FitzPatrick trial: Investigator admits 'calamitous' error

Under cross-examination by former Anglo boss's barrister, ODCE legal advisor admits documents were shredded

30th January, 2017
FitzPatrick trial: Investigator admits 'calamitous' error
ODCE legal advisor Kevin O’Connell. Picture: Courtpix

Kevin O'Connell - a legal advisor at the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement – admitted destroying a small number of documents after he was cross-examined by FitzPatrick's lawyers when the trial was before a different judge in April 2015.

He told the jury this afternoon: “It was a time of enormous pressure and I made a dreadful mistake which I admitted to.”

FitzPatrick (68) of Whitshed Road, Greystones, denies a total of...

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