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BAI rejects Maria Bailey's complaint over 'untrue and damaging' comments made on RTÉ radio
The BAI determined that the subject matter was treated fairly and presented in an objective manner.
Former TD Maria Bailey issues defamation proceedings against Irish Mirror publisher
Bailey did not contest the general election in February after being removed from the Fine Gael ticket.
Maria Bailey has said she's not running in the upcoming general election
In a statement, the outgoing Dún Laoghaire TD said the past few months had been “extremely difficult”.
Taoiseach refutes claim by Maria Bailey that no review of election ticket occurred before her deselection
Fine Gael members see the letter as a clear signal Bailey intends to fight the decision to deselect her.
Taoiseach 'absolutely confident' proper procedures were followed to remove Maria Bailey as candidate
Bailey was deselected as the general election candidate for Dún Laoghaire last night.
'Swing-gate' TD Maria Bailey removed from Fine Gael general election ticket
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
Fine Gael members voted for a review of the Dun Laoghaire election candidates following ‘Swing-gate’.
'I don't know how she's still standing': Doherty sympathetic to Bailey but declines to express election support
It comes as Fine Gael members voted for a review of the Dun Laoghaire election candidates following ‘Swing-gate’.
Maria Bailey's spot on Fine Gael election ticket in jeopardy after crunch constituency meeting
A large number of the party’s members took the secret ballot in a Dun Laoghaire hotel this evening.
Varadkar says he has confidence in Maria Bailey as a candidate in the next general election
A motion of no confidence has been tabled against the Dun Laoghaire TD.
Six TDs and senators forced to refund €10,000 in expenses
Fine Gael’s Maria Bailey and Alan Farrell were among those found to have made invalid expenses claims.
Maria Bailey resigns as chair of two more Oireachtas committees following 'swing-gate'
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar last month sacked Bailey from the position of chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Housing.
Consumer watchdog to probe pricing of public liability insurance
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission is to probe into the increasing levels of public liability insurance premiums.
Fine Gael TD Fergus O'Dowd says Maria Bailey should not stand for the party in the next election
The Louth TD said people were concerned about Bailey’s abandoned case against the Dean Hotel.
Calls for Josepha Madigan to give fuller account of her part in ‘swing-gate’
Minister Bruton says Madigan has no further questions to answer in relation to case.
Maria Bailey inquiry: Fine Gael TD will not be suspended from party but loses Oireachtas chair role
Bailey’s role as chairperson of the Oireachtas Committee on Housing has been removed by the Taoiseach.
Varadkar receives dozens of similar emails from voters about FG boycott after Maria Bailey case
FOI documents show correspondence sent to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the wake of the Maria Bailey swing fall case.
Regina Doherty says Taoiseach 'between a rock and a hard place' over Maria Bailey swing fall review
The Taoiseach has said he cannot publish the report as those involved in the review spoke on condition it would not be published.
Pressure mounts on Taoiseach to publish internal report into Maria Bailey swing fall case
Varadakr said he cannot publish the report.
Leo says it wasn't 'a bad day at the office after all', but swing-gate and co-living did real damage to FG
Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty said there was not one issue that did the damage.
'I wasn't sneering': Ross says he wasn't 'having a go' at Maria Bailey with swing photo
The minister said Bailey taking out an insurance claim after falling off a swing at a Dublin hotel was ‘a mistake’.
'We're satisfied with the result': Dean Hotel confirms Maria Bailey has officially withdrawn case
Fine Gael announced yesterday it will launch an internal review of the case.
Fine Gael to launch internal review into Maria Bailey swing fall case
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
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.
Taoiseach to meet Maria Bailey 'as early as tomorrow' to discuss swing fall insurance claim
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Bailey has caused “reputational damage” to the party.
Fine Gael reacts to 'car crash' Maria Bailey interview: 'I think she did herself a disservice this morning'
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'
The Fine Gael TD today defended her now-dropped legal action against a Dublin hotel.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to speak to Maria Bailey over dropped swing claim against Dublin hotel
The TD dropped her case against the hotel following controversy over it this week.
'A private matter': No comment from Taoiseach as TD drops swing claim against Dublin hotel
The Irish Independent reports today that TD Maria Bailey has dropped her claim against The Dean hotel.
Micheál Martin: Fine Gael TD's injury lawsuit 'flies in the face of everything being done to keep insurance costs down'
Maria Bailey alleges negligence or breach of duty against the Dean Hotel over a fall from a swing at the venue.
'We live in a strange world': Michael McDowell criticises Fine Gael TD over injury lawsuit
McDowell referenced the case before the Circuit Civil Court in the Seanad yesterday.
Proposals to give parents a tax credit for directly employing childminders in their own home
Many people currently pay cash to their childminder, but this new measure would ensure these minders receive the benefits of any employee.
Twitter abuse: Fine Gael TDs call out senior party member who labelled women 'bitches'
Female members of the Fine Gael party have said comments made by one party member online are “unacceptable”.