Taoiseach and Tanaiste accused of damaging the country's national interest by calling on Phil Hogan to resign

Former EU Commissioner Phil Hogan stepped down from his role after attending the controversial Golfgate event in Galway.


The Taoiseach and Tanaiste have been accused of damaging the country's national interest by calling on EU Commissioner PHil Hogan to resign.

Fianna Fail's Jim O'Callaghan says the two party leaders should have considered the consequences of their actions before calling for him to consider his position.

Ireland now looks likely to lose the key trade portfolio in a reshuffle of Commissioners.

Deputy O'Callaghan says the government did not think their strategy through.

 

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