Moriarty: legal battles ahead

The issue of the awarding of tribunal costs, possible criminal charges, a Criminal Assets Bureau investigation and a possible High Court challenge to the tribunal’s findings show that this saga is not over yet, writes Pat Leahy, Political Editor

2nd April, 2011

The lengthy Dáil debate on the Moriarty Tribunal and the motion of censure on the independent TD Michael Lowry last week brings to an end the political phase of the fallout from the startling report by the tribunal judge. But that’s not the end of the story by any means.

There are several legal avenues down which the Moriarty saga could now trundle. None lends itself to a speedy resolution.


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