O’Brien vs the Post: Week three

Former Sunday Business Post editor Ian Kehoe was the final witness in tycoon Denis O’Brien’s High Court defamation case over a 2015 article

24th February, 2019
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Denis O’Brien arriving at the Four Courts in Dublin last Wednesday

‘I would happily publish this article again in the morning. I stand over it,” Ian Kehoe, the former editor of The Sunday Business Post, told the High Court jury last Thursday.

Under cross-examination about a front page splash the newspaper ran on March 15, 2015 headlined ‘22 men and €26 billion’, Kehoe told lawyers for Denis O’Brien that the piece was not about the businessman, who he described as “Ireland’s richest man”, or...

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