Catherine Murphy  speaking to media after talks with the Government about Supreme Court Judge Séamus Woulfe. Photograph: Alan Betson

Social Democrats co-leader Catherine Murphy has said it is a “very open question” whether the Oireachtas should deal with the crisis surrounding Supre(...)

Controversy around Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe’s attendance at the Oireachtas golf dinner in August has led to a crisis in the State’s highest court. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Taoiseach Micheál Martin is due to meet all the party leaders on Friday afternoon to discuss the crisis in the Supreme Court and to seek consensus on (...)

The controversy over Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe has now moved to the political realm. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The controversy over Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe - who the Chief Justice Frank Clarke said should resign - has now moved to the political realm and the G(...)

Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe: Extraordinary exchange of letters. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The Government must now decide whether it should seek to remove Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe from his position over his attendance at the Oireachtas golf (...)

A fobbing-in system which records politician’s attendance at Leinster House was suspended between March and July during the first period of Covid-19 restrictions. Photograph: Alan Betson

Eight TDs and Senators have sworn a statement before a peace commissioner or commissioner of oaths to say they were present in the Dáil or Seanad duri(...)

 Dr Ronan Glynn, right, gave  Nphet members a  dressing down this week over the amount of times ‘Nphet sources’ are quoted in the media. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Spare a thought for the poor members of Nphet, many plucked from the groves of Academe or harvested from the higher echelons of the HSE and Civil Serv(...)

Sinn Féin’s Eoin O’Broin: said the party will support the Bill moving to the next stage in the Dáil. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Sinn Féin have pledged to support the progress of new legislation which would let people who are terminally ill decide the timing of their own death. (...)

Séamus Woulfe. ‘You don’t engage Michael Collins or John Rogers if you are about to throw the white towel into the ring,’ said one legal source. Photograph: Alan Betson

Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe’s recruitment of a senior lawyer is seen in legal circles as the former attorney general “digging in to fight his co(...)

“You are hounding everybody, so no comment and goodbye,” said guest Loman Dempsey when contacted. Illustration: iStock

More than 80 guests attended an Oireachtas Golf Society dinner in the Station House Hotel, Clifden, Co Galway, last Wednesday at a time when Governmen(...)

“You are hounding everybody, so no comment and goodbye,” said guest Loman Dempsey when contacted. Illustration: iStock

More than 80 guests attended an Oireachtas Golf Society dinner in the Station House Hotel, Clifden, Co Galway, last Wednesday at a time when Governmen(...)

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