Saturday February 22, 2020

Ten questions, one tycoon, the Dáil and a lot of [REDACTED]

So what’s all this about the things we can’t tell you?

31st May, 2015
Denis O’Brien; heavily redacted pages from the affadavit of RTÉ reporter David Murphy in the case that O’Brien took to gag the state broadcaster.

Ireland’s richest man, media and telecoms billionaire Denis O’Brien. And Catherine Murphy, the independent TD from Kildare. And RTÉ. And Siteserv, a company O’Brien owns, which he bought with the aid of a big debt write-off from IBRC (the former Anglo Irish Bank), and which now installs water meters for Irish Water. And the Dáil. And the rest of the Irish media. And, in recent days, the Guardian and the New York Times. Also, it...

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