Minister lobbied over Lansdowne row

Entrepreneur Denis O’Brien and former government press secretary PJ Mara have met Minister for Sport John O’Donoghue on behalf of Wanderers Rugby Club in an effort to resolve its dispute with the IRFU over the redevelopment of Lansdowne Road.

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Ian Kehoe

18th February, 2006

Entrepreneur Denis O’Brien and former government press secretary PJ Mara have met Minister for Sport John O’Donoghue on behalf of Wanderers Rugby Club in an effort to resolve its dispute with the IRFU over the redevelopment of Lansdowne Road.

A delegation from Wanderers, headed by club president Ian Burns, met O’Donoghue in recent weeks. The meeting was arranged by Mara on behalf of Wanderers and was attended by O’Brien, who is...

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