Wednesday August 12, 2020

Elaine Byrne: A painful case that took years to unwind

Adrian Hardiman called it unique and unprecedented in the history of the state. He was right

20th March, 2016
The Moriarty Tribunal took place in Dublin Castle Pic: RollingNews.ie

The Moriarty Tribunal terms of reference sought recommendations on the reform of political funding, company law, revenue matters, regulation of banks and tribunals of inquiry. This has mostly been achieved.

The Central Bank Reform Act 2010, Political Funding Act 2012 and the Companies Act 2014 have accounted for most of the recommendations. The proposals to reform tribunals may be redundant as Commissions of Investigation are now the preferred apparatus. The Fine Gael-Labour coalition went further...

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