COMMENT: Shatter resignation a political bombshell

The resignation of Justice Minister Alan Shatter is without any exaggeration a political bombshell for the Government in the middle of the local and European elections.

7th May, 2014
Alan Shatter

The resignation of Justice Minister Alan Shatter is without any exaggeration a political bombshell for the Government in the middle of the local and European elections.

The real impact will be felt by Taoiseach Enda Kenny and his Fine Gael party who had stood by Shatter for so long.

Just 24 hours ago, Government TDs had been expressing confidence in him even though he was found to have breached data protection laws by leaking information...

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