Wednesday August 12, 2020

IBRC has coalition tied up in knots

The setting up of a commission of investigation into IBRC is a politically motivated kick to touch

7th June, 2015
Denis O’Brien: an injunction remains in place. Picture: EPA

Where to begin with this most chaotic, confusing and contradictory few days? This whole controversy, unquestionably, reveals an overlapping network of interconnectivity, political crossovers and corporate linkages. Everything relates – and everything is related.

It began with a billionaire protecting his right to banking privacy through the courts, and veered to a constitutional crisis after an elected parliamentarian outflanked an injunction under protection of Dáil privilege.

Catherine Murphy took to the Dáil to...

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