Connemara Golf Club in Ballyconneely, Co Galway, famous for the ‘Golfgate’ controversy back in the early 21st century. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/

When the contentious centenary of the Partition of Clifden rolls around in 2120, will the president attend the commemoration or swerve the invitation?(...)

Sources close to Phil Hogan have said he holds the media responsible for ending his political career. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Phil Hogan is said to feel hard done by for having lost his position as EU trade commissioner, in the wake of a court decision to throw out all charge(...)

Supreme Court judge Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe: faced criticism over his attendance at the  Oireachtas Golf Society dinner in Clifden.

A Supreme Court judge has told the trial of four men accused of breaching Covid-19 regulations he had a “hazy, broad knowledge” of guidelines for the (...)

Donie Cassidy (75), arriving at court in Co Galway to attend a hearing where he is one of four people accused to have breached Covid restrictions by organising a golf society dinner. Photograph: Andrew Downes/PA Wire

Two politicians and two hoteliers at the centre of a case over alleged breaches of Covid-19 regulations during an Oireachtas Golf Society outing are b(...)

 Former EU trade commissioner Phil Hogan  and Supreme Court judge Seamus Woulfe in January 2018. File photograph: PA

Former European commissioner for trade Phil Hogan has said his resignation over his attendance at a controversial Oireachtas Golf Society dinner in Au(...)

The K Club’s Ladycastle and Ryder Cup Village residential schemes have seen a number of sales in the post-lockdown period. Photograph: Alan Betson

While the popularity of golf has been in decline globally over recent years, the unwelcome arrival of the coronavirus could prove to be the catalyst f(...)

Former minister for agriculture Dara Calleary who resigned after attending an indoor golf society event with 80 other people. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The political crisis generated by the Oireachtas Golf Society dinner is the last thing the country needs in the midst of the Covid-19 epidemic. The Go(...)