Tuesday October 27, 2020

Chief Justice ‘seriously concerned’ after Séamus Woulfe meeting postponed again

Frank Clarke said he will ‘make alternative arrangements’ to communicate his views if the meeting with the Supreme Court judge does not go ahead on Thursday

13th October, 2020
Phil Hogan, former EU Commissioner, left and Seamus Woulfe, the Supreme Court judge. Woulfe has previously apologised for any unintentional breach of Covid-19 guidelines at a Golf dinner in Clifden in August. Hogan resigned following the event. Picture: Rollingnews.ie

The Chief Justice has “reluctantly” postponed his meeting with Justice Séamus Woulfe for a third and final time, and is “seriously concerned” about the damage now being caused by the prolonged process.

The two Supreme Court judges were due to meet today, following the publication of former Chief Justice Susan Denham’s report into Justice Woulfe’s attendance at the Oireachtas Golf Society’s dinner in August....

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