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Naughten questioned in Dáil over INM contacts

Controversy surrounds an email sent from Leslie Buckley to Denis O'Brien

19th April, 2018
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Communications Minister Denis Naughten. Photo: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Communications Minister Denis Naughten told the Dáil that it was a purely personal view when he told a PR executive acting for INM that he would refer a decision on its plans to acquire a local newspaper group to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

Naughten came under increasing pressure in the Dáil yesterday as opposition TDs demanded answers to media reports that the minister had discussions with a public relations executive acting for...

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