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Séamus Woulfe appointment: Varadkar told justice minister that Woulfe would make a good judge

Séamus Woulfe appointment: Varadkar told justice minister that Woulfe would make a good judge

The justice minister said Leo Varadkar told her that Séamus Woulfe would make a “good judge,” while defending her handling of his appointment to the Supreme Co [...]

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Cabinet only given Séamus Woulfe’s name for Supreme Court job

Cabinet only given Séamus Woulfe’s name for Supreme Court job

Leo Varadkar has said he did not know the names of the other candidates for the vacancy on the Supreme Court before Séamus Woulfe was appointed.The tánaiste sa [...]

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Seth Tillman: Court of public opinion offers Séamus Woulfe no justice

Seth Tillman: Court of public opinion offers Séamus Woulfe no justice

This is what the Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe did not do; he did not take a bribe, he did not use his official position or government property to break th [...]

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Judges tell Séamus Woulfe: ‘We’re not happy to sit with you’

Judges tell Séamus Woulfe: ‘We’re not happy to sit with you’

A delegation of Supreme Court judges has told Séamus Woulfe not all his colleagues are happy to sit with him on cases, following publication of the report abou [...]

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Time for Mr Séamus Woulfe to show judgment by stepping down

Time for Mr Séamus Woulfe to show judgment by stepping down

At the end of August, we wrote that “firing” Séamus Woulfe from the Supreme Court for attending the Oireachtas Golf Society event in Clifden would lower the ba [...]

Read full article: Time for Mr Séamus Woulfe to show judgme...→
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‘Too early to tell’ if motion to impeach Supreme Court judge Mr Justice Woulfe will pass

‘Too early to tell’ if motion to impeach Supreme Court judge Mr Justice Woulfe will pass

A TD has said it is “too early to tell” if his motion to impeach Séamus Woulfe will be passed, despite the government saying that it will take no further actio [...]

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Taoiseach denounces claims of attorney-general appointment link to Woulfe controversy

Taoiseach denounces claims of attorney-general appointment link to Woulfe controversy

Micheál Martin has rejected suggestions that the appointment of the attorney-general was linked to that of Séamus Woulfe to the Supreme Court.Mary Lou McDonald [...]

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Editorial: Supreme Court suffers lapse of judgment on its own affairs

Editorial: Supreme Court suffers lapse of judgment on its own affairs

Who would have believed, last August, that there would be a pre-Christmas surge of sympathy for the Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe? He had just attended the [...]

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Woulfe must resign, or authority is sunk

Woulfe must resign, or authority is sunk

The judge Séamus Woulfe suffers from poor judgment and should resign (“Woulfe hits out at government over Golfgate”, News, last week). It is not so much the le [...]

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Séamus Woulfe hits out at government over Golfgate ‘chaos and confusion’

Séamus Woulfe hits out at government over Golfgate ‘chaos and confusion’

Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe criticised both the taoiseach and the tanaiste in the private interview he gave to a review team examining his involvement in [...]

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Judges looked to redact Séamus Woulfe comments

Judges looked to redact Séamus Woulfe comments

Some judges on the Judicial Council wanted to redact Séamus Woulfe’s criticisms about members of the government from the transcript of his interview with Susan [...]

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Sinn Féin to force debate on Supreme Court appointment as only Séamus Woulfe’s name was put forward

Sinn Féin to force debate on Supreme Court appointment as only Séamus Woulfe’s name was put forward

Sinn Féin has confirmed it will force a debate on the appointment of Séamus Woulfe to the Supreme Court in the Dáil, if the justice minister does not do so her [...]

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Golfgate: Oireachtas has path to impeach Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe over golf dinner scandal, says constitutional expert

Golfgate: Oireachtas has path to impeach Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe over golf dinner scandal, says constitutional expert

The Oireachtas has a plausible path to impeaching Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe from the Supreme Court over the fallout sparked by his attendance of a controversial [...]

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Coronavirus in Ireland: Woulfe controversy ‘highlights chummy links between politicians and judges’

Coronavirus in Ireland: Woulfe controversy ‘highlights chummy links between politicians and judges’

The controversy around Séamus Woulfe highlights issues about a “chummy” relationship between judges and politicians, a prominent law lecturer has said.Eoin Dal [...]

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Ireland's chief justice awaits Séamus Woulfe golf dinner report

Ireland's chief justice awaits Séamus Woulfe golf dinner report

Frank Clarke, the chief justice, is still awaiting a report on the attendance of Séamus Woulfe, a Supreme Court judge, at the Oireachtas golf dinner on August [...]

Read full article: Ireland's chief justice awaits Séamus Wo...→
Séamus Woulfe appointment: Varadkar told justice minister that Woulfe would make a good judge

Séamus Woulfe appointment: Varadkar told justice minister that Woulfe would make a good judge

The justice minister said Leo Varadkar told her that Séamus Woulfe would make a “good judge,” while defending her handling of his appointment to the Supreme Co [...]

Read full article: Séamus Woulfe appointment: Varadkar told...→
Judges looked to redact Séamus Woulfe comments

Judges looked to redact Séamus Woulfe comments

Some judges on the Judicial Council wanted to redact Séamus Woulfe’s criticisms about members of the government from the transcript of his interview with Susan [...]

Read full article: Judges looked to redact Séamus Woulfe co...→
Taoiseach denounces claims of attorney-general appointment link to Woulfe controversy

Taoiseach denounces claims of attorney-general appointment link to Woulfe controversy

Micheál Martin has rejected suggestions that the appointment of the attorney-general was linked to that of Séamus Woulfe to the Supreme Court.Mary Lou McDonald [...]

Read full article: Taoiseach denounces claims of attorney-g...→
Seth Tillman: Court of public opinion offers Séamus Woulfe no justice

Seth Tillman: Court of public opinion offers Séamus Woulfe no justice

This is what the Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe did not do; he did not take a bribe, he did not use his official position or government property to break th [...]

Read full article: Seth Tillman: Court of public opinion of...→
Golfgate: Oireachtas has path to impeach Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe over golf dinner scandal, says constitutional expert

Golfgate: Oireachtas has path to impeach Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe over golf dinner scandal, says constitutional expert

The Oireachtas has a plausible path to impeaching Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe from the Supreme Court over the fallout sparked by his attendance of a controversial [...]

Read full article: Golfgate: Oireachtas has path to impeach...→
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Woulfe must resign, or authority is sunk

Woulfe must resign, or authority is sunk

The judge Séamus Woulfe suffers from poor judgment and should resign (“Woulfe hits out at government over Golfgate”, News, last week). It is not so much the le [...]

Read full article: Woulfe must resign, or authority is sunk...→
Time for Mr Séamus Woulfe to show judgment by stepping down

Time for Mr Séamus Woulfe to show judgment by stepping down

At the end of August, we wrote that “firing” Séamus Woulfe from the Supreme Court for attending the Oireachtas Golf Society event in Clifden would lower the ba [...]

Read full article: Time for Mr Séamus Woulfe to show judgme...→
  • #Séamus Woulfe
Ireland's chief justice awaits Séamus Woulfe golf dinner report

Ireland's chief justice awaits Séamus Woulfe golf dinner report

Frank Clarke, the chief justice, is still awaiting a report on the attendance of Séamus Woulfe, a Supreme Court judge, at the Oireachtas golf dinner on August [...]

Read full article: Ireland's chief justice awaits Séamus Wo...→
‘Too early to tell’ if motion to impeach Supreme Court judge Mr Justice Woulfe will pass

‘Too early to tell’ if motion to impeach Supreme Court judge Mr Justice Woulfe will pass

A TD has said it is “too early to tell” if his motion to impeach Séamus Woulfe will be passed, despite the government saying that it will take no further actio [...]

Read full article: ‘Too early to tell’ if motion to impeach...→
Cabinet only given Séamus Woulfe’s name for Supreme Court job

Cabinet only given Séamus Woulfe’s name for Supreme Court job

Leo Varadkar has said he did not know the names of the other candidates for the vacancy on the Supreme Court before Séamus Woulfe was appointed.The tánaiste sa [...]

Read full article: Cabinet only given Séamus Woulfe’s name ...→
Sinn Féin to force debate on Supreme Court appointment as only Séamus Woulfe’s name was put forward

Sinn Féin to force debate on Supreme Court appointment as only Séamus Woulfe’s name was put forward

Sinn Féin has confirmed it will force a debate on the appointment of Séamus Woulfe to the Supreme Court in the Dáil, if the justice minister does not do so her [...]

Read full article: Sinn Féin to force debate on Supreme Cou...→
Editorial: Supreme Court suffers lapse of judgment on its own affairs

Editorial: Supreme Court suffers lapse of judgment on its own affairs

Who would have believed, last August, that there would be a pre-Christmas surge of sympathy for the Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe? He had just attended the [...]

Read full article: Editorial: Supreme Court suffers lapse o...→
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Judges tell Séamus Woulfe: ‘We’re not happy to sit with you’

Judges tell Séamus Woulfe: ‘We’re not happy to sit with you’

A delegation of Supreme Court judges has told Séamus Woulfe not all his colleagues are happy to sit with him on cases, following publication of the report abou [...]

Read full article: Judges tell Séamus Woulfe: ‘We’re not ha...→
  • #Séamus Woulfe
Coronavirus in Ireland: Woulfe controversy ‘highlights chummy links between politicians and judges’

Coronavirus in Ireland: Woulfe controversy ‘highlights chummy links between politicians and judges’

The controversy around Séamus Woulfe highlights issues about a “chummy” relationship between judges and politicians, a prominent law lecturer has said.Eoin Dal [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Woulfe controver...→
Séamus Woulfe hits out at government over Golfgate ‘chaos and confusion’

Séamus Woulfe hits out at government over Golfgate ‘chaos and confusion’

Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe criticised both the taoiseach and the tanaiste in the private interview he gave to a review team examining his involvement in [...]

Read full article: Séamus Woulfe hits out at government ove...→
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Séamus Woulfe appointment: Varadkar told justice minister that Woulfe would make a good judge

Séamus Woulfe appointment: Varadkar told justice minister that Woulfe would make a good judge

The justice minister said Leo Varadkar told her that Séamus Woulfe would make a “good judge,” while defending her handling of his appointment to the Supreme Co [...]

Read full article: Séamus Woulfe appointment: Varadkar told...→
‘Too early to tell’ if motion to impeach Supreme Court judge Mr Justice Woulfe will pass

‘Too early to tell’ if motion to impeach Supreme Court judge Mr Justice Woulfe will pass

A TD has said it is “too early to tell” if his motion to impeach Séamus Woulfe will be passed, despite the government saying that it will take no further actio [...]

Read full article: ‘Too early to tell’ if motion to impeach...→
Judges looked to redact Séamus Woulfe comments

Judges looked to redact Séamus Woulfe comments

Some judges on the Judicial Council wanted to redact Séamus Woulfe’s criticisms about members of the government from the transcript of his interview with Susan [...]

Read full article: Judges looked to redact Séamus Woulfe co...→
Cabinet only given Séamus Woulfe’s name for Supreme Court job

Cabinet only given Séamus Woulfe’s name for Supreme Court job

Leo Varadkar has said he did not know the names of the other candidates for the vacancy on the Supreme Court before Séamus Woulfe was appointed.The tánaiste sa [...]

Read full article: Cabinet only given Séamus Woulfe’s name ...→
Taoiseach denounces claims of attorney-general appointment link to Woulfe controversy

Taoiseach denounces claims of attorney-general appointment link to Woulfe controversy

Micheál Martin has rejected suggestions that the appointment of the attorney-general was linked to that of Séamus Woulfe to the Supreme Court.Mary Lou McDonald [...]

Read full article: Taoiseach denounces claims of attorney-g...→
Sinn Féin to force debate on Supreme Court appointment as only Séamus Woulfe’s name was put forward

Sinn Féin to force debate on Supreme Court appointment as only Séamus Woulfe’s name was put forward

Sinn Féin has confirmed it will force a debate on the appointment of Séamus Woulfe to the Supreme Court in the Dáil, if the justice minister does not do so her [...]

Read full article: Sinn Féin to force debate on Supreme Cou...→
Seth Tillman: Court of public opinion offers Séamus Woulfe no justice

Seth Tillman: Court of public opinion offers Séamus Woulfe no justice

This is what the Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe did not do; he did not take a bribe, he did not use his official position or government property to break th [...]

Read full article: Seth Tillman: Court of public opinion of...→
Editorial: Supreme Court suffers lapse of judgment on its own affairs

Editorial: Supreme Court suffers lapse of judgment on its own affairs

Who would have believed, last August, that there would be a pre-Christmas surge of sympathy for the Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe? He had just attended the [...]

Read full article: Editorial: Supreme Court suffers lapse o...→
  • #Séamus Woulfe
Golfgate: Oireachtas has path to impeach Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe over golf dinner scandal, says constitutional expert

Golfgate: Oireachtas has path to impeach Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe over golf dinner scandal, says constitutional expert

The Oireachtas has a plausible path to impeaching Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe from the Supreme Court over the fallout sparked by his attendance of a controversial [...]

Read full article: Golfgate: Oireachtas has path to impeach...→
  • #Séamus Woulfe
Judges tell Séamus Woulfe: ‘We’re not happy to sit with you’

Judges tell Séamus Woulfe: ‘We’re not happy to sit with you’

A delegation of Supreme Court judges has told Séamus Woulfe not all his colleagues are happy to sit with him on cases, following publication of the report abou [...]

Read full article: Judges tell Séamus Woulfe: ‘We’re not ha...→
  • #Séamus Woulfe
Woulfe must resign, or authority is sunk

Woulfe must resign, or authority is sunk

The judge Séamus Woulfe suffers from poor judgment and should resign (“Woulfe hits out at government over Golfgate”, News, last week). It is not so much the le [...]

Read full article: Woulfe must resign, or authority is sunk...→
Coronavirus in Ireland: Woulfe controversy ‘highlights chummy links between politicians and judges’

Coronavirus in Ireland: Woulfe controversy ‘highlights chummy links between politicians and judges’

The controversy around Séamus Woulfe highlights issues about a “chummy” relationship between judges and politicians, a prominent law lecturer has said.Eoin Dal [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Woulfe controver...→
Time for Mr Séamus Woulfe to show judgment by stepping down

Time for Mr Séamus Woulfe to show judgment by stepping down

At the end of August, we wrote that “firing” Séamus Woulfe from the Supreme Court for attending the Oireachtas Golf Society event in Clifden would lower the ba [...]

Read full article: Time for Mr Séamus Woulfe to show judgme...→
  • #Séamus Woulfe
Séamus Woulfe hits out at government over Golfgate ‘chaos and confusion’

Séamus Woulfe hits out at government over Golfgate ‘chaos and confusion’

Supreme Court judge Séamus Woulfe criticised both the taoiseach and the tanaiste in the private interview he gave to a review team examining his involvement in [...]

Read full article: Séamus Woulfe hits out at government ove...→
  • #Séamus Woulfe
Ireland's chief justice awaits Séamus Woulfe golf dinner report

Ireland's chief justice awaits Séamus Woulfe golf dinner report

Frank Clarke, the chief justice, is still awaiting a report on the attendance of Séamus Woulfe, a Supreme Court judge, at the Oireachtas golf dinner on August [...]

Read full article: Ireland's chief justice awaits Séamus Wo...→