Seamus Woulfe

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Minister for Health Simon Harris during the Irish Times Women’s Podcast on Monday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A cross-party consensus has emerged to pass legislation to reform Ireland’s abortion laws through the Oireachtas much more quickly than had been antic(...)

The bill ‘will remove the risk of political patronage’, says Shane Ross. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Transport Shane Ross’s long stalled proposals to reform the way judges are appointed are set to be finally passed through the Dáil follow(...)

Speaking after a Cabinet meeting on Friday afternoon, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar insisted he first became aware of three memos circulated to HSE management in 2016 on the background to cervical screening audit findings. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has apologised to the women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy but admitted words cannot ease the anguish these women ar(...)

Simon Harris, Minister for Health: A review team established by Mr Harris assessed each of the 206 cases over the weekend. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The Government is considering launching a statutory inquiry into the failure of the State’s national cervical cancer screening programme to inform wom(...)

Charlie Flanagan: he said he was not opposed to the principle outlined by Sinn Féin

Legislation championed by Minister for Transport Shane Ross to reform the way judges are appointed is in peril after Sinn Féin threatened to pull its (...)

Attorney General Séamus Woulfe. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The attorney general is to be put back on the new commission to appoint judges, in changes made to the Judicial Appointments Commission Bill. The chan(...)

 Mr Justice Michael Moriarty. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Attorney General has led tributes to Mr Justice Michael Moriarty as he sat for the last time on Monday as a High Court judge. Attorney General Se(...)

Attorney General: Séamus Woulfe at the Victims’ Directive conference in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Attorney General Séamus Woulfe has urged lawyers to drop “gobbledegook” legal jargon to make the criminal-justice system less intimidating. Courts ha(...)

President Michael D Higgins with Attorney General Séamus Woulfe after the members of the new Cabinet received their seals of office last year. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Flann O’Brien has a character in one of his novels, a policeman, who had spent so much time on the saddle of a bicycle that the molecules of the saddl(...)

Shane Ross: “This Bill will get through in one form or another”

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has indicated that he expects legislation on judicial appointments to be passed through the Oireachtas by the summer(...)

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