John Halligan

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 Members of the Independent Alliance Seán Canney, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, Shane Ross and John Halligan. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Minister of State Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran has said it is time to move on from controversy surrounding a proposed trip by the Independent Alliance to North(...)

John Halligan:   rural colleagues are rightly furious at how he has managed to leave the Independent Alliance open to even more ridicule. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

At this stage one wonders why or whether John Halligan wants to be a Minister of State. Apart from making up the numbers, it is not clear what functio(...)

Everyday life in Government has proved difficult at times for the Independent Alliance and the past week, particularly the suggestion of a peace mission to North Korea, damaged and exposed the dividing line in the group. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

There have been rows about constituency projects and controversial policy positions, but the past week has done the most damage to the Independent Al(...)

 Minister For Transport Shane Ross:  “It was just an idea.”  Photograph: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

The mooted peace mission by some members of the Independent Alliance to North Korea has been definitively cancelled by Minister for Transport Shane Ro(...)

Three members of the Independent Alliance will not proceed with their controversial planned trip to North Korea, Minister for Transport Shane Ross has(...)

John Halligan (centre):  the Independent Alliance Minister of State expressed his remorse for the comments, stressing it was a “genuine mistake” and was never meant to cause offence. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Minister of State John Halligan has insisted he will pay back the €7,500 fine imposed by the Workplace Relations Commission after he asked a civil se(...)

Minister of State John Halligan told the interviewee “I know I shouldn’t be asking this”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

Minister of State for the Department of Jobs John Halligan has indicated he is willing to pay the €7,500 fine for asking a civil servant if she was ma(...)

You would think – or hope – that our political leaders, the public representatives who make many of the decisions affecting our lives, would have at l(...)

Minister of State John Halligan asked a female official if she was married during a job interview. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister of State John Halligan should admit that questioning a woman about her marital and family status during a job interview was wrong but his act(...)

Kevin “Boxer” Moran said he had been embarrassed by the proposed peace trip to North Korea by some of the Independent Alliance’s  members. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Independent Alliance group of five TDs, which forms part of the Government side in the Dáil, has been thrown into its most serious crisis yet over(...)

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