The businessman and the politician

The long-delayed Moriarty report casts both Michael Lowry and Denis O’Brien in an unflattering light, but we still don’t quite know the full story of exactly what went on

26th March, 2011
The businessman and the politician
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Fourteen years after beginning its inquiry into events that originated in 1995,we now have a High Court judge’s assessment, findings and conclusions of events that took place around the most lucrative licence ever awarded by the state.

Ironically, it has proved to be one of the most lucrative awards ever, perhaps overshadowed only by the exploration licence that resulted in the Corrib gas find.

Yet it is extraordinary that, while we have Mr...

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