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Shunning O'Brien could be problematic for Kenny

The government is heading into very strange and uneasy territory when it comes to Denis O'Brien, writes Richard Curran.

31st March, 2012
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Aside from O'Brien, who else should make the government's avoidance list?

The government is heading into very strange and uneasy territory when it comes to Denis O'Brien.

Public expenditure minister Brendan Howlin talked last week about the need for consequences arising from adverse findings at tribunals of inquiry. He was talking after O'Brien was pictured standing at the podium at the New York Stock Exchange while Taoiseach Enda Kenny was ringing the opening bell on his recent visit to the US.

Kenny's defence appears to be...

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