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#Olivia Mitchell

# olivia-mitchell - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Olivia Mitchell in tears after emotional farewell to the Dáil
# Totes Emosh
# Totes Emosh

Olivia Mitchell in tears after emotional farewell to the Dáil

Jan 21st 2016, 3:28 PM 33,658 Views 102 Comments

The Fine Gael TD is retiring at the next election.

# olivia-mitchell - Monday 31 August, 2015

Trouble for Shatter as Olivia Mitchell to declare she WON'T run again
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Trouble for Shatter as Olivia Mitchell to declare she WON'T run again

Aug 31st 2015, 3:45 PM 16,529 Views 19 Comments

The former justice minister faces an uphill battle to secure Fine Gael members’ support in his own constituency.

# olivia-mitchell - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Alan Shatter's fight for redemption in south Dublin
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Alan Shatter's fight for redemption in south Dublin

Aug 29th 2015, 9:00 PM 22,772 Views 61 Comments

The former justice minister could struggle to win the backing of Fine Gael members in his own constituency.

# olivia-mitchell - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Alan Shatter says he's running for re-election, but will Fine Gael let him?
# Can't Keep A Good Man Down
# Can't Keep A Good Man Down

Alan Shatter says he's running for re-election, but will Fine Gael let him?

Feb 11th 2015, 6:10 PM 13,069 Views 63 Comments

The Dublin South TD said he intends to seek re-election next year.

# olivia-mitchell - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

FG councillor resorts to "handy blue marker" to remove references to Mathews
# Blue Peter
# Blue Peter

FG councillor resorts to "handy blue marker" to remove references to Mathews

Feb 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,403 Views 31 Comments

More cost-saving measures from Fine Gael…

# olivia-mitchell - Thursday 5 December, 2013

WATCH: TDs try to figure out what 'amazeballs' means
# Gubu
# Gubu

WATCH: TDs try to figure out what 'amazeballs' means

Dec 5th 2013, 2:39 PM 35,868 Views 105 Comments

The only problem was they were pronouncing it ‘amazey-balls’.

# olivia-mitchell - Friday 4 October, 2013

'An end to a fairly long saga': Mathews' departure not mourned in Fine Gael
# No Regrets
# No Regrets

'An end to a fairly long saga': Mathews' departure not mourned in Fine Gael

Oct 4th 2013, 7:10 AM 7,514 Views 28 Comments

Peter Mathews’ decision to resign from Fine Gael had been brewing for a long time.

# olivia-mitchell - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Senior Fine Gael TD opposes Seanad abolition
# Seanad Abolition
# Seanad Abolition

Senior Fine Gael TD opposes Seanad abolition

Jun 18th 2013, 7:00 PM 4,525 Views 21 Comments

Olivia Mitchell called the abolition of the upper house “dramatic and far reaching”.

# olivia-mitchell - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill?
# Abortion
# Abortion

Where were the 38 TDs who didn’t vote on the abortion bill?

Nov 29th 2012, 4:49 PM 17,136 Views 51 Comments

A TV interview, planting a tree, “official business” and committee work in Mozambique are among the reasons for some TDs not voting on last night’s abortion bill.

# olivia-mitchell - Friday 3 August, 2012

Chelsea's Terry denies FA racial abuse charge
# Charge
From The42
# Charge

Chelsea's Terry denies FA racial abuse charge

Aug 3rd 2012, 3:50 PM 322 Views 1 Comment

“The Chelsea player has requested a personal hearing, the date of which will be set in due course. During this period John Terry remains available to play for England,” the FA say.

# olivia-mitchell - Sunday 15 July, 2012

16 of the weirdest questions ever asked in the Dáil
# Funnies
# Funnies

16 of the weirdest questions ever asked in the Dáil

Jul 15th 2012, 8:45 AM 14,610 Views 15 Comments

Including the price of tomatoes, the disposal of used condoms (sorry, we know, ew) and the larceny of a donkey.

# olivia-mitchell - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Concern for ‘distressed’ tree at Leinster House
# Treetment Required
# Treetment Required

Concern for ‘distressed’ tree at Leinster House

Jul 11th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,436 Views 35 Comments

A Dublin South TD has asked the Government what it is doing to save the plane tree.

# olivia-mitchell - Monday 23 April, 2012

Mahon: Varadkar backs Olivia Mitchell amid suggestion she could resign seat
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Mahon: Varadkar backs Olivia Mitchell amid suggestion she could resign seat

Apr 23rd 2012, 7:36 AM 3,560 Views 18 Comments

The Sunday Independent reported that the Dublin South TD would resign her seat if censured by Fine Gael over the Mahon Tribunal findings.

# olivia-mitchell - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Tributes paid to young Garda lost during flooding
# Tragic
# Tragic

Tributes paid to young Garda lost during flooding

Oct 26th 2011, 8:59 AM 2,021 Views 9 Comments

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has led tributes to 25-year-old Garda Ciarán Jones who lost his life during Monday’s flash floods.

# olivia-mitchell - Thursday 24 March, 2011

No reversal on pay cuts: Noonan
# Pay Cuts
# Pay Cuts

No reversal on pay cuts: Noonan

Mar 24th 2011, 8:45 PM 1,691 Views 0 Comments

The Minister for Finance has ruled out a reversal on 5 per cent pay cuts to school secretaries and non-teaching staff.

# olivia-mitchell - Saturday 26 February, 2011

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Past Fix: 11.30pm

Feb 26th 2011, 11:31 PM 1,113 Views 0 Comments

Every hour – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

First Independent elected to the Dáil
# GE11
# GE11

First Independent elected to the Dáil

Feb 26th 2011, 4:55 PM 975 Views 0 Comments

Shane Ross has been elected on the first count in Dublin South and says his vote was a sign that “tribal politics” in Ireland is under siege.

# olivia-mitchell - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Daily Fix: Wednesday
# GE11
# GE11

Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 16th 2011, 8:06 PM 1,004 Views 0 Comments

Nine days to go – our daily round-up of the winners and losers of the day. Who’s been getting the boot in (literally)?