Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# swing-gate

All time
# High Court
Former TD Maria Bailey issues defamation proceedings against Irish Mirror publisher
Bailey did not contest the general election in February after being removed from the Fine Gael ticket.
# swing-gate
Taoiseach refutes claim by Maria Bailey that no review of election ticket occurred before her deselection
Fine Gael members see the letter as a clear signal Bailey intends to fight the decision to deselect her.
# swing-gate
Taoiseach 'absolutely confident' proper procedures were followed to remove Maria Bailey as candidate
Bailey was deselected as the general election candidate for Dún Laoghaire last night.
# swing-gate
Taoiseach drops hint that Bailey will be dropped from FG ticket ahead of crunch meeting
Fine Gael members voted for a review of the Dun Laoghaire election candidates following ‘Swing-gate’.
# swing-gate
'I don't know how she's still standing': Doherty sympathetic to Bailey but declines to express election support
It comes as Fine Gael members voted for a review of the Dun Laoghaire election candidates following ‘Swing-gate’.
# swing-gate
Varadkar says he has confidence in Maria Bailey as a candidate in the next general election
A motion of no confidence has been tabled against the Dun Laoghaire TD.
# swing-gate
Maria Bailey resigns as chair of two more Oireachtas committees following 'swing-gate'
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar last month sacked Bailey from the position of chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Housing.
# swing-gate
Fine Gael TD Fergus O'Dowd says Maria Bailey should not stand for the party in the next election
The Louth TD said people were concerned about Bailey’s abandoned case against the Dean Hotel.
# maria bailey
Calls for Josepha Madigan to give fuller account of her part in ‘swing-gate’
Minister Bruton says Madigan has no further questions to answer in relation to case.
# swing-gate
Regina Doherty says Taoiseach 'between a rock and a hard place' over Maria Bailey swing fall review
The Taoiseach has said he cannot publish the report as those involved in the review spoke on condition it would not be published.
# swing-gate
Pressure mounts on Taoiseach to publish internal report into Maria Bailey swing fall case
Varadakr said he cannot publish the report.
# swing-gate
'I wasn't sneering': Ross says he wasn't 'having a go' at Maria Bailey with swing photo
The minister said Bailey taking out an insurance claim after falling off a swing at a Dublin hotel was ‘a mistake’.
# swing-gate
Fine Gael to launch internal review into Maria Bailey swing fall case
In recent days, the Taoiseach said Bailey caused ‘reputational damage’ to the party.
# swing-gate
Maria Bailey won't chair Oireachtas meeting this morning as talks with Taoiseach loom
Speaking this morning, Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin said “we can all guess the answer” as to why Bailey wouldn’t chair the meeting.
# swing-gate
Taoiseach to meet Maria Bailey 'as early as tomorrow' to discuss swing fall insurance claim
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Bailey has caused “reputational damage” to the party.
# swing-gate
Fine Gael reacts to 'car crash' Maria Bailey interview: 'I think she did herself a disservice this morning'
TD Maria Bailey defended taking a claim against a hotel after falling off a swing.