Friday December 6, 2019

Privilege claim may cool reporting on INM saga

If INM wins its review, the ODCE application won't make it to the starting blocks. Even if INM loses, the watchdog's application will be pushed back to June at the earliest

17th April, 2018
ODCE's affidavit on INM runs to 240 pages.

Independent News and Media (INM) left court yesterday with room to breathe as the corporate watchdog's bid to appoint High Court inspectors got kicked to touch.

In 2014, INM's IT back-up tapes were allegedly removed from the company and interrogated on premises in a different jurisdiction over a number of months. It is claimed invoices were discharged by a company owned by O'Brien.

Based on protected disclosures by former INM chief executive Robert Pitt, Drennan claims...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Lab academic says Ireland is missing out in terms of education, knowledge-sharing and ‘the mysteries of the universe’

Emmet Ryan | 5 days ago

The Kardashians, the family for whom the phrase ‘famous for being famous’ was made, were the forerunners of today’s influencer culture and, by monetising their very selves, have created a new kind of uber-celebrity

Marion McKeone | 5 days ago

Becoming a father at 16 gave Andy Farrell a crash course in the ways of the world. Almost three decades later, the former rugby league legend has taken over from Joe Schmidt as head coach of Ireland

Garry Doyle | 1 week ago