Woulfe crisis shows that sorry is sometimes the hardest word

With Séamus Woulfe unwilling to resign over Golfgate, the only question left is whether or not he should be removed as a judge

15th November, 2020
Woulfe crisis shows that sorry is sometimes the hardest word
If Judge Seamus Woulfe had given a meaningful apology at the beginning of the Golfgate debacle, he would likely still be hearing cases in the Supreme Court now

The sad thing is that the crisis resulting from the attendance of Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe at the Golfgate dinner in Clifden could have been avoided. If the Supreme Court judge had given a meaningful apology at the beginning, recognising that this had been a mistake rather than blaming the media and refusing to see any problem, he would now, in all likelihood, be sitting on the bench in the Hugh Kennedy courtroom, hearing cases....

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