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# golfgate - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Enda Kenny says it's time to 'move on' from golfgate as he rules out presidential ambitions
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Enda Kenny says it's time to 'move on' from golfgate as he rules out presidential ambitions

Apr 3rd 2021, 1:50 PM 67,487 Views 118 Comments

The former taoiseach played golf at the event but did not attend the controversial dinner.

# golfgate - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Four people to be prosecuted over alleged Covid breaches at infamous Golfgate event
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Four people to be prosecuted over alleged Covid breaches at infamous Golfgate event

Feb 17th 2021, 3:46 PM 33,023 Views 0 Comments

On 19 August last year, 81 people attended a dinner in a Clifden hotel, Co Galway as part of an Oireachtas Golf Society event.

# golfgate - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

'We'll let the DPP decide': Former Minister Dara Calleary not expecting personal charges from Golfgate
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'We'll let the DPP decide': Former Minister Dara Calleary not expecting personal charges from Golfgate

Feb 16th 2021, 10:08 AM 16,870 Views 29 Comments

Calleary said he absolutely regrets and apologises for having attended the controversial dinner.

# golfgate - Thursday 21 January, 2021

File on Golfgate investigation sent to Director of Public Prosecutions
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File on Golfgate investigation sent to Director of Public Prosecutions

Jan 21st 2021, 9:08 AM 13,084 Views 3 Comments

The Oireachtas Golf Society guests are said to have been split into two separate groups to keep under the 50-person limit.

# golfgate - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Embattled judge Seamus Woulfe listed for his first Supreme Court sitting next month
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Embattled judge Seamus Woulfe listed for his first Supreme Court sitting next month

Jan 20th 2021, 1:40 PM 18,038 Views 43 Comments

Woulfe is listed for sittings on three days next month, 4, 12 and 19 February.

# golfgate - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Whip restored to three Fianna Fáil senators who attended Oireachtas golf dinner last August
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Whip restored to three Fianna Fáil senators who attended Oireachtas golf dinner last August

Jan 14th 2021, 12:03 AM 20,260 Views 45 Comments

The three senators apologized after attending the golf dinner in August.

# golfgate - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Fine Gael readmits three senators who lost the party whip over their attendance at Golfgate dinner
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Fine Gael readmits three senators who lost the party whip over their attendance at Golfgate dinner

Jan 12th 2021, 4:02 PM 35,404 Views 75 Comments

The party whip was removed from Senators Jerry Buttimer, Paddy Burke and John Cummins in August.

# golfgate - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Martin vows to lead Fianna Fáil into next election
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Martin vows to lead Fianna Fáil into next election

Jan 3rd 2021, 7:51 AM 30,875 Views 45 Comments

The Taoiseach also ruled out the prospect of any Fianna Fáil ministerial reshuffle in the near future.

# golfgate - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

McEntee says new process for appointing judges will be 'streamlined and transparent'
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McEntee says new process for appointing judges will be 'streamlined and transparent'

Dec 15th 2020, 1:33 PM 9,840 Views 33 Comments

A nine-person panel to select judges has been proposed by the Justice Minister.

# golfgate - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Justice minister to face Dáil questions on Woulfe Supreme Court appointment today
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Justice minister to face Dáil questions on Woulfe Supreme Court appointment today

Nov 26th 2020, 8:41 AM 20,111 Views 32 Comments

It comes following a heated row between the government and the opposition.

# golfgate - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Justice minister agrees to appear before the Dáil to answer questions on Woulfe appointment
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# Woulfe At The Door

Justice minister agrees to appear before the Dáil to answer questions on Woulfe appointment

Nov 25th 2020, 2:19 PM 18,770 Views 33 Comments

Micheal Martin says the Oireachtas Business Committee should meet to discuss the matter.

# golfgate - Sunday 22 November, 2020

People Before Profit TDs to move impeachment motion against Seámus Woulfe
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People Before Profit TDs to move impeachment motion against Seámus Woulfe

Nov 22nd 2020, 1:29 PM 33,197 Views 55 Comments

The judge would only be removed if both the Dáil and Seanad supported such a motion.

# golfgate - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Opinion: Politicians may have grounds to impeach Seamus Woulfe but it's a tricky business
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Opinion: Politicians may have grounds to impeach Seamus Woulfe but it's a tricky business

Nov 10th 2020, 1:32 PM 10,998 Views 5 Comments

Dr Laura Cahillane and Dr David Kenny say there may be a case for impeachment of the Supreme Court judge but that constutional path is fraught with risk.

# golfgate - Monday 9 November, 2020

Chief Justice says Seamus Woulfe should resign from Supreme Court, but Woulfe refuses to quit
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Chief Justice says Seamus Woulfe should resign from Supreme Court, but Woulfe refuses to quit

Updated Nov 9th 2020, 10:46 PM 69,359 Views 97 Comments

Chief Justice Frank Clarke met with fellow Supreme Court judge Seamus Woulfe last week.

# golfgate - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Seamus Woulfe's meeting with Chief Justice cancelled for fourth time due to medical reasons
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Seamus Woulfe's meeting with Chief Justice cancelled for fourth time due to medical reasons

Oct 15th 2020, 4:31 PM 30,994 Views 58 Comments

The two judges were set to meet to discuss the ongoing fallout over the Golfgate dinner.

# golfgate - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Chief Justice expresses 'very serious concern' at delays as Seamus Woulfe requests third postponement of meeting
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Chief Justice expresses 'very serious concern' at delays as Seamus Woulfe requests third postponement of meeting

Updated Oct 13th 2020, 4:42 PM 40,144 Views 56 Comments

The two judges were set to meet to discuss the ongoing fallout over the Golfgate dinner.

# golfgate - Friday 9 October, 2020

Shane Ross: Golfgate is proof that judicial appointments are infected by political patronage
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Shane Ross: Golfgate is proof that judicial appointments are infected by political patronage

Oct 9th 2020, 11:01 AM 27,807 Views 53 Comments

Shane Ross analyses Seamus Woulfe’s account of the recent Golfgate controversy and has a few things to say.

# golfgate - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Mairead McGuinness confirmed as Ireland's new EU Commissioner
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Mairead McGuinness confirmed as Ireland's new EU Commissioner

Updated Oct 7th 2020, 1:34 PM 30,480 Views 36 Comments

The Fine Gael MEP will replace Phil Hogan, who resigned in the wake of the Golfgate scandal.

# golfgate - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Woulfe-Clarke meeting over Golf-gate postponed on ‘medical grounds’
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Woulfe-Clarke meeting over Golf-gate postponed on ‘medical grounds’

Oct 6th 2020, 7:00 PM 28,301 Views 36 Comments

A meeting between the two men had been scheduled to take place on Monday, but was earlier postponed until Friday.

'Clearly in the public interest': NUJ defends Golfgate coverage following Seamus Woulfe remarks
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'Clearly in the public interest': NUJ defends Golfgate coverage following Seamus Woulfe remarks

Oct 6th 2020, 6:30 AM 29,983 Views 37 Comments

Mr Justice Woulfe described reports of the scandal as “appalling” and “fake”.

# golfgate - Monday 5 October, 2020

Seamus Woulfe postpones meeting with Chief Justice 'for personal reasons'
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Seamus Woulfe postpones meeting with Chief Justice 'for personal reasons'

Oct 5th 2020, 10:01 AM 34,572 Views 43 Comments

The two judges were set to meet to discuss the ongoing fallout over the Golfgate dinner.

# golfgate - Saturday 3 October, 2020

'Completely fake, overblown': Transcript shows judge compared media coverage of golf dinner to 'Ku Klux Klan'
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'Completely fake, overblown': Transcript shows judge compared media coverage of golf dinner to 'Ku Klux Klan'

Oct 3rd 2020, 10:25 AM 69,583 Views 59 Comments

The transcript from the conversation between former chief justice Susan Denham and Mr Justice Seamus Woulfe was released yesterday.

# golfgate - Friday 2 October, 2020

Donnelly says people shouldn't 'switch off' from Covid restrictions while on holiday
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Donnelly says people shouldn't 'switch off' from Covid restrictions while on holiday

Oct 2nd 2020, 9:07 AM 21,272 Views 34 Comments

A report into the attendance of Supreme Court Judge Seamus Woulfe at the infamous Golfgate dinner said he “switched off from news coverage” while away.

# golfgate - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Judge didn't know of second function room behind partition: What Seamus Woulfe said about Golfgate dinner
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Judge didn't know of second function room behind partition: What Seamus Woulfe said about Golfgate dinner

Oct 1st 2020, 7:40 PM 28,477 Views 81 Comments

The full report into the Supreme Court judge’s attendance at the event was released today.

Golfgate: Woulfe resignation from Supreme Court would be 'unjust and disproportionate' - Denham report
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Golfgate: Woulfe resignation from Supreme Court would be 'unjust and disproportionate' - Denham report

Updated Oct 1st 2020, 4:06 PM 49,116 Views 136 Comments

The report was published at 4pm today.

# golfgate - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Supreme Court receives report into Seamus Woulfe's attendance at golf event
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Supreme Court receives report into Seamus Woulfe's attendance at golf event

Sep 29th 2020, 5:14 PM 27,769 Views 24 Comments

The former Attorney General has apologised for his attendance at the event.

# golfgate - Friday 11 September, 2020

Tom Clonan: The messaging from this new government has been an omnishambles
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Tom Clonan: The messaging from this new government has been an omnishambles

Sep 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 24,949 Views 23 Comments

Its communications strategy has been a mess at a crucial time for public health, Brexit and the economy, writes Clonan.

# golfgate - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Phil Hogan says he was subjected to ‘full-scale attack’ by Taoiseach and Tánaiste
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Phil Hogan says he was subjected to ‘full-scale attack’ by Taoiseach and Tánaiste

Sep 9th 2020, 8:43 AM 55,280 Views 185 Comments

“I didn’t get due process, unlike others,” the former EU Commissioner said in an interview.

# golfgate - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Mairead McGuinness chosen as new European Commissioner for Financial Services as Ireland loses Trade portfolio
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Mairead McGuinness chosen as new European Commissioner for Financial Services as Ireland loses Trade portfolio

Sep 8th 2020, 9:02 AM 84,581 Views 171 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen said that McGuinness has “significant political experience on EU issues”.

# golfgate - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Ceann Comhairle says Clifden golf event was either 'collective crass stupidity' or 'arrogant delusion'
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Ceann Comhairle says Clifden golf event was either 'collective crass stupidity' or 'arrogant delusion'

Sep 2nd 2020, 3:42 PM 34,333 Views 43 Comments

There was public fury over revelations that around 80 guests, including serving and former politicians, attended the golf dinner.

Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue named to replace Dara Calleary as Agriculture Minister
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# Third Time Lucky

Donegal TD Charlie McConalogue named to replace Dara Calleary as Agriculture Minister

Sep 2nd 2020, 3:13 PM 46,105 Views 48 Comments

Dara Calleary resigned last month amid the Golfgate controversy.

New Agriculture Minister, golfgate and pub closure laws: Busy agenda as Dáil returns early from summer holidays
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# Back To Work

New Agriculture Minister, golfgate and pub closure laws: Busy agenda as Dáil returns early from summer holidays

Sep 2nd 2020, 6:45 AM 18,601 Views 27 Comments

The Dáil was recalled early this year to deal with Covid-19 and the reopening of the country.

# golfgate - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Coalition leaders to resume talks on Phil Hogan's replacement
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Coalition leaders to resume talks on Phil Hogan's replacement

Sep 1st 2020, 7:40 AM 12,842 Views 23 Comments

A number of high-profile names are in the mix.

MEPs ask Taoiseach to allow Covid testing as replacement for quarantine on return to Ireland
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# Essential Workers

MEPs ask Taoiseach to allow Covid testing as replacement for quarantine on return to Ireland

Sep 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 48,007 Views 59 Comments

Billy Kelleher, Seán Kelly, and Ciarán Cuffe have written to Taoiseach Micheál Martin to ask for MEPs to be treated as essential workers for travel purposes.

# golfgate - Monday 31 August, 2020

Simon Coveney not ruling himself out for EU Commissioner post
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Simon Coveney not ruling himself out for EU Commissioner post

Aug 31st 2020, 1:13 PM 27,287 Views 82 Comments

Former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald has said she is interested in the role.

# golfgate - Friday 28 August, 2020

Three party leaders meet this evening to discuss Phil Hogan's successor
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Three party leaders meet this evening to discuss Phil Hogan's successor

Aug 28th 2020, 8:11 PM 18,591 Views 49 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe have ruled themselves out of the running.

The new commissioner: Who's in the running for Phil Hogan's job - and will Ireland keep the crucial trade portfolio?
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The new commissioner: Who's in the running for Phil Hogan's job - and will Ireland keep the crucial trade portfolio?

Aug 28th 2020, 12:05 AM 31,236 Views 46 Comments

Picking a successor could be politically fraught.

# golfgate - Thursday 27 August, 2020

From Enda's enforcer and the Irish Water 'bogeyman' to a 'bruiser' in Europe: Phil Hogan's decade in the spotlight
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From Enda's enforcer and the Irish Water 'bogeyman' to a 'bruiser' in Europe: Phil Hogan's decade in the spotlight

Aug 27th 2020, 3:00 PM 25,280 Views 49 Comments

Phil Hogan came to the “reluctant conclusion” yesterday that he should step down from his senior EU job.

Von der Leyen says government must propose a woman and a man as candidates to replace Phil Hogan
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Von der Leyen says government must propose a woman and a man as candidates to replace Phil Hogan

Updated Aug 27th 2020, 10:10 AM 98,653 Views 209 Comments

Phil Hogan resigned as Trade Commissioner last night.

From a trickle to a torrent: How days of revelations made Phil Hogan's position untenable
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From a trickle to a torrent: How days of revelations made Phil Hogan's position untenable

Aug 27th 2020, 9:33 AM 24,069 Views 58 Comments

The unending revelations from GolfGate took a toll on the trade commissioner.

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