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# Pat Carey

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# Fianna Fáil
Pat Carey won't face charges over historical abuse allegations
The former Fianna Fáil minister has strongly denied any wrongdoing.
# Court Action
Former minister Pat Carey to sue gardaí over leak of allegations
High Court proceedings were launched by the former Fianna Fáil TD late last week.
# hybrid hurls
Hybrid hurleys on the horizon as ash shortage looms
GAA looking into using man-made materials, such as fibreglass, in the production process.
# Investigation
Gardaí investigating how child sex abuse allegations were leaked to press
This relates to a story earlier in the week about allegations of sexual assault against a former minister.
# Analysis
Amid the rumour and innuendo, Pat Carey's resignation was inevitable
Analysis: The former minister’s swift resignation as Fianna Fáil’s director of elections was always on the cards once his name began to circulate in the political bubble.
# Allegations
Amid speculation, Pat Carey steps down as Fianna Fáil's election chief
The former minister said he does not know if he is at the centre of a garda investigation into allegations of child abuse.
# Nope Nope Nope
Pat Carey is definitely not making a political comeback
The former minister has responded to fresh speculation he is plotting a Dáil comeback.
# living a lie
Some older gay people are 'excruciatingly lonely' and 'struggle to exist'
Pat Carey has said many people of his generation have contacted him since he came out publicly.
# Referendum
'It took me 65-and-a-bit years to summon up the courage to talk about being gay'
Pat Carey said he’d like to get married, but might have left it too late.
An octogenarian gentleman taught me that it's never too late to come out
News of Pat Carey’s brave move reminds Dil Wickremasinghe of an elderly man who asked to connect with LGBT community. “I’ve wanted to do this all my life,” he said.
# Former minister
Former minister Pat Carey on being gay: 'Colleagues sometimes unwittingly said hurtful things'
“To be frank about it I didn’t have the courage, the confidence to talk about it to a wider audience, maybe. I’m sorry about that.”
# courageous
14 lovely reactions to Pat Carey's interview about being gay
The former Fianna Fáil minister spoke about his sexuality on RTÉ Radio One this morning.
# Pat Carey
14 lovely reactions to Pat Carey's courageous interview about being gay
The former Fianna Fáil minister spoke about his sexuality on RTÉ Radio One this morning.
# Comeback kids
5 former Fianna Fáil ministers who could make a comeback
The field of former Fianna Fáil ministers who could make a comeback is relatively small. We’ve been finding out why.
# Pat Carey
This former Fianna Fáil government minister is now working for a PR company
Pat Carey, a Cabinet minister with multiple briefs in the final days of the Cowen government, has joined DHR Communications.
# Corrib
Foreshore licence approved for Corrib project
The final stretch of the controversial project has been approved by the Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan.
# The Cost of Change
Revealed: the full cost of dumping our outgoing government TDs
The first-year pensions of the 41 Fianna Fáil and Green TDs who failed to keep their seats underlines the price of change.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
Every evening, brings you a round-up of the biggest news stories of the day, as well as the interesting bits and pieces you may have missed.
# Corrib
Carey approves Corrib Gas pipeline before leaving office
In one of his last acts as Minister for Energy, Pat Carey has given the controversial Corrib pipeline the go-ahead.
# GE11
In quotes: Fianna Fáil's disastrous day at the polls
How Fianna Fáil candidates have been reacting to the party’s poor performance at the polls, with one describing it as a “rebuff”.
The Half Past Fix: 3.30pm
Everything you need to know from the count so far: we keep you updated every hour, on the half hour. It’s all in the Half-Past Fix.
# Digital TV
TV3 slams Minister's decision to approve RTÉ channels
Communications minister Pat Carey gives his blessing for five new digital channels – but TV3 is “shocked” by the news.
# GE11
Newstalk denies agreeing to preconditions on Enda Kenny interview
The Fine Gael leader said yesterday evening that he would not be taking any payments from teaching pension, but Newstalk presenter suggested Kenny would not actually discuss the issue in an interview.
# Fianna Fáil
Martin tells FF ministers to waive severance payments
The new party leader tells his former cabinet colleagues that if they stay on as TDs, they’ll forego their €88k payout.
# compact cabinet
Greens' ministerial briefs assigned to Ó Cuív and Carey
Éamon Ó Cuív and Pat Carey will take three briefs each for the final weeks of the current government.
# Drugs
Traces of heroin discovered at RTÉ, claims The Sun
The Sun claims to have found traces of the drug at RTÉ – Meanwhile, Pat Carey TD has said that the media had now “come home to roost in their own case” after being “judgemental” over the death of model Katy French.
# Anger
"You should be ashamed": Pat Rabbitte attacks government on Prime Time
“You can do no more damage to this country.” Pat Rabbitte sticks it to a shocked Pat Carey.