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 Séamus Woulfe: found himself at the centre of controversy following his attendance at the Oireachtas Golf Society Clifden dinner in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

Séamus Woulfe (58) was born in Raheny in 1962 and like so many of his colleagues at the Bar and on the bench, was educated at Belvedere College before(...)

The document outlines plans to ‘alter’ bus lane regulations ‘to facilitate banning of taxis from certain bus lanes either completely or for specific periods’ such as during rush hours. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Taxis would be banned from some of Dublin’s bus lanes under plans Dublin City Council has submitted to Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan for considera(...)

The  Wastewater Treatment Works at Ringsend, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ringsend wastewater treatment plant serves the greater Dublin region and has a notorious reputation for not complying with environmental standards and(...)

Rank-and-file gardai have called for the appointment of more sergeants to manage and oversee teams of rank and file gardaí. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Garda is an organisation where speaking up to highlight wrong-doing is difficult and where attitudes to change and innovation are poor, according (...)

President Michael D Higgins with Attorney General Séamus Woulfe after the members of the new Cabinet received their seals of office last year. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Flann O’Brien has a character in one of his novels, a policeman, who had spent so much time on the saddle of a bicycle that the molecules of the saddl(...)

Irish Water managing director Jerry Grant: ‘[The project] is vital for future social and economic development in Dublin’

Irish Water is commencing work on an €80 million upgrade to Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant with a view to increasing its capacity to cater for th(...)

In one hand, I am holding a mesmerising dark-blue gemstone that seems to change colour when the light catches it; sometimes it’s deep navy and then(...)

Mich Wallace TD, with Clare Daly TD. Mr Wallace said the Dáil was the primary medium through which gardaí could be held to account

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett was asked by members of An Garda Síochána to stop TDs from making allegations which they deemed to be damaging to members(...)