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# maria-bailey - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

BAI rejects Maria Bailey's complaint over 'untrue and damaging' comments made on RTÉ radio
# Today With Sean O'Rourke
# Today With Sean O'Rourke

BAI rejects Maria Bailey's complaint over 'untrue and damaging' comments made on RTÉ radio

Jun 10th 2020, 1:17 PM 72,148 Views 25 Comments

The BAI determined that the subject matter was treated fairly and presented in an objective manner.

# maria-bailey - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Former TD Maria Bailey issues defamation proceedings against Irish Mirror publisher
# High Court
# High Court

Former TD Maria Bailey issues defamation proceedings against Irish Mirror publisher

May 28th 2020, 7:40 PM 52,619 Views 0 Comments

Bailey did not contest the general election in February after being removed from the Fine Gael ticket.

# maria-bailey - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Maria Bailey has said she's not running in the upcoming general election
# Swinggate
# Swinggate

Maria Bailey has said she's not running in the upcoming general election

Updated Jan 22nd 2020, 12:20 PM 40,310 Views 57 Comments

In a statement, the outgoing Dún Laoghaire TD said the past few months had been “extremely difficult”.

# maria-bailey - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Taoiseach refutes claim by Maria Bailey that no review of election ticket occurred before her deselection
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Taoiseach refutes claim by Maria Bailey that no review of election ticket occurred before her deselection

Updated Nov 20th 2019, 9:41 PM 41,588 Views 94 Comments

Fine Gael members see the letter as a clear signal Bailey intends to fight the decision to deselect her.

# maria-bailey - Friday 15 November, 2019

Taoiseach 'absolutely confident' proper procedures were followed to remove Maria Bailey as candidate
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Taoiseach 'absolutely confident' proper procedures were followed to remove Maria Bailey as candidate

Nov 15th 2019, 4:52 PM 21,503 Views 49 Comments

Bailey was deselected as the general election candidate for Dún Laoghaire last night.

# maria-bailey - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'Swing-gate' TD Maria Bailey removed from Fine Gael general election ticket
# Deselected
# Deselected

'Swing-gate' TD Maria Bailey removed from Fine Gael general election ticket

Nov 14th 2019, 9:24 PM 64,730 Views 177 Comments

The Dún Laoghaire TD was deselected following a meeting of the party executive.

Taoiseach drops hint that Bailey will be dropped from FG ticket ahead of crunch meeting
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Taoiseach drops hint that Bailey will be dropped from FG ticket ahead of crunch meeting

Updated Nov 14th 2019, 1:30 PM 42,034 Views 107 Comments

Fine Gael members voted for a review of the Dun Laoghaire election candidates following ‘Swing-gate’.

# maria-bailey - Friday 1 November, 2019

'I don't know how she's still standing': Doherty sympathetic to Bailey but declines to express election support
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

'I don't know how she's still standing': Doherty sympathetic to Bailey but declines to express election support

Nov 1st 2019, 12:52 PM 41,552 Views 95 Comments

It comes as Fine Gael members voted for a review of the Dun Laoghaire election candidates following ‘Swing-gate’.

# maria-bailey - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Maria Bailey's spot on Fine Gael election ticket in jeopardy after crunch constituency meeting
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Maria Bailey's spot on Fine Gael election ticket in jeopardy after crunch constituency meeting

Updated Oct 31st 2019, 9:40 PM 49,498 Views 74 Comments

A large number of the party’s members took the secret ballot in a Dun Laoghaire hotel this evening.

# maria-bailey - Friday 18 October, 2019

Varadkar says he has confidence in Maria Bailey as a candidate in the next general election
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Varadkar says he has confidence in Maria Bailey as a candidate in the next general election

Updated Oct 18th 2019, 3:10 PM 58,791 Views 147 Comments

A motion of no confidence has been tabled against the Dun Laoghaire TD.

# maria-bailey - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Six TDs and senators forced to refund €10,000 in expenses
# Expenses Claims
# Expenses Claims

Six TDs and senators forced to refund €10,000 in expenses

Oct 10th 2019, 2:34 PM 67,932 Views 112 Comments

Fine Gael’s Maria Bailey and Alan Farrell were among those found to have made invalid expenses claims.

# maria-bailey - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Maria Bailey resigns as chair of two more Oireachtas committees following 'swing-gate'
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Maria Bailey resigns as chair of two more Oireachtas committees following 'swing-gate'

Aug 20th 2019, 9:25 PM 36,794 Views 70 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar last month sacked Bailey from the position of chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Housing.

# maria-bailey - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Consumer watchdog to probe pricing of public liability insurance
# HIGH PREMIUMS
# HIGH PREMIUMS

Consumer watchdog to probe pricing of public liability insurance

Aug 15th 2019, 10:49 AM 10,283 Views 28 Comments

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission is to probe into the increasing levels of public liability insurance premiums.

# maria-bailey - Monday 29 July, 2019

Fine Gael TD Fergus O'Dowd says Maria Bailey should not stand for the party in the next election
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Fine Gael TD Fergus O'Dowd says Maria Bailey should not stand for the party in the next election

Jul 29th 2019, 2:09 PM 24,726 Views 88 Comments

The Louth TD said people were concerned about Bailey’s abandoned case against the Dean Hotel.

# maria-bailey - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Calls for Josepha Madigan to give fuller account of her part in ‘swing-gate’
# Maria Bailey
# Maria Bailey

Calls for Josepha Madigan to give fuller account of her part in ‘swing-gate’

Updated Jul 24th 2019, 3:34 PM 43,995 Views 52 Comments

Minister Bruton says Madigan has no further questions to answer in relation to case.

# maria-bailey - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Maria Bailey inquiry: Fine Gael TD will not be suspended from party but loses Oireachtas chair role
# Swings And Roundabouts
# Swings And Roundabouts

Maria Bailey inquiry: Fine Gael TD will not be suspended from party but loses Oireachtas chair role

Jul 23rd 2019, 5:26 PM 26,678 Views 110 Comments

Bailey’s role as chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Housing has been removed by the Taoiseach.

# maria-bailey - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Varadkar receives dozens of similar emails from voters about FG boycott after Maria Bailey case
# Maria Bailey
# Maria Bailey

Varadkar receives dozens of similar emails from voters about FG boycott after Maria Bailey case

Jul 20th 2019, 10:00 PM 70,886 Views 89 Comments

FOI documents show correspondence sent to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the wake of the Maria Bailey swing fall case.

# maria-bailey - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Regina Doherty says Taoiseach 'between a rock and a hard place' over Maria Bailey swing fall review
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Regina Doherty says Taoiseach 'between a rock and a hard place' over Maria Bailey swing fall review

Jul 7th 2019, 4:56 PM 30,866 Views 94 Comments

The Taoiseach has said he cannot publish the report as those involved in the review spoke on condition it would not be published.

# maria-bailey - Friday 5 July, 2019

Pressure mounts on Taoiseach to publish internal report into Maria Bailey swing fall case
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Pressure mounts on Taoiseach to publish internal report into Maria Bailey swing fall case

Jul 5th 2019, 6:26 PM 40,001 Views 77 Comments

Varadakr said he cannot publish the report.

# maria-bailey - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Leo says it wasn't 'a bad day at the office after all', but swing-gate and co-living did real damage to FG
# Le2019
# Le2019

Leo says it wasn't 'a bad day at the office after all', but swing-gate and co-living did real damage to FG

Jun 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 27,170 Views 68 Comments

Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty said there was not one issue that did the damage.

# maria-bailey - Friday 31 May, 2019

'I wasn't sneering': Ross says he wasn't 'having a go' at Maria Bailey with swing photo
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

'I wasn't sneering': Ross says he wasn't 'having a go' at Maria Bailey with swing photo

May 31st 2019, 11:34 AM 65,450 Views 107 Comments

The minister said Bailey taking out an insurance claim after falling off a swing at a Dublin hotel was ‘a mistake’.

# maria-bailey - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'We're satisfied with the result': Dean Hotel confirms Maria Bailey has officially withdrawn case
# Insurance
# Insurance

'We're satisfied with the result': Dean Hotel confirms Maria Bailey has officially withdrawn case

May 30th 2019, 1:59 PM 40,841 Views 55 Comments

Fine Gael announced yesterday it will launch an internal review of the case.

# maria-bailey - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Fine Gael to launch internal review into Maria Bailey swing fall case
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Fine Gael to launch internal review into Maria Bailey swing fall case

May 29th 2019, 6:51 PM 67,814 Views 161 Comments

In recent days, the Taoiseach said Bailey caused ‘reputational damage’ to the party.

Maria Bailey won't chair Oireachtas meeting this morning as talks with Taoiseach loom
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Maria Bailey won't chair Oireachtas meeting this morning as talks with Taoiseach loom

May 29th 2019, 8:06 AM 33,322 Views 86 Comments

Speaking this morning, Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin said “we can all guess the answer” as to why Bailey wouldn’t chair the meeting.

# maria-bailey - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Taoiseach to meet Maria Bailey 'as early as tomorrow' to discuss swing fall insurance claim
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Taoiseach to meet Maria Bailey 'as early as tomorrow' to discuss swing fall insurance claim

May 28th 2019, 6:30 PM 47,580 Views 90 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Bailey has caused “reputational damage” to the party.

# maria-bailey - Monday 27 May, 2019

Fine Gael reacts to 'car crash' Maria Bailey interview: 'I think she did herself a disservice this morning'
# Swing-gate
# Swing-gate

Fine Gael reacts to 'car crash' Maria Bailey interview: 'I think she did herself a disservice this morning'

May 27th 2019, 1:09 PM 176,506 Views 219 Comments

TD Maria Bailey defended taking a claim against a hotel after falling off a swing.

Swing fall TD Maria Bailey says she won't 'bow down to keyboard warriors and bullies'
# Swings And Roundabouts
# Swings And Roundabouts

Swing fall TD Maria Bailey says she won't 'bow down to keyboard warriors and bullies'

May 27th 2019, 11:06 AM 90,814 Views 204 Comments

The Fine Gael TD today defended her now-dropped legal action against a Dublin hotel.

# maria-bailey - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to speak to Maria Bailey over dropped swing claim against Dublin hotel
# Compensation Claim
# Compensation Claim

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to speak to Maria Bailey over dropped swing claim against Dublin hotel

May 26th 2019, 3:39 PM 90,154 Views 0 Comments

The TD dropped her case against the hotel following controversy over it this week.

# maria-bailey - Saturday 25 May, 2019

'A private matter': No comment from Taoiseach as TD drops swing claim against Dublin hotel
# Compensation
# Compensation

'A private matter': No comment from Taoiseach as TD drops swing claim against Dublin hotel

May 25th 2019, 7:25 PM 59,081 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Independent reports today that TD Maria Bailey has dropped her claim against The Dean hotel.

# maria-bailey - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Micheál Martin: Fine Gael TD's injury lawsuit 'flies in the face of everything being done to keep insurance costs down'
# Court
# Court

Micheál Martin: Fine Gael TD's injury lawsuit 'flies in the face of everything being done to keep insurance costs down'

May 23rd 2019, 11:04 AM 22,585 Views 0 Comments

Maria Bailey alleges negligence or breach of duty against the Dean Hotel over a fall from a swing at the venue.

# maria-bailey - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

'We live in a strange world': Michael McDowell criticises Fine Gael TD over injury lawsuit
# Seanad
# Seanad

'We live in a strange world': Michael McDowell criticises Fine Gael TD over injury lawsuit

May 22nd 2019, 7:54 AM 33,714 Views 0 Comments

McDowell referenced the case before the Circuit Civil Court in the Seanad yesterday.

# maria-bailey - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Proposals to give parents a tax credit for directly employing childminders in their own home
# Budget 2019
# Budget 2019

Proposals to give parents a tax credit for directly employing childminders in their own home

Jan 2nd 2018, 8:20 AM 22,180 Views 33 Comments

Many people currently pay cash to their childminder, but this new measure would ensure these minders receive the benefits of any employee.

# maria-bailey - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Twitter abuse: Fine Gael TDs call out senior party member who labelled women 'bitches'
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

Twitter abuse: Fine Gael TDs call out senior party member who labelled women 'bitches'

Nov 16th 2017, 11:10 AM 34,431 Views 143 Comments

Female members of the Fine Gael party have said comments made by one party member online are “unacceptable”.