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# cpp - 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.”

# cpp - Monday 3 August, 2015

Denis O'Brien has launched legal action against a Dáil committee

Every member of the CPP has been named in letters from the businessman’s lawyers.

# cpp - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

There's been ANOTHER twist in 'Mary Lou vs the Dáil'

She’s not saying sorry.

# cpp - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Mary Lou has abused her Dáil privilege

The Sinn Féin deputy leader should not have named six former politicians in the Dáil, a committee has found.

# cpp - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

PAC told they can't force Flannery and Kerins to come before it

The former Rehab Group CEOs refused to appear before the committee in April.

# cpp - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Attempts to kick Fianna Fáil senator off banking inquiry fall flat

A Fine Gael senator had accused Marc MacSharry of having a conflict of interest.

# cpp - Monday 9 June, 2014

No 'slam dunk' for ex-Rehab chiefs as CPP yet to rule on compellability

Mary Lou McDonald said it would be ‘quite wrong’ to pre-judge the view of the committee.

# cpp - Monday 10 March, 2014

This letter confirms the PAC can't release a transcript of the garda whistleblower's evidence

Maurice McCabe’s evidence about the penalty points system will not be released.

# cpp - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Banking inquiry will have powers to compel - but no witnesses until after May elections

Who chairs it and who sits on it have still to be worked out, but the banking inquiry committee is unlikely to hear evidence publicly until after the local and European elections, has learned.

# cpp - Monday 23 September, 2013

Ceann Comhairle: 'Parliament has to be independent of Government'

The leader of the Dáil was speaking after a week in which he surprised many, including the government, by allowing members of the Reform Alliance and former Labour parliamentary party TDs speaking time during Dáil debates.