Seamus Wolfe

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The Station House Hotel in Clifden, Co Galway,  where the Oireachtas Golf Society dinner was held last Wednesday. Photograph: Hany Marzouk/PA Wire

All through Saturday night into Sunday morning, news bulletins of the BBC World Service were focused on Colombian massacres, the assassination attempt(...)

The Government faces a huge decision on the future of European Commissioner Phil Hogan. File photograph: Getty

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said the EU Commissioner Phil Hogan’s latest apology “definitely helps” but that he needs to “account for himself and explai(...)

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(...)

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(...)

At least two convictions have been secured against motorists so far  this year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A new law to combat dangerous overtaking of cyclists, with stiff fines and penalty points for motorists, is to be introduced next month. Dangerous ov(...)

Hands across the water: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar meets US president Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday. Photograph: Reuters/Jim Young

The one-man brand and US president, Donald Trump, considers himself to be one of the world’s truly great marketers. He has a point. Think of all the n(...)

The Bill had proposed setting a minimum passing distance of up to 1.5 metres between a motorist and a cyclist. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Road safety campaigners have said the Government could learn from the success of British police forces in prosecuting motorists who do not keep a safe(...)

Minister for Education Richard Bruton and Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy make their way back from Derrynane beach in Kerry following a Cabinet meeting in Derrynane House. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Closeted in a snug-fitting room for nearly six hours on a very hot day with no break for lunch, incessant talking and a sun-drenched beach winking at (...)

the Government is expected to agree to insert a new provision in the Constitution enabling the Oireachtas to legislate for abortion, if the amendment is repealed. Photograph: Alan Betson

Eight of the 58 members of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party attended a meeting last night organised to oppose the repeal of the Eighth Amendment to(...)

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