September 26, 2020
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Taoiseach Micheál Martin, Tanaiste Leo Varadkar and Green Party leader Eamon Ryan tonight issued an extraordinary joint statement criticising the EU Commissionr Phil Hogan, saying it is clear the Kilkenny man breached public health guidelines. Mr Hogan has been in the eye of a public storm after it emerged he attended an Oireachtas Golf Club […]
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Pressure has mounted on Ireland’s EU Commissioner – former Kilkenny TD Phil Hogan – after it emerged he was stopped by gardaí for using his mobile phone while driving in Kildare on his way to the controversial golf society dinner in county Galway. His spokesperson confirmed to RTÉ that the incident happened while Mr Hogan was […]
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Ireland’s EU Commissioner – Kilkenny’s Phil Hogan – has offered his “fulsome and profound” apology for attending a controversial golf event in breach of Covid-19 regulations. However, Mr Hogan made no mention that he intended standing down from his €330,000 EU role in a statement issued a short time ago, despite calls from Taoiseach
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Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Tánaiste Leo Varadkar have asked former Kilkenny TD Phil Hogan to “consider his position” as EU Commissioner after he attended this week’s controversial Oireachtas Golf Society dinner in breach of Covid-19 regulations. A Government spokesperson said in a statement: “The Taoiseach and the Tánaiste did speak with the Commissioner today and […]
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The Government has promised to improve CervicalCheck Screening and get a tribunal into the scandal up and running, following a scathing attack over the weekend from Kilkenny’s cancer campaigner, Vicky Phelan. In an article in the Sunday Independent, Ms Phelan said she wanted “action, change and accountability” over the CervicalCheck scandal. Writing the piece in […]