s Big Grilling failed to materialise, and a Tory minister landed himself in hot water – over a poem.

# john-mcnulty - Friday 3 October, 2014

Tánaiste won't say who she's voting for in the Seanad election
# The Mcnulty Saga
# The Mcnulty Saga

Tánaiste won't say who she's voting for in the Seanad election

Oct 3rd 2014, 2:27 PM 5,760 Views 63 Comments

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach said he “won’t speculate” on the outcome of the ballot. Many TDs have already voted for the Donegal man.

State of the Nation: The Omnishambles that just won't go away
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: The Omnishambles that just won't go away

Oct 3rd 2014, 8:41 AM 8,120 Views 35 Comments

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

McNulty thanks supporters as it emerges he might take seat if elected
# Seanad
# Seanad

McNulty thanks supporters as it emerges he might take seat if elected

Oct 3rd 2014, 7:51 AM 8,874 Views 60 Comments

Lots of people have already voted for him there are no do-overs in Seanad by-elections…

# john-mcnulty - Thursday 2 October, 2014

It turns out 'an awful lot of people' have already voted for John McNulty

It turns out 'an awful lot of people' have already voted for John McNulty

Oct 2nd 2014, 12:28 PM 7,910 Views 33 Comments

Even though the Fine Gael candidate has effectively withdrawn from the race.

# john-mcnulty - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Enda: I can't name the Fine Gael official because they'd be pilloried
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

Enda: I can't name the Fine Gael official because they'd be pilloried

Oct 1st 2014, 7:55 PM 19,045 Views 120 Comments

The Taoiseach is this evening facing his parliamentary party for the first time since the John McNulty controversy broke.

'This story is unravelling as it gets made up': Yep, they're still talking 'McNulty-gate' in the Dáil
# THE NEVERENDING STORY
# THE NEVERENDING STORY

'This story is unravelling as it gets made up': Yep, they're still talking 'McNulty-gate' in the Dáil

Oct 1st 2014, 12:53 PM 9,162 Views 44 Comments

Enda Kenny faced more questions today on the circumstances surrounding John McNulty’s appointment to a state board.

'A grubby incident': Enda Kenny faces further criticism over McNulty affair
# Seanad
# Seanad

'A grubby incident': Enda Kenny faces further criticism over McNulty affair

Oct 1st 2014, 12:10 PM 5,408 Views 34 Comments

McNulty withdrew from the Seanad by-election yesterday.

State of the Nation: Enda's under pressure (and that isn't even an Irish Water gag)
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Enda's under pressure (and that isn't even an Irish Water gag)

Oct 1st 2014, 9:06 AM 9,455 Views 61 Comments

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

# john-mcnulty - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

GONE: John McNulty has withdrawn from the Seanad by-election
# He's Out
# He's Out

GONE: John McNulty has withdrawn from the Seanad by-election

Sep 30th 2014, 10:15 PM 16,393 Views 67 Comments

The Fine Gael nominee for the upper house has said contesting the election would distract from the “critical work of government”.

McNulty met with FG officials before Seanad race withdrawal - but says he wasn't pushed
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

McNulty met with FG officials before Seanad race withdrawal - but says he wasn't pushed

Sep 30th 2014, 7:42 PM 6,289 Views 36 Comments

The Minister for Arts also said that McNulty wasn’t a Seanad candidate when she appointed him to the board of IMMA.

Here's why Enda Kenny now has a BIG problem in the Seanad
# Another Fine Mess
# Another Fine Mess

Here's why Enda Kenny now has a BIG problem in the Seanad

Sep 30th 2014, 5:30 PM 15,398 Views 31 Comments

Analysis: The coalition does not have a majority in the upper house and won’t now that John McNulty has withdrawn from the by-election race.

None of Enda Kenny's cabinet colleagues asked him to explain 'McNulty-gate' today
# State Boards
# State Boards

None of Enda Kenny's cabinet colleagues asked him to explain 'McNulty-gate' today

Sep 30th 2014, 3:13 PM 5,353 Views 23 Comments

Meanwhile, Brendan Howlin has announced changes to the way state board appointments are made today.

# john-mcnulty - Monday 29 September, 2014

Joan Burton is glad Enda Kenny apologised over 'McNulty-gate'
# State Boards
# State Boards

Joan Burton is glad Enda Kenny apologised over 'McNulty-gate'

Sep 29th 2014, 2:33 PM 6,873 Views 59 Comments

Meanwhile, Brendan Howlin will be bringing a memorandum to Government on this issue.

McNulty appears as IMMA board member on Seanad ballot paper - even though he's resigned
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

McNulty appears as IMMA board member on Seanad ballot paper - even though he's resigned

Sep 29th 2014, 10:39 AM 5,171 Views 17 Comments

The controversy over Fine Gael’s pick for the vacant Seanad seat is rumbling on.

# john-mcnulty - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Fianna Fáil wants Enda to give the Dáil a "detailed explanation" of McNulty-gate
# IMMA
# IMMA

Fianna Fáil wants Enda to give the Dáil a "detailed explanation" of McNulty-gate

Sep 28th 2014, 8:43 PM 11,089 Views 76 Comments

Micheál Martin believes “very fundamental questions” still need to be answered.

Poll: Who do you blame most for the John McNulty scandal?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Who do you blame most for the John McNulty scandal?

Sep 28th 2014, 10:11 AM 12,985 Views 63 Comments

The affair is going away, but who shoulders the most blame?

# john-mcnulty - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Twink, McNulty, and the iPhone 6: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Twink, McNulty, and the iPhone 6: The week in numbers

Sep 27th 2014, 7:30 PM 15,295 Views 16 Comments

Plus: How many pigs are there in Ireland?

Minister claims "no connection" between McNulty board appointment and Seanad nomination
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

Minister claims "no connection" between McNulty board appointment and Seanad nomination

Sep 27th 2014, 4:44 PM 6,404 Views 37 Comments

The opposition claim that the controversy is growing ‘shabbier by the day’.

8 things you need to know about Fine Gael's Seanad shambles... and why it matters
# McNulty-gate
# McNulty-gate

8 things you need to know about Fine Gael's Seanad shambles... and why it matters

Sep 27th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,051 Views 36 Comments

A little-known losing local election candidate is at the centre of a controversy that is causing huge problems for Fine Gael.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Sep 27th 2014, 12:07 AM 11,506 Views 2 Comments

Everybody’s talking about Enda Kenny’s ‘McNulty-gate’ apology, Helen O’Driscoll, and new bank bailout developments.

# john-mcnulty - Friday 26 September, 2014

'Not my finest hour': Enda Kenny says he takes all the blame for McNulty-gate
# All His Fault
# All His Fault

'Not my finest hour': Enda Kenny says he takes all the blame for McNulty-gate

Sep 26th 2014, 11:59 PM 27,470 Views 124 Comments

The Taoiseach has said he takes full responsibility for the controversy surrounding John McNulty’s nomination to the Seanad.

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