Paudie Coffey

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John Horan: became the first GAA president to address either house of the Oireachtas. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Leinster House is covered in protective screens, as refurbishment on the parliament building continues. They provide an opportune canvas for proclaimi(...)

Senator Paudie Coffey leaving the Four Courts after the jury failed to reach a verdict in his High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

Both sides in the Paudie Coffey defamation case against the Kilkenny People are now faced with difficult “double or quits” type decisions following th(...)

Paudie Coffey pictured at the Four Courts last Friday. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A jury has failed to reach a verdict in a defamation case taken by Fine Gael politician Paudie Coffey. A retrial may now occur with the legal costs to(...)

Fine Gael senator Paudie Coffey  is pictured at the Four Courts during his  High Court defamation action. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The editor of the Kilkenny People has told the High Court he decided to put the headline ‘Coffey the Robber’ on an allegedly defamatory article about (...)

Neans McSweeney, whose McSweeney Media provides services to Minister of State John Paul Phelan, is pictured at the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A public relations consultant who came up with the idea of comparing a politician to an 18th century highwayman in a press release has told the High C(...)

John Paul Phelan pictured leaving court on Friday  after giving evidence during the second week of a High Court action taken by his Fine Gael colleague Senator Paudie Coffey. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Fine Gael TD who issued a press release containing comments subsequently published by a Kilkenny newspaper and which are at the centre of a defamati(...)

Paudie Coffey, pictured leaving the Four Courts on Thursday after   his High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

An adviser to Paudie Coffey has told the High Court he discussed the benefits of having a minister in the former Fine Gael TD’s constituency with Enda(...)

Senator Paudie Coffey, pictured leaving the Four Courts on Tuesday. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Fine Gael TD will say he was “astonished” that fellow party member and Senator Paudie Coffey is suing for defamation over a newspaper article, a Hig(...)

Senator Paudie Coffey: had asked the paper, through his lawyers, to retract, apologise and offer redress. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Senator who claims he was defamed in a newspaper story which he says called him a highway robber made a decision to sue rather than make a complaint(...)

Fine Gael senator Paudie Coffey (left) and Labour TD Alan Kelly are  pictured leaving the Four Courts on Thursday. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Fine Gael senator has told the High Court that “for the rest of my life my name is garbage” as a result of a local newspaper article which compared (...)

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