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# Phil Hogan

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# golfgate
Phil Hogan ‘paid very high price politically’ for Golfgate controversy – Varadkar
Hogan described Fine Gael as being wrong to go into government following the 2020 General Election.
# golfgate
Former EU Commissioner Phil Hogan was not 'treated like a criminal', says Taoiseach
Micheál Martin says Hogan paid a very heavy price at the time.
# golfgate
Phil Hogan may seek compensation over resignation during golfgate saga
Hogan has spoken to a French newspaper about his interactions with Ursula von der Leyen as the controversy raged.
All time
# Financial Services
Mairead McGuinness confirmed as Ireland's new EU Commissioner
The Fine Gael MEP will replace Phil Hogan, who resigned in the wake of the Golfgate scandal.
# golfgate
Phil Hogan says he was subjected to ‘full-scale attack’ by Taoiseach and Tánaiste
“I didn’t get due process, unlike others,” the former EU Commissioner said in an interview.
# euro star
'More conservative than she appears to be': Who is Mairead McGuinness, Ireland's new EU commissioner?
Ursula von der Leyen said that McGuinness has “significant political experience on EU issues”.
# commission reshuffle
Mairead McGuinness chosen as new European Commissioner for Financial Services as Ireland loses Trade portfolio
Ursula von der Leyen said that McGuinness has “significant political experience on EU issues”.
# Here EU go
Mairead McGuinness and Andrew McDowell named as Ireland's nominees to replace Phil Hogan as EU Commissioner
The government has been discussing the matter for a number of days.
# golfgate
Coalition leaders to resume talks on Phil Hogan's replacement
A number of high-profile names are in the mix.
# essential workers
MEPs ask Taoiseach to allow Covid testing as replacement for quarantine on return to Ireland
Billy Kelleher, Seán Kelly, and Ciarán Cuffe have written to Taoiseach Micheál Martin to ask for MEPs to be treated as essential workers for travel purposes.
# Irish EU commissioner
Simon Coveney not ruling himself out for EU Commissioner post
Former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald has said she is interested in the role.
Three party leaders meet this evening to discuss Phil Hogan's successor
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe have ruled themselves out of the running.
# Phil Hogan
The new commissioner: Who's in the running for Phil Hogan's job - and will Ireland keep the crucial trade portfolio?
Picking a successor could be politically fraught.
# From the Archives
'I know how to take responsibility, in fact I've done it before': It's 25 years since Phil Hogan last resigned
Cast your minds back to 1995.
# eu commish
From Enda's enforcer and the Irish Water 'bogeyman' to a 'bruiser' in Europe: Phil Hogan's decade in the spotlight
Phil Hogan came to the “reluctant conclusion” yesterday that he should step down from his senior EU job.
# Phil Hogan
Von der Leyen says government must propose a woman and a man as candidates to replace Phil Hogan
Phil Hogan resigned as Trade Commissioner last night.
# unrelenting pressure
From a trickle to a torrent: How days of revelations made Phil Hogan's position untenable
The unending revelations from GolfGate took a toll on the trade commissioner.
# golfgate
'The correct course of action': Politicians react to Phil Hogan's resignation as EU Trade Commissioner
Phil Hogan resigned from his role this evening.
# Phil ho-gone
Phil Hogan resigns from his role as EU Trade Commissioner
“Of course I broke no law, I broke no regulations, but I could have adhered better to the guidelines,” he told RTÉ this evening.
# Covid-19
Taoiseach will not 'seek to influence' EU Commission President's decision on Phil Hogan
Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said that the government has lost confidence in the Trade Commissioner.
# Oireachtas Committee
Colm Henry says advice is 'clear' that you must restrict movements for 14 days when arriving from non-Green List country
The issue of Phil Hogan was raised as HSE officials addressed an Oireachtas Committee this morning.
# covid committee
Covid committee: HSE boss to be questioned on clusters in meat plants and re-opening of schools
Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly and Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn will also appear today.
# EU Commissioner
Taoiseach, Tánaiste and Eamon Ryan: 'It is clear' that Phil Hogan breached public health guidelines
Though the government statement says concerns remain about the EU Commissioner’s account, it said that ultimately the decision lies with the European Commission President.
# golfgate
In TV interview, Phil Hogan says he does not accept HSE guidance on restricting movements
Hogan tweeted out tonight that he wanted to clarify he does accept the HSE advice, but didn’t accept an assertion made during the interview.
# Phil Hogan
If you have a negative Covid-19 test, does that mean you don't have to restrict your movements?
It depends on why you got tested: after travelling back from Ireland, or Covid-19 symptoms.
# golfgate
Phil Hogan set for TV interview and expresses hope he can remain as EU Trade Commissioner
Ursula von der Leyen had requested further clarifications from Hogan on the golfgate controversy.
# 21 days later
Timeline: How Phil Hogan spent his time in Ireland and where he travelled to
The EU Commissioner has issued a statement about his movements during his time in Ireland.
# golfgate
Golfgate: Read Phil Hogan's full statement to Ursula von der Leyen on his Irish visit
Hogan has come under increasing pressure to explain his movements to and from the Oireachtas Golf Society event.
# another 72 hours
Timeline: Here's how Phil Hogan's statements about the Golfgate dinner have changed in the past three days
More information about Hogan’s movements has emerged over the weekend.
# golfgate
'Ireland rocked by coronavirus scandal': How the Golfgate controversy made international news
The story made headlines news in the UK, the US, France and Germany.
# Controversy
European Commission president 'seeking clarification' as Phil Hogan hands in his Golfgate report
Last night, it emerged that Hogan was stopped by gardaí while driving to the dinner.
# golfgate
Golfgate: Phil Hogan was stopped by gardaí in Kildare for using mobile phone while driving
Hogan travelled to Kildare while it was under localised lockdown, on his way to Co Galway.
# golfgate
Golfgate: Taoiseach and Tánaiste ask Phil Hogan to ‘consider his position’ as EU Commissioner
They said in a statement tonight that Hogan needs “to give a full account and explanations of his actions”.
# golfgate
Phil Hogan 'regrets and apologises' for attendance at golfing event after public outcry
Taoiseach Micheál Martin had called on Hogan to offer a ‘meaningful response’.
# golfgate
Irish Hotels Federation says it sought Department advice on indoor gatherings prior to golf event
The organisation is “expecting additional guidance on urgent points of clarification early next week”.
# Controversy
Phil Hogan 'left Kildare two days before localised lockdown', says spokesperson
The EU Commissioner is based in Belgium, which is not on Ireland’s travel ‘green list’.
# both sides now
Phil Hogan hopeful of Brexit deal but says the ball is in the UK's court
The fourth round of Brexit trade talks ended a day early this week.
# Staying Put
Phil Hogan pulls out from race to take top World Trade Organisation job
Phil Hogan, Ireland’s EU Trade Commissioner, announced the decision this morning.
# big phil goes global
Phil Hogan confirms he's looking to run for the top job in the WTO
A departure by Hogan from the European Commission to the WTO would mean Ireland would have to nominate another commissioner.
# EU Trade Commissioner
UK is showing 'no real sign' they want Brexit trade talks to succeed, says Phil Hogan
“I hope I am wrong, but I don’t think so,” the EU trade commissioner said.