Irish Times may face new legal move from tribunal

A contempt-of-court order may be sought by Judge Alan Mahon against The Irish Times as part of his ongoing battle with the media and the publication of ‘‘confidential tribunal information.”

30th September, 2006

A contempt-of-court order may be sought by Judge Alan Mahon against The Irish Times as part of his ongoing battle with the media and the publication of ‘‘confidential tribunal information.”

Irish Times editor Geraldine Kennedy and journalist Colm Keena appeared before the Tribunal last Friday and mounted a defence of ‘‘important public interest,” for their publication of an article about payments by businessmen to Bertie Ahern in the early 1990s....

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