Wednesday June 3, 2020

McDowell responds to O’Brien attack

7th June, 2015

Former attorney general and Minister for Justice Michael McDowell has responded to an attack on his motivation for defending independent TD Catherine Murphy and her rights to Oireachtas privilege by the billionaire tycoon Denis O’Brien.

The media and telecoms mogul in an opinion column last week in the Irish Times claimed McDowell’s comments needed to be taken with “a grain of salt”, and questioned his “agenda”.

“I...

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