Denis O’Brien behind ‘chocolate’ tribunal ads

An ad placed in a national newspaper last Friday that drew attention to the multimillion euro earnings of lawyers involved in the Moriarty Tribunal were placed by businessman Denis O’Brien.

18th July, 2009

An ad placed in a national newspaper last Friday that drew attention to the multimillion euro earnings of lawyers involved in the Moriarty Tribunal were placed by businessman Denis O’Brien.

The telecommunications billionaire was at the centre of the tribunal’s investigation into the awarding of a second mobile phone licence to Esat Digifone by then communications minister Michael Lowry in 1996. O’Brien has been very critical of the cost of the tribunal thus...

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