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RSA chair O’Donnell lobbying for Big Pharma company MSD

O’Donnell made particular efforts over the last two years to get the sitting Taoiseach - first Enda Kenny, then Leo Varadkar – to meet MSD executives at the World Economic Forum meeting at Davos

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

27th January, 2019
Liz O’Donnell

It has emerged that Road Safety Authority chair Liz O’Donnell has held dozens of meetings and made hundreds of phone calls to politicians - including two taoisigh and the ministers for finance and health - on behalf of pharmaceutical company MSD over the last two years.

The lobbying filings show that O’Donnell -- who has been Director of Policy, Government Affairs and Communications for MSD since 2017 -- has held dozens of formal...

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