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# michael-fitzmaurice - Monday 29 December, 2014

Christy Burke wants to team up with Ming's successor ... maybe

Dublin’s Lord Mayor is considering running for the Dáil.

# michael-fitzmaurice - Friday 26 December, 2014

11 politicians and one (ex) garda commissioner who defined the political year

From Callinan to Kelly we look at the 12 individuals who shaped the political year that was.

# michael-fitzmaurice - Monday 22 December, 2014

Enda: 'If there's no structure to get cattle into the ring then you have a fight every morning' Moo

# michael-fitzmaurice - Monday 15 December, 2014

Just how many new parties are we going to have before the next election? Explainer This post contains videos

Just how many new parties are we going to have before the next election?

There’s lots of talk but little action so far. Here’s what we know…

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice wants to start a new political party

He says middle Ireland is being ignored.

# michael-fitzmaurice - Sunday 19 October, 2014

'People have been fairly sound': What Michael Fitzmaurice learned on his first week in the Dáil

We caught up with the new TD for Roscommon-South Leitrim towards the end of his first week in Leinster House.

# michael-fitzmaurice - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Inside Leinster House: Giddy government backbenchers embrace the end of austerity...

… while the opposition fail to muster much of an opposition.

# michael-fitzmaurice - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Water charges, turf cutters and an Irish Che Guevara: Who's protesting the Budget?

There aren’t too many protestors outside the Dáil today…

Tough crowd: New TDs get 10 minutes of glory before Noonan unveils 'Turning Point' Budget

Tough crowd: New TDs get 10 minutes of glory before Noonan unveils 'Turning Point' Budget

Ming-backed Independent Michael Fitzmaurice and Socialist Paul Murphy have taken their seats in Leinster House.

# michael-fitzmaurice - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Ming dynasty: Fitzmaurice upsets Fianna Fáil to take Dáil seat

Ming-backed turf-cutter Michael Fitzmaurice picked up transfers from all over the field to pip the FF candidate to the post.

# michael-fitzmaurice - Sunday 14 September, 2014

The Man Who Would Be Ming: Meet the turf-cutter tipped to take a Dáil seat next month

Michael Fitzmaurice, one of the leaders of the campaign against the turf-cutting ban, plans to take out a loan to cover the cost of running in the by-election.

# michael-fitzmaurice - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Hundreds of turf cutters heckle Mitchell and Kenny in Galway

Hundreds of turf cutters turned out in Tuam and Ballinasloe to voice their protestations against restrictions on turf cutting while the Taoiseach and Gay Mitchell were canvassing in the area.