Wednesday February 19, 2020

Former Department of Finance official denies leaking O’Brien’s bank information

Texts between Colm Keaveney and FF leader Martin also emerge

18th February, 2018
Businessman Denis O’Brien claims PR firm Red Flag was involved in a conspiracy against him, which the company has denied Fergal Phillips

A former senior Department of Finance official has strongly rejected allegations by Denis O’Brien that he provided information about the tycoon’s financial affairs to a third party.

Neil Ryan, a former assistant secretary general in the department who was seconded by the state to IBRC, has told O’Brien’s representatives that he did not disclose any confidential information about O’Brien to Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin or the public relations firm Red...

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