Silencing of Murphy stifles a public debate

Matters of great importance can take time to be fully understood. For months now, the circumstances in which a company called Siteserv was sold to the billionaire media and telecoms tycoon Denis O’Brien has been the subject of discussion in the press

31st May, 2015

Deputy Catherine Murphy has been a very active participant in the discussion of both issues in the Dáil. On Friday, a spokesman for Denis O’Brien claimed that Deputy Murphy was “peddling lies” in the Dáil in her statements about his client’s financial affairs. This is a very serious allegation to make, but it is one O’Brien’s spokesman is certainly entitled to make – if it is true. Deputy Murphy is standing by her statements....

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