‘It’s a matter for the judges to sort out. We shouldn’t stick our noses into it’

The Supreme Court judges have backed themselves into a corner over Seamus Woulfe, and they need the help of the politicians to get them out of it – which doesn’t seem likely

15th November, 2020
‘It’s a matter for the judges to sort out. We shouldn’t stick our noses into it’
Séamus Woulfe: it seems as though the Supreme Court justice still has a foot in the door Picture: Collins

Before last year’s All-Ireland football final between Dublin and Kerry, some TDs spotted Séamus Woulfe in Croke Park. He was wearing his Dublin jersey and drinking a pint. It struck them as a sign of how down to earth he was, despite his elevated position as attorney general to the government.

Now Woulfe holds another elevated position as a judge in the Supreme Court, and TDs and senators are being asked...

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