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#Olivia Mitchell

# olivia-mitchell - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Olivia Mitchell in tears after emotional farewell to the Dáil

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

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

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?

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

More cost-saving measures from Fine Gael…

# olivia-mitchell - Thursday 5 December, 2013

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

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

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

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?

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

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

Chelsea's Terry denies FA racial abuse charge

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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