Ivor Callely appears in court more than a week after arrest warrant issued

Ivor Callely appears in court more than a week after arrest warrant issued

After failing to turn up for a court action to have him jailed, former politician Ivor Callely has handed himself in, more than week after judge issued a warrant for his arrest.

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Callely denied early release to avoid media attention, court hears

Callely denied early release to avoid media attention, court hears

Former Junior Minister Ivor Callely claims he is being kept in jail unfairly over fears his early release would attract unwanted media attention.

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Callely moved to Mountjoy's medical unit for round-the-clock observation

Callely moved to Mountjoy's medical unit for round-the-clock observation

Jailed Ivor Callely has reportedly been moved to the medical unit of Mountjoy Prison.

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Callely sentencing adjourned until Monday

Callely sentencing adjourned until Monday

Ivor Callely's sentencing for claiming over €4,000 fake mobile phone expenses has been adjourned until Monday morning.

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Callely claimed over €4,000 in false mobile phone expenses, court hears

Callely claimed over €4,000 in false mobile phone expenses, court hears

The sentencing hearing of former junior minister Ivor Callely has heard he made over €4,000 from claiming false mobile phone expenses.

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Former Minister Callely pleads guilty to further three charges

Former Minister Callely pleads guilty to further three charges

Former Junior Minister Ivor Callely has pleaded guilty to a further three charges relating to false mobile phone expenses claims.

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Date set for Callely court hearing

Date set for Callely court hearing

Former Junior Minister and Fianna Fáil TD Ivor Callely will appear before the Circuit Court on May 15 to face six charges under the Theft and Fraud Offences Act.

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Supreme Court hears Callely challenge

Supreme Court hears Callely challenge

The Supreme Court is hearing a challenge to a High Court order overturning a decision to suspend former Senator Ivor Callely over his expenses claims.

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Callely released on bail

Callely released on bail

Former Junior Minister Ivor Callely has been released on bail this afternoon after being charged with six counts of fraud at Dublin District Court.

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Callely arrested in connection with alleged fraud

Callely arrested in connection with alleged fraud

Former Junior Minister and Fianna Fáil TD Ivor Callely has been arrested in connection with alleged fraud.

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Callely fined for not having NCT disc

Callely fined for not having NCT disc

Former Fianna Fáil TD and Senator Ivor Callely was fined €150 today at Dublin District Court for driving a car with no NCT disc.

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Callely released from Garda custody

Callely released from Garda custody

Former Minister of State Ivor Callely has been released from Garda custody today.

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Callely remains in Garda custody

Callely remains in Garda custody

The former Fianna Fáil Government Minister of State Ivor Callely remains in Garda custody this morning.

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Gardaí arrest Callely

Gardaí arrest Callely

Former Fianna Fáil Minister of State Ivor Callely has been arrested by gardaí in Dublin today.

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Callely expenses investigation discontinued

Callely expenses investigation discontinued

A Seanad investigation into Ivor Callely's mobile phone expenses has been discontinued because he's no longer a Senator.

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Seanad suspended after Callely attempts to make personal statement

Seanad suspended after Callely attempts to make personal statement

The Seanad has had to be suspended today after former junior minister Ivor Callely tried to make a personal statement in the house.

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Callely awarded €17,000 damages over lost earnings

Callely awarded €17,000 damages over lost earnings

A “delighted” Ivor Callely has been awarded €17,000 damages for a 20-day Seanad ban over his controversial expenses.

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Callely in court bid to recover unpaid wages

Callely in court bid to recover unpaid wages

Ivor Callely has made a surprise appearance at the High Court looking for almost €17,000 in wages to be repaid to him following his suspension from the Seanad.

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Ivor Callely case back before High Court for costs ruling

Ivor Callely case back before High Court for costs ruling

Ivor Callely's case over his expenses claims is back up before the High Court today for a determination on costs.

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Callely could sue over wrongful ban

Callely could sue over wrongful ban

Senator Ivor Callely could sue Seanad colleagues who wrongly fined and banned him over an expenses scandal.

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Expenses committer to consider Callely judgement on Wednesday

Expenses committer to consider Callely judgement on Wednesday

The Seanad Committee on Members Interests will consider today's judgement in favour of Ivor Callely in detail at a meeting next Wednesday.

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Callely did not deserve suspension: High Court

Callely did not deserve suspension: High Court

Senator Ivor Callely should not have been suspended from the Seanad over an expenses scandal, the High Court ruled today.

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Callely wins High Court action against expenses committee

Callely wins High Court action against expenses committee

Ivor Callely has won his High Court case against the Seanad Committee who investigated his expenses claims.

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Callely to hear outcome of High Court case against expenses committee

Callely to hear outcome of High Court case against expenses committee

Ivor Callely will find out today if he has won his High Court case against the Seanad Committee who investigated his expenses claims.

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Judgement reserved in Callely expenses case

Judgement reserved in Callely expenses case

Senator Ivor Callely’s challenge against the Seanad Committee's findings on his expenses claims has come back before the High Court.

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High Court reserves judgement on Callely case

High Court reserves judgement on Callely case

The High Court has reserved judgement on Ivor Callely's challenge to his 20-day suspension from the Seanad over his expenses claims.

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Callely's lawyers reject claim court lacks jurisidiction to hear action

Callely's lawyers reject claim court lacks jurisidiction to hear action

Lawyers acting for Senator Ivor Callely have rejected claims by a Seanad Committee that the courts do not have the jurisdiction to hear his action.

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Callely court action continues

Callely court action continues

Lawyers for Senator Ivor Callely are questioning in the High Court why the Seanad Committee investigating his expenses claims never referred the matter to the DPP.

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Callely no thief, lawyers insist

Callely no thief, lawyers insist

Scandal-hit Senator Ivor Callely has been wrongly portrayed as a thief, his lawyers claimed today.

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Callely decision 'a political judgment', court told

Callely decision 'a political judgment', court told

A Seanad Committee's finding that Senator Ivor Callely misrepresented his normal place of residence in order to claim expenses was "a political judgment" against the senator by his peers, the High Court heard today.

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Callely High Court case to begin today

Callely High Court case to begin today

Ivor Callely's case against the Seanad Committee investigating his expenses claims is due to be heard at the High Court today.

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Callely court case set for Tuesday

Callely court case set for Tuesday

Senator Ivor Callely's legal action aimed at quashing a Senaid committee's finding that he misrepresented his normal place of residence in order to claim expenses will begin before the High Court on Tuesday.

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Callely action adjourned to October

Callely action adjourned to October

Senator Ivor Callely's High Court action aimed at quashing a a finding that he misrepresented his normal place of residence in order to claim expenses has been adjourned to October.

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Callelly portrayed as 'pariah, chancer and rogue'

Callelly portrayed as 'pariah, chancer and rogue'

Embattled Senator Ivor Callely has been portrayed as a pariah who ripped off the State over controversial expenses claims, his lawyer claimed today.

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Callely was 'portrayed as a pariah', court hears

Callely was 'portrayed as a pariah', court hears

Lawyers for Senator Ivor Callely say the Seanad Committee invesigating his expenses claims "portrayed him as a pariah who ripped off the State".

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Callely starts High Court action

Callely starts High Court action

Senator Ivor Callely has taken his case to clear his name to the High Court.

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Callely to ask High Court leave to challenge suspension

Callely to ask High Court leave to challenge suspension

Ivor Callely is to ask the High Court today for leave to challenge the Seanad Committee that suspended him over his expenses claims.

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Callely in High Court challenge to Seanad committee

Callely in High Court challenge to Seanad committee

Senator Ivor Callely went to the High Court today to take on the Seanad’s Select Committee on Members’ Interests over his suspension and inquiries into his affairs.

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Callely blasts 'lust for judgement'

Callely blasts 'lust for judgement'

Senator Ivor Callely has issued a statement this evening lashing out at the Fianna Fáil Committee investigating his affairs for what he said was their "lust for judgement".

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O'Rourke: Callely should step down from Seanad

O'Rourke: Callely should step down from Seanad

There are calls for Ivor Callely to resign his position as a Senator.

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Callely vows to clear his name

Callely vows to clear his name

Senator Ivor Callely says he will now be concentrating on clearing his name before the Seanad Select Committe after resigning from the Fianna Fáil party last night.

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Callely resigns from Fianna Fáil

Callely resigns from Fianna Fáil

Scandal-hit Senator Ivor Callely tonight resigned from Fianna Fáil after weeks of controversy over his suspect expenses claims.

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Seanad gives Callely more time to answer new allegations

Seanad gives Callely more time to answer new allegations

Ivor Callely has been given a month to answer questions about a new complaint over his failure to declare all his property interests to the Oireachtas.

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Callely gets two more weeks

Callely gets two more weeks

The Seanad Committee on Members Interests has given Ivor Callely a further two weeks to respond to allegations about his expenses.

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Seanad committee to consider Callely response today

Seanad committee to consider Callely response today

The Seanad committee investigating Senator Ivor Callely's expenses claims will meet again today. It will also discuss expenses queries in relation to three other senators.

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Callelly in new expenses allegations

Callelly in new expenses allegations

New allegations about the expense claims of Senator Ivor Callely have been published.

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Callely and three others respond to expenses controversy

Callely and three others respond to expenses controversy

Ivor Callely has sent a written response to the Seanad Commitee on Members Interests regarding his expenses claims.

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Two-week deadline for Callely to respond to Seanad committee

Two-week deadline for Callely to respond to Seanad committee

Ivor Callely has been given two weeks by a Seanad Committee to respond to the allegations regarding his mobile phone expenses.

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Callely given two weeks to explain himself

Callely given two weeks to explain himself

The Seanad Committee on Members Interests is to give Ivor Callely two weeks to respond to the allegations over his expenses - before deciding if a new inquiry is needed.

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Seanad Committee adjourns meeting on Callely allegations

Seanad Committee adjourns meeting on Callely allegations

A meeting of the Seanad Committee on Members Interests - to consider a new inquiry into Ivor Callely's expenses - has been adjourned for a number of hours.

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Committee to discuss Callely allegations

Committee to discuss Callely allegations

A group of Senators will meet later to decide whether they should investigate the latest allegations surrounding expenses claimed by Senator Ivor Callely.

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Callely's response 'not credible', says Green Party chairman

Callely's response 'not credible', says Green Party chairman

Ivor Callely's Senator colleagues say his defence of the ongoing allegations in relation to his expenses is not credible.

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Callely 'playing for time', say Opposition

Callely 'playing for time', say Opposition

Opposition parties are accusing Senator Ivor Callely of 'playing for time' following his statement on the controversy surrounding his mobile phone expenses.

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Callely refutes expenses allegations

Callely refutes expenses allegations

Ivor Callely insisted tonight he acted in good faith when submitting expense receipts from a company that had gone out of business – but admitted he was repaying the money he received.

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Hanafin: Callely expenses row an 'embarrassment' for FF

Hanafin: Callely expenses row an 'embarrassment' for FF

The controversy surrounding Ivor Callely’s expenses is an embarrassment to Fianna Fáil, a senior Government minister accepted today.

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Pressure mounts on Callely as more Senators to be examined

Pressure mounts on Callely as more Senators to be examined

Pressure continues to mount on Senator Ivor Callely to make a statement on his expenses.

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Expenses watchdog to study two further Senators' claims

Expenses watchdog to study two further Senators' claims

Complaints surrounding the allowances of two further Fianna Fáil Senators will be considered by a Seanad watchdog probing allegations about Ivor Callely’s expenses when it meets next week, it emerged tonight.

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Committee brings forward Callely expenses meeting

Committee brings forward Callely expenses meeting

The Seanad Committee investigating Senator Ivor Callely's expenses is bringing forward its next meeting to next Monday.

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Garda Commissioner contacts Seanad over Callely

The Garda Commissioner Fachtna Murphy has written to the clerk of the Seanad, after receiving requests for investigations into Ivor Callely's expenses.

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Dempsey: Callely has case to answer

Dempsey: Callely has case to answer

A senior Government Minister has said Ivor Callely still has a case to answer in light of fresh allegations over his expenses.

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