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# shatter - Sunday 7 February, 2016

'When you tell the truth in politics you get into trouble - but the truth helps me sleep at night'
# Shatter Resistant
# Shatter Resistant

'When you tell the truth in politics you get into trouble - but the truth helps me sleep at night'

Feb 7th 2016, 8:30 PM 15,746 Views 82 Comments

Alan Shatter opens up on the controversies that forced him to resign, Leo Varadkar and whether he says ‘hello’ to Mick Wallace.

# shatter - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Alan Shatter has a lot to say about 'venomous' online abuse
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

Alan Shatter has a lot to say about 'venomous' online abuse

Feb 6th 2016, 8:30 PM 18,595 Views 118 Comments

“I think we have a problem here.”

# shatter - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Does Alan Shatter support Enda Kenny? He's not saying...
# Shattered Alliances
# Shattered Alliances

Does Alan Shatter support Enda Kenny? He's not saying...

Sep 6th 2015, 4:10 PM 9,910 Views 36 Comments

Kenny is to face a no-confidence motion.

# shatter - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Sep 1st 2015, 10:56 PM 12,155 Views 11 Comments

The Fennelly report, the migrant crisis and a €3.7 million AIB error had people talking…

# shatter - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Alan Shatter says €12 claim for passport photos is a 'totally false story'
# Shatter-ing Myths
# Shatter-ing Myths

Alan Shatter says €12 claim for passport photos is a 'totally false story'

Aug 19th 2015, 7:44 PM 35,616 Views 169 Comments

The former justice minister is back in the news this week.

7 reasons why Alan Shatter is like no other politician
# Earth Shatter-ing
# Earth Shatter-ing

7 reasons why Alan Shatter is like no other politician

Aug 19th 2015, 9:15 AM 37,225 Views 125 Comments

Shatter. Alan Shatter.

# shatter - Monday 4 May, 2015

Joan Burton says the No posters about surrogacy are 'sad and demeaning'
# Misleading
# Misleading

Joan Burton says the No posters about surrogacy are 'sad and demeaning'

May 4th 2015, 8:50 PM 21,443 Views 228 Comments

Ex-Justice Minister Alan Shatter said children are being used as weapons.

# shatter - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Alan Shatter is the problem that just won't go away
# Analysis
# Analysis

Alan Shatter is the problem that just won't go away

Feb 4th 2015, 7:00 PM 14,353 Views 39 Comments

Analysis: The government is struggling to move on from the scandals that engulfed the former justice minister.

Why was Alan Shatter given information about Garda investigation before other TDs?
# Letters Of Note
# Letters Of Note

Why was Alan Shatter given information about Garda investigation before other TDs?

Feb 4th 2015, 1:38 PM 25,130 Views 50 Comments

Yesterday the Department of the Taoiseach released a series of letters between it and the former justice minister’s lawyers.

# shatter - Saturday 27 September, 2014

The 7 most desperate expressions of boredom during Alan Shatter on the Late Late Show
# Shattered
From The Daily Edge
# Shattered

The 7 most desperate expressions of boredom during Alan Shatter on the Late Late Show

Sep 27th 2014, 9:42 AM 5,932 Views 0 Comments

It was a tough time for everyone.

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Sep 27th 2014, 8:53 AM 6,435 Views 0 Comments

Here’s what you need to know before you start your weekend.

# shatter - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Alan Shatter will be on the Late Late tomorrow (let's all cancel our Friday night plans)
# To Whom It Concerns
# To Whom It Concerns

Alan Shatter will be on the Late Late tomorrow (let's all cancel our Friday night plans)

Sep 25th 2014, 10:02 AM 10,609 Views 54 Comments

The various ‘Gardagate’ controversies of the first half of the year will most likely be the main focus of the interview.

# shatter - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Alan Shatter wants the GSOC Commissioners to be sacked

Alan Shatter wants the GSOC Commissioners to be sacked

Sep 17th 2014, 6:15 PM 11,093 Views 0 Comments

The former Justice Minister insists the positions of Simon O’Brien and his colleagues are no longer tenable.

# shatter - Friday 8 August, 2014

The government is backing the man who caused Alan Shatter to resign
# THE NEVERENDING STORY
# THE NEVERENDING STORY

The government is backing the man who caused Alan Shatter to resign

Aug 8th 2014, 4:17 PM 8,868 Views 21 Comments

The government will cover legal costs as the former justice minister seeks to quash some of the Guerin report’s findings.

# shatter - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Did Alan Shatter really cheat death at Dublin Airport yesterday?
# Shatter Myself
# Shatter Myself

Did Alan Shatter really cheat death at Dublin Airport yesterday?

Aug 6th 2014, 12:14 PM 42,311 Views 71 Comments

The former justice minister reportedly had a lucky escape yesterday…

# shatter - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Here's why Alan Shatter's legal challenge could cause the government more problems
# THE NEVERENDING STORY
# THE NEVERENDING STORY

Here's why Alan Shatter's legal challenge could cause the government more problems

Jul 31st 2014, 7:45 AM 12,746 Views 38 Comments

Analysis: He hasn’t gone away you know…

# shatter - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

How has Alan Shatter gone from Department of Justice to High Court?
# Guerin
# Guerin

How has Alan Shatter gone from Department of Justice to High Court?

Jul 30th 2014, 4:04 PM 13,061 Views 0 Comments

We knew he was not on board with the Guerin Report findings. Now we know just how far he intends to go with it.

# shatter - Thursday 19 June, 2014

In full: Shatter's slams the barrister whose report led to his resignation as justice minister
# Shatter-ing
# Shatter-ing

In full: Shatter's slams the barrister whose report led to his resignation as justice minister

Jun 19th 2014, 5:00 PM 11,567 Views 38 Comments

The former justice minister has delivered a blistering criticism of the report carried out by barrister Seán Guerin.

# shatter - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

'I don't have the authority to sack anybody': Taoiseach asked what Purcell told Callinan
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

'I don't have the authority to sack anybody': Taoiseach asked what Purcell told Callinan

May 28th 2014, 1:14 PM 7,256 Views 24 Comments

Kenny said there was nothing “mysterious” about the matter.

# shatter - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Alan Shatter: "I'm going nowhere"
# Here To Stay
# Here To Stay

Alan Shatter: "I'm going nowhere"

May 22nd 2014, 3:18 PM 20,599 Views 126 Comments

“I am extraordinarily well,” the former justice minister said today.

Alan Shatter to reveal if he will accept €70k worth of severance payments
# Alan Shatter
# Alan Shatter

Alan Shatter to reveal if he will accept €70k worth of severance payments

May 22nd 2014, 8:30 AM 9,156 Views 101 Comments

The former Minister for Justice could waive the payments.

# shatter - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

May 21st 2014, 4:54 PM 8,301 Views 3 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# shatter - Monday 19 May, 2014

Eamon Gilmore: 'I think we’ve had a bad couple of months'
# Bit Of Bother
# Bit Of Bother

Eamon Gilmore: 'I think we’ve had a bad couple of months'

May 19th 2014, 10:56 PM 15,997 Views 105 Comments

The Tánaiste has told TheJournal.ie that the issues surrounding the gardaí have distracted the government from its agenda and explained why he’s bullish about Labour’s election prospects.

# shatter - Thursday 8 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

May 8th 2014, 8:20 AM 7,751 Views 1 Comment

Good Morning. It’s Thursday and these are the nine stories you should know before 9 o’clock hits.

Today we'll find out who will replace Alan Shatter
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

Today we'll find out who will replace Alan Shatter

May 8th 2014, 7:46 AM 6,379 Views 36 Comments

The resignation of the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence was announced yesterday and Leo Varadkar and Frances Fitzgeralds are the frontrunners to take his place.

# shatter - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Varadkar and Fitzgerald the favourites - but Shatter's replacement won't be appointed until tomorrow
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

Varadkar and Fitzgerald the favourites - but Shatter's replacement won't be appointed until tomorrow

May 7th 2014, 10:47 PM 50,390 Views 167 Comments

The government has now said that Alan Shatter’s successor will be appointed tomorrow morning.

Alan Shatter has resigned as Justice, Equality and Defence Minister
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

Alan Shatter has resigned as Justice, Equality and Defence Minister

May 7th 2014, 10:47 PM 45,847 Views 276 Comments

The Taoiseach made the announcement to the Dáil this afternoon.

Garda whistleblower: Shatter had become a liability
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

Garda whistleblower: Shatter had become a liability

May 7th 2014, 10:45 PM 10,871 Views 38 Comments

John Wilson said that while he took no pleasure in Alan Shatter’s demise, he felt it was the right outcome.

Eamon Gilmore out of the loop on Guerin Report
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

Eamon Gilmore out of the loop on Guerin Report

May 7th 2014, 5:44 PM 9,941 Views 39 Comments

The report has led to the resignation of Alan Shatter, but Eamon Gilmore hadn’t seen it this afternoon.

'Dear Enda....' Here is Alan Shatter's resignation letter
# Shatter Resigns
# Shatter Resigns

'Dear Enda....' Here is Alan Shatter's resignation letter

May 7th 2014, 5:14 PM 25,478 Views 47 Comments

Shatter told the Taoiseach he’s leaving to help avoid controversy for the Government.

# shatter - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Taoiseach and Tánaiste have confidence in Shatter despite Data Commissioner finding
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Taoiseach and Tánaiste have confidence in Shatter despite Data Commissioner finding

May 6th 2014, 10:47 PM 11,972 Views 108 Comments

Shatter can appeal the decision, but has not commented on the finding.

Shatter: Prime Time remarks were "a mistake"
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Shatter: Prime Time remarks were "a mistake"

May 6th 2014, 6:38 PM 11,405 Views 59 Comments

Alan Shatter says that he may appeal the Data Protection Commissioner’s findings.

# shatter - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Taoiseach says three dozen allegations of garda wrongdoing have come across his desk
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Taoiseach says three dozen allegations of garda wrongdoing have come across his desk

Apr 17th 2014, 9:08 AM 6,397 Views 47 Comments

Enda Kenny said he has no idea if they are true or not.

# shatter - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

PIC: This is the anti-Semitic message sent to Alan Shatter's home
# Alan Shatter
# Alan Shatter

PIC: This is the anti-Semitic message sent to Alan Shatter's home

Apr 2nd 2014, 11:23 PM 46,610 Views 79 Comments

The photo was contained in a package sent to the Minister for Justice’s home in south Dublin this morning.

Shatter orders urgent investigation into the recording of prisoner phone calls
# Prisoners
# Prisoners

Shatter orders urgent investigation into the recording of prisoner phone calls

Apr 2nd 2014, 8:30 PM 4,259 Views 15 Comments

The minister has charged the the Inspector of Prisons to carry out the investigation.

Package with 'white powder and a swastika' sent to Alan Shatter's home
# Alert
# Alert

Package with 'white powder and a swastika' sent to Alan Shatter's home

Apr 2nd 2014, 12:20 PM 23,991 Views 215 Comments

In the Dáil, the Taoiseach said the anti-Semitic material sent to Shatter’s home was “a new low”. Several members of the gardaí and the Defence Forces were on the scene in Ballinteer, south Dublin earlier today.

# shatter - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Official report: Justice Dept didn’t think Callinan’s taping revelations were that important
# No Red Flags
# No Red Flags

Official report: Justice Dept didn’t think Callinan’s taping revelations were that important

Apr 1st 2014, 11:56 PM 14,211 Views 45 Comments

The fact that calls were taped in garda stations since the 1980s wasn’t widely discussed by officials after the letter arrived “and certainly not in any red flag manner”.

# shatter - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Public Accounts Committee could investigate €500,000 Garda recording tenders
# Gardagate
# Gardagate

Public Accounts Committee could investigate €500,000 Garda recording tenders

Mar 27th 2014, 10:03 AM 5,656 Views 21 Comments

Over €500,000 was spent outfitting 21 Garda stations.

# shatter - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Here's what whistleblower John Wilson thinks of Alan Shatter's apology
# Long Time Coming
# Long Time Coming

Here's what whistleblower John Wilson thinks of Alan Shatter's apology

Mar 26th 2014, 10:34 PM 15,211 Views 32 Comments

He says he’s glad the Minister corrected the record of the Dáil — and he’s calling for his former colleague Maurice McCabe to be allowed access to PULSE again.

WATCH LIVE: Will Alan Shatter apologise to the garda whistleblowers?
# Shatter-ing Developments
# Shatter-ing Developments

WATCH LIVE: Will Alan Shatter apologise to the garda whistleblowers?

Mar 26th 2014, 3:57 PM 10,437 Views 29 Comments

The Minister for Justice is explaining the shocking developments of the last 24 hours to TDs.

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