Phil Hogan

‘Government must put national interest above party politics’ – Macra

‘Government must put national interest above party politics’ – Macra

The government is being called on to “put the national interest above party politics” in selecting nominees to replace former...

August 28, 2020

‘We have to put forward someone of highest calibre – not just someone loyal’ – Kelly

‘We have to put forward someone of highest calibre – not just someone loyal’ – Kelly

If Ireland is to retain the European Commission trade portfolio, the government “will have to put forward someone who is...

August 27, 2020

Green Party MEPs welcome Hogan’s ‘necessary’ resignation

Green Party MEPs welcome Hogan’s ‘necessary’ resignation

Irish Green Party MEPs have welcomed Phil Hogan’s “necessary” resignation from the position of European Commissioner for Trade. MEP for...

August 27, 2020

‘The controversy would distract from my work’ – Hogan

‘The controversy would distract from my work’ – Hogan

Phil Hogan has resigned from his position as European Commissioner for Trade. This follows on from the mounting fallout from...

August 26, 2020

Phil Hogan resigns as European Commissioner for Trade

Phil Hogan resigns as European Commissioner for Trade

It is understood that European Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan will resign from his role this evening (Wednesday, August 26)....

August 26, 2020

‘It is clear that Hogan breached guidelines’ – coalition leaders

‘It is clear that Hogan breached guidelines’ – coalition leaders

The leaders of the three parties in the coalition government have said that it is “clear that breaches of public...

August 26, 2020

Phil Hogan: ‘I broke no regulations, in my view’

Phil Hogan: ‘I broke no regulations, in my view’

Under-fire European Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan told RTÉ this evening (Tuesday, August 25) that he has made “big mistakes” in...

August 25, 2020

Hogan publishes timeline of travel while in Ireland

Hogan publishes timeline of travel while in Ireland

European Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan has issued a memorandum to commission President Ursula von der Leyen on his movements...

August 25, 2020

‘Ming’ Flanagan: ‘Phil Hogan is not indispensable’

‘Ming’ Flanagan: ‘Phil Hogan is not indispensable’

“If you are a beef farmer and you are looking at him trying to import 100,000t of untraceable beef from...

August 25, 2020

Poll results: Do you agree with how readers voted on Phil Hogan’s future?

Poll results: Do you agree with how readers voted on Phil Hogan’s future?

The European Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan is facing mounting pressure to resign from his role, following his attendance at...

August 25, 2020

Cullinan meets Taoiseach to discuss Calleary and Hogan

Cullinan meets Taoiseach to discuss Calleary and Hogan

The president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has met with the Taoiseach (and acting Minister for Agriculture, Food and...

August 25, 2020

‘The trade portfolio is simply too important to lose’ – ICSA on Phil Hogan

‘The trade portfolio is simply too important to lose’ – ICSA on Phil Hogan

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has expressed concerns over the possibility of Ireland losing the EU trade...

August 24, 2020

Poll: Should Phil Hogan resign from his role as European Commissioner for Trade?

Poll: Should Phil Hogan resign from his role as European Commissioner for Trade?

The European Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan is facing mounting pressure to resign from his role, following his attendance at...

August 24, 2020

‘Phil Hogan is not above the rest of us’ – Tóibín

‘Phil Hogan is not above the rest of us’ – Tóibín

“Some are running a narrative that we should maintain the commissioner for the sake of Brexit. But I ask –...

August 24, 2020

‘National interest dictates that Hogan must remain’ – ICMSA

‘National interest dictates that Hogan must remain’ – ICMSA

A spokesperson for EU Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan has told RTÉ that he will not be resigning from his position...

August 23, 2020

‘I complied fully’ with quarantine rules – Hogan

‘I complied fully’ with quarantine rules – Hogan

EU Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan is facing mounting criticism for his attendance at the Oireachtas Golf Society event, despite...

August 21, 2020

Upcoming agri challenges to fore as ministers hold talks with Hogan and Poots

Upcoming agri challenges to fore as ministers hold talks with Hogan and Poots

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Barry Cowen met via video conference with European Commissioner for Trade, Phil Hogan,...

July 8, 2020

Hogan withdraws from race to replace WTO director general

Hogan withdraws from race to replace WTO director general

European Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan has announced his intention to withdraw his candidacy from the selection of nominees seeking...

June 29, 2020