Friday May 29, 2020

Prosecutors of Clerys seller Foley defend statements

Computer documents disclosed pre-trial to the defence showed 168 revisions, over 78 hours of editing, to statements made by Workplace Relations Commission inspectors investigating the closure of the department store, the High Court has heard

31st March, 2019
Deirdre Foley: criminal proceedings struck out Pic: Collins

Prosecutors challenging a decision to strike out criminal proceedings against businesswoman Deirdre Foley over collective redundancies at Clerys department store have defended the handling of key witness statements in the case.

Computer documents disclosed pre-trial to the defence showed 168 revisions, over 78 hours of editing, to statements made by Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) inspectors investigating the closure of the department store, the High Court has heard.

Disclosure in the case revealed that an earlier draft of...

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