Last Thursday morning, the Taoiseach made a 15-minute statement of robust intent. But the discrepancies it contained may be his undoing, writes Ian Kehoe.
When Taoiseach Bertie Ahern fired his opening salvo at the Mahon Tribunal last Thursday morning, little did the tribunal lawyers realise that it would provide them with some hard ammunition of their own.
By reading a 15-minute statement into the record, Ahern was hoping to send out a strong and emphatic...
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