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#Peter Mathews

# peter-mathews - Thursday 13 June, 2013

These are the three motions Peter Mathews put to the Fine Gael party last night

The pro-life TD put forward motions for the proposed legislation to be scrapped, the suicide clause removed and for members to have a free vote at a parliamentary party meeting last night.

# peter-mathews - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Thousands turn out for Pro-Life vigil in Dublin Dublin This post contains images

Thousands turn out for Pro-Life vigil in Dublin

Among the attendees was Tyrone football manager Mickey Harte.

# peter-mathews - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Garda investigation into alleged child abuse following RTÉ documentary

Frances Fitzgerald says both the Gardaí and the HSE are investigating the footage broadcast on Prime Time last night.

# peter-mathews - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Snake oil, champagne-licking Troika: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Peter Mathews takes himself hostage and the Womb Repossession Bill takes centre stage.

# peter-mathews - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added world's smallest movie

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Mathews apologises for "clumsy sentence" on Vincent Browne show

Mathews had made controversial comments during Tonight with Vincent Browne earlier this week.

# peter-mathews - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Laws will make abortion ‘pervasive’ in Ireland: Warning from pro-life TDs Exclusive

A cross-party group from both sides of the border says real-life examples illustrate the ‘floodgates’ effect.

# peter-mathews - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Van Turnhout in discussions with Fine Gael over filling Mitchell's MEP seat has learned that the senator is in discussions over the possibility of joining Fine Gael and running for the seat being vacated by Gay Mitchell next year.

# peter-mathews - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Senators, rebel TD and Dublin Mayor in running for Mitchell's MEP seat

Former world champion runner Eamonn Coghlan is among the favourites to run for Fine Gael in Dublin in next year’s European elections but there are others in contention…

# peter-mathews - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Fine Gael TD suggests mini-budget to avoid need for property tax Property Tax This post contains a poll

Fine Gael TD suggests mini-budget to avoid need for property tax

Peter Mathews suggests bringing in a betting tax, and levies on corporate profits and high incomes, instead of taxing households.

# peter-mathews - Monday 28 January, 2013

Chief whip will speak to Peter Mathews over attendance at bondholder protest

Fine Gael TD Mathews attended the Ballyhea/Charleville anti-bank bailout protest meeting at the weekend.

# peter-mathews - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Foreign entrepreneurs should get special Irish visas - TD

It can be hard to attract rich entrepreneurs to set up business in Ireland if it’s hard for them to get a visa – so Fine Gael TD Peter Mathews has proposed a new special visa for them.

# peter-mathews - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Wallace: "Huge disconnect" between some politicians and the real world

Independent TD Mick Wallace said that it shocked him how many politicians “don’t know what it is like in the real world”.

# peter-mathews - Sunday 7 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In today’s Fix: Fears of more violence in London, the return of ‘Doctor Doom’ and how having 200 TV channels is now officially a human right..

New Fine Gael TD: I'm more experienced than Michael Noonan

Outspoken backbencher Peter Mathews also said advice given to the finance minister is “light on expertise”.

# peter-mathews - Monday 17 January, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know on what’s officially the most miserable day of the year: Cowen and Martin go head to head for the leadership of Fianna Fail; a Tyrone village mourns; and AIB launches investigation into how forged documents were allegedly used to claim a couple’s home.