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The Station House Hotel in Clifden, Co Galway, where The Oireachtas Golf Society event was held. You can detest everything about the affair, but you can’t say that the miscreants did not pay a price. Photograph: Hany Marzouk/PA Wire

Three windows on Irish politics have been opened by the extraordinary events of the last 10 days: First there was a window on the past. The Oireachtas(...)

“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(...)

A man walks past a sign  in Dublin calling for the resignations of those who attended the Oireachtas Golf Society event. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

‘To suppress the virus we must all do the same, basic things … avoid places and situations which are crowded … limit your social contacts.” I’m liste(...)

The Station House Hotel in Clifden where the golf dinner was held said  it “wouldn’t do anything to jeopardise the hotel or the people dining”.

The Irish Hotels Federation has said it was awaiting clarification from the Government on updated guidelines for the hosting of functions in hotels an(...)

Members of the Oireachtas Golf Society, including TDs and Senators, were set to be interviewed by gardaí as part of the investigation into a dinner held at a hotel in Co Galway on Wednesday night.

Members of the Oireachtas Golf Society, including TDs and Senators, were set to be interviewed by gardaí as part of the investigation into a dinner he(...)

Dara Calleary resigned as Minister for Agriculture on Friday morning following a political controversy over his attendance at a golfing event on Wednesday. Photograph: Collins

A major political crisis has erupted over a dinner held by the Oireachtas Golf Society that has led to the resignations of the Minister for Agricultur(...)

Barry’s Hotel has 22 metres of frontage to Great Denmark Street , and is located in close proximity to O’Connell Street.

From playing a leading part in the events surrounding the 1916 Rising and the War of Independence to providing the location in more recent times for D(...)

President Michael D Higgins at the GPO in Dublin to mark the 103rd anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins led a commemoration marking the 103rd anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising at the GPO on Dublin’s O’Connell Street on Sun(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross: well-meaning efforts at sparkling banter. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Winston Churchtown’s two-day appearance before the Oireachtas Committee on Un-Olympian Activities was a tour de force. He would be absolutely unanimo(...)

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