Supreme Court dismisses O'Brien appeal on Dáil statements

O’Brien was appealing a High Court ruling in a case he had taken against the Dáil’s Committee on Procedures and Privileges

5th March, 2019
Supreme Court dismisses O'Brien appeal on Dáil statements
Businessman Denis O'Brien

Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty and Social Democrat TD Catherine Murphy have welcomed a Supreme Court decision in a case taken by businessman Denis O’Brien.

O’Brien was appealing a High Court ruling in a case he had taken against the Dáil’s Committee on Procedures and Privileges. The Supreme Court, sitting in Galway, dismissed the appeal.

The High Court ruled in 2017 that statements made in...

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