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# catherine-murphy - Sunday 31 July, 2016

'Until we start making rules, keeping rules and holding people to account, we will have a corruption problem'

In a wide-ranging interview, Catherine Murphy talks Siteserv, talking under privilege and the Social Democrats.

# catherine-murphy - Saturday 30 July, 2016

'The question of media ownership is important whether it's Rupert Murdoch or Denis O'Brien'

Independent Catherine Murphy TD said Ireland’s media is at a transition point.

# catherine-murphy - Friday 8 July, 2016

Catherine Murphy makes more claims in the Dáil about Denis O'Brien's finances

The Kildare North TD alleges O’Brien went guarantor on a loan to a property developer.

# catherine-murphy - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

'There's a reason no Fine Gael government has ever been re-elected' - former minister

Róisín Shortall is not impressed with Enda Kenny or her old party, Labour.

# catherine-murphy - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

People are bankrupting themselves to help the SocDems - Catherine Murphy

The new party is garnering more attention after last night’s leaders’ debate.

# catherine-murphy - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

# catherine-murphy - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Catherine Murphy: Irish Water company met with 'Phil' before getting 'lucrative contract'

The Social Democrat TD made a number of claims about Abtran in the Dáil today.

# catherine-murphy - Friday 22 January, 2016

The SocDems won't cut USC, but will abolish water charges and reduce bus fares

The party is launching its general election manifesto today.

# catherine-murphy - Friday 8 January, 2016

Gerry Adams thinks his phone is being tapped

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking after independent TD Catherine Murphy said she’s been using ‘throwaway’ phones.

# catherine-murphy - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

'It sickened me but I can’t honestly say I am hugely surprised'

The Dáil has been discussing the revelations in last night’s RTÉ Investigates programme.

# catherine-murphy - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

What on earth is this Siteserv story all about - and why is it back in the news?

Denis O’Brien, IBRC and an obsessive TD are all part of tangled web of controversy.

# catherine-murphy - Monday 9 November, 2015

The 'farcical' Anglo loans inquiry could be on the verge of collapse

The inquiry into the sale of certain loans by the former Anglo Irish Bank is in trouble.

# catherine-murphy - Friday 30 October, 2015

The SocDems have ruled out an election pact with Sinn Féin

Catherine Murphy is worried some of the left’s ideas could be unconstitutional.

# catherine-murphy - Monday 12 October, 2015

Could it really cost just €13 million to abolish Irish Water?

The Social Democrats made the claim while launching their pre-budget submission this morning.

# catherine-murphy - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Denis O'Brien's legal action against the Oireachtas is back in court today

The action was taken by the businessman earlier this year over remarks made in the Dáil under privilege regarding his banking affairs with IBRC.

# catherine-murphy - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Frank Flannery says Denis O'Brien is 'not above or below the law'

“People in the Third Reich thought what’s happening to the Jews would never happen to them, but finally the knock came.”

# catherine-murphy - Monday 3 August, 2015

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your bank holiday Monday.

# catherine-murphy - Thursday 16 July, 2015

'We've a new Troika in town': Joan doesn't think much of the new party

The Tánaiste has been reacting to the launch of the Social Democrats yesterday.

6 things you need to know about Ireland's newest political party

What can we expect from the Social Democrats?

# catherine-murphy - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

We asked Stephen Donnelly to tell us more about his brand new party Social Democrats This post contains videos

We asked Stephen Donnelly to tell us more about his brand new party

One of the three leaders of the Social Democrats spoke to about the new party today.

Ireland's newest political party will abolish water charges and repeal the 8th

The Social Democrats launched in Dublin today. Here’s what we know so far…

# catherine-murphy - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Would YOU vote for this political grouping? Political Venture This post contains a poll

Would YOU vote for this political grouping?

The Independent TDs have been in discussions for “some time”.

# catherine-murphy - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Could 'Social Democrats' be the name of this new party... and will this senator be involved? Party On This post contains videos

Could 'Social Democrats' be the name of this new party... and will this senator be involved?

Despite declaring as an independent candidate, senator Katherine Zappone could still join the rumoured new party.

Catherine Murphy claims there have been secret changes to the water charges bill

…but the government says her comments are “baffling”.

# catherine-murphy - Monday 22 June, 2015

Here's one senator who WON'T be joining that new political party

Katherine Zappone will run for the Dáil as an independent in Dublin South-West.

# catherine-murphy - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Denis O'Brien is taking legal action over Dáil comments about his finances

The businessman has issued proceedings against the Houses of the Oireachtas and the State.

# catherine-murphy - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Don't hold your breath for that new political party...

Analysis: The latest stories about a new party being imminent are nothing new.

Move over Renua, there could soon be ANOTHER new party in town

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# catherine-murphy - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

After several rows, Sinn Féin votes against IBRC inquiry - but it's still happening

Michael Noonan said he’s “confident” he has addressed the opposition’s concerns.

Catherine Murphy did NOT abuse privilege with those Denis O'Brien comments

A Dáil committee has ruled that Murphy’s now infamous remarks were not an abuse of parliamentary privilege.

Pearse Doherty on latest Denis O'Brien allegations: Prove I'm wrong

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# catherine-murphy - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Was there any 'nod nod wink wink behaviour' at IBRC?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# catherine-murphy - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Denis O’Brien and SiteServ, broadband wars and jobs for the grads.

# catherine-murphy - Friday 5 June, 2015

I want proof, not a pat on the head and to be told: 'It's fine, go away' - Catherine Murphy

The independent TD said “serious questions” remain unanswered.

# catherine-murphy - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

IBRC inquiry: Department of Finance reveals details of filing error

Catherine Murphy found out via Twitter, but she’s very happy nonetheless.

# catherine-murphy - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Court ruling: Media free to report Dáil comments about Denis O'Brien's debts

Judgement in the O’Brien versus RTÉ is also likely tomorrow.

Here is the article that Denis O'Brien's lawyers didn't want you to see last Thursday

On foot of clarification in the High Court today, republishes the article we first posted last week relaying Catherine Murphy’s Dáil comments.

'All of that is wrong': Alan Dukes disputes Dáil claims about Denis O'Brien's bank dealings

'All of that is wrong': Alan Dukes disputes Dáil claims about Denis O'Brien's bank dealings

The former chairman of IBRC was speaking after today’s High Court ruling.

# catherine-murphy - Monday 1 June, 2015

Enda Kenny silence on Dáil privilege controversy 'extremely worrying'

Media outlets have been warned not to report Catherine Murphy’s allegations about Denis O’Brien’s dealings with IBRC.