Tuesday May 26, 2020

What the Oireachtas Committee should ask the FAI

There will be ‘tough questions, but due process’, says Fergus O’Dowd, ahead of the FAI’s appearance on Wednesday

7th April, 2019
John Delaney. Picture: Getty

‘It’s about playing the ball, not the man”.

So said Fergus O’Dowd when asked what the lightning rod issues are ahead of the grilling of executives from the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) by the Oireachtas Committee on Tourism, Transport and Sport on Wednesday.

The association’s former chief executive, John Delaney, has been at the eye of a storm of controversy since news emerged of his unexplained loan to...

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