The week in business

A look behind the stories with Róisín Burke

28th February, 2016
Lorraine Sweeney: suing two executives who signed off Clerys’ accounts before its controversial saleFeargal Ward

F ormer finance minister Ruairi Quinn once described Lorraine Sweeney as the most effective lobbyist he ever came across, when she chaired the Small Firms Association and came in to lobby pre-budget. That was some years ago, but the businesswoman has lost little of her determination.

“We have served civil bills on two of the directors of Gordon Brothers, the two principals of OCS,” she tells me.

OCS Operations was the company that...

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