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#Michelle Mulherin

# michelle-mulherin - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Senator declares Mayo home is now 200m closer to Leinster House so will receive fewer expenses

Michelle Mulherin told relevant authorities that route changes knocked her travel distance just below the 240km threshold for greater allowances.

# michelle-mulherin - Friday 2 December, 2016

Michelle Mulherin: 'We need to look at murder sentencing. Our law isn't fit for purpose'

The Law Reform Commission’s Report on mandatory sentences needs to be implemented urgently, writes Senator Michelle Mulherin.

# michelle-mulherin - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Not happy - Fine Gael senators have been giving out about All Ireland tickets... again

The Seanad was today discussing a bill concerning its own reform, and ended up covering some well-trodden ground.

# michelle-mulherin - Monday 19 September, 2016

Poll: Should TDs have access to tickets for All-Ireland finals? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should TDs have access to tickets for All-Ireland finals?

Deputies are entitled to buy two tickets if their county is playing.

# michelle-mulherin - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Michelle Mulherin accuses GAA of discrimination after failing to get an All-Ireland ticket at the last minute

A GAA spokesman said that it’s not true to say their ticketing rules have changed since the 2015 final, when Dublin dethroned champions Kerry.

# michelle-mulherin - Sunday 28 February, 2016

'Up Fianna Fáil, we're back!': How the party reclaimed 'Fine Gael country' A Weekend In Mayo This post contains videos

'Up Fianna Fáil, we're back!': How the party reclaimed 'Fine Gael country'

The recovery that happened wasn’t the one Fine Gael had in mind.

# michelle-mulherin - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Enda Kenny is about to contest his 12th general election

The Taoiseach, needless to say, had little trouble getting his name on the ticket for the Mayo constituency.

# michelle-mulherin - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Michelle Mulherin: an apology

In our article, ‘Full Disclosure: Everything your TD owns and where they put their money’, we incorrectly asserted that Deputy Michelle Mulherin had not properly registered rental properties with the Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB) and that she was in breach of regulations governing landlords.

Furthermore, our article failed to acknowledge a statement from Deputy Mulherin that she is compliant in relation to landlord regulations.

We apologise unreservedly to Deputy Mulherin for this error.

# michelle-mulherin - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Michelle Mulherin repays €1,295 for African phone calls

The Mayo TD had previously repaid €2,000.

# michelle-mulherin - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Guinness, Visa debit cards, and Michelle Mulherin: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people use Facebook every month?

# michelle-mulherin - Thursday 29 January, 2015

There is a 'Skype facility' in Leinster House after all. Well, sort of... has done some digging today…

From The Daily Edge 7 inevitable responses to Michelle Mulherin's call for a Dáil 'Skype facility' Call On Me

7 inevitable responses to Michelle Mulherin's call for a Dáil 'Skype facility'

The Fine Gael TD also wants an alarm bell to tell politicians when a call is getting too expensive.

# michelle-mulherin - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

It's not okay to petrol bomb a politician's office, or call them a 'midget parasite'

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

Man questioned over suspected arson attack on Michelle Mulherin's constituency office

Gardaí said there was minimal damage to the office.

# michelle-mulherin - Monday 26 January, 2015

Fine Gael TD: "Yes, I made some calls to Africa. None of them were personal."

Michelle Mulherin confirms she made calls to Kenya from her phone in Leinster House, but says they were not personal.

# michelle-mulherin - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

9 things we learned from last night's 'Looking After No 1' programme

A great insight into how politicians get things done for the people who elect them or a demoralising portrayal of Ireland’s ‘parish pump’ politics.

# michelle-mulherin - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Claims agency has over €1 billion in outstanding liabilities

The State Claims Agency spent €160,000 checking up on suspected fraudulent claims last year.

# michelle-mulherin - Thursday 11 July, 2013

The abortion debate - what happens next?

The Dáil sat until 5am debating proposed amendments to the Protection of Life in Pregnancy Bill and will begin again at 4pm.

# michelle-mulherin - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

D-day for Creighton as Dáil to vote on abortion legislation

Fine Gael looks likely to lose the European Affairs minister when the Dáil debates and votes on amendments to the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill today but other wavering TDs could now support the new law.

# michelle-mulherin - Monday 8 July, 2013

TD facing expulsion still 'weighing up' decision ahead of abortion vote

The Fine Gael TD is on the fence ahead of Wednesday night’s vote on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# michelle-mulherin - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

TD calls for 'cooling off period' in abortion bill Abortion This post contains videos

TD calls for 'cooling off period' in abortion bill

The proposal was rejected by the Minister for Health.

# michelle-mulherin - Saturday 22 June, 2013

NAMA and the banks are tapping debtors’ phones and emails, claims TD

Michelle Mulherin says state-owned banks, NAMA and the former IBRC are incepting phone calls and emails of debtors.

# michelle-mulherin - Saturday 30 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here is the week's news... skewed Current Affairs

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via TheMire wire: Government concern over threesomes, Gardaí to be microchipped – and how Uzis could have prevented the bailout…

# michelle-mulherin - Monday 25 March, 2013

HSE asks to consider 'appropriateness' of threesomes article

Meanwhile, Health Minister James Reilly said that he felt that the threesomes information was not appropriate for the State to put out there.

Young Fine Gael 'fully endorses' work by

The group’s president said that “whether Deputy Mulherin accepts it or not, the reality is that young people are having sex”.

Column: Young people deserve education on all sorts of relationships - threesomes included

Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin has expressed outrage over a youth health charity offering advice on threesomes – but young people deserve access to open, balanced information on all types of sexual relationships, writes Genevieve Shanahan.

Deputy Mulherin: Website's advice on threesomes is 'far from healthy'

The Fine Gael deputy said that “healthy, well adjusted” young people were not looking to have sex with someone they had no feelings for.

# michelle-mulherin - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Youth charity defends advice on threesomes after TD's complaint

SpunOut says the reality is that young people have sex, so it is better to educate them with responsible information.

Poll: Should the HSE fund charities offering sex advice to teens? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the HSE fund charities offering sex advice to teens?

A Fine Gael TD has raised opposition to HSE funding for SpunOut, a youth information charity which offers advice on threesomes.

# michelle-mulherin - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Pics: TDs and Senators strut their stuff on the catwalk Fashion This post contains images

Pics: TDs and Senators strut their stuff on the catwalk

Grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre, and unprecedented.

# michelle-mulherin - Friday 15 June, 2012

'Sometimes I'd like to come to work in my tracksuit' - TD calls for Dáil dress code

Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin says she’s not alone in thinking that the way some deputies dress is inappropriate.

# michelle-mulherin - Monday 23 April, 2012

'No apology. No retraction': Ray D'Arcy on Catholic Church F-bomb

However, D’Arcy did offer an apology to listeners for the language he used.

# michelle-mulherin - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Fornication, planning and right-wing dictatorship: the week in statistics

Plus – the man who came back from the dead, the amount we have to spend each month, and how many Nokias in Manchester United?

# michelle-mulherin - Thursday 19 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.