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# Declan Ganley

Last year
# public worship
Court says Declan Ganley entitled to 50% of costs for failed challenge of restrictions on mass
The costs are estimated to be a six-figure sum.
All time
# Declan Ganley
Declan Ganley and related company claim they were 'maliciously' defamed by CNN, High Court hears
The matter was mentioned before the courts today.
# restrictions
Declan Ganley takes High Court action over Level 5 restrictions on attending religious services
Ganley has said the right to attend Mass or a similar religious service is protected under the constitution.
# High Court
RTÉ apologises to Declan Ganley over Prime Time programme broadcast 12 years ago
No other details of the settlement were aired in open court.
# High Court
Denis O'Brien application to have costs awarded against Red Flag and Declan Ganley delayed
O’Brien had sought to have costs awarded against Red Flag Consultants (and five others) and Declan Ganley regarding amendments he secured last month.
# Courts
Declan Ganley WILL be joined as a co-defendant in Denis O'Brien's action against Red Flag Consulting
The decision by Justice Miriam O’Regan comes after a two-day hearing on the subject last week.
# High Court
'That was the time for Denis O'Brien to emerge from the shadows, but he didn't'
A second day of submissions saw the defence of Declan Ganley outlined in the context of Denis O’Brien’s suit against Red Flag Consulting.
# Colm Keaveney
Former TD comes centre stage in attempt by Denis O'Brien to name Declan Ganley in court action
Details of texts sent and received, and an affidavit filed in favour of Denis O’Brien, by Galway politician Colm Keaveney were detailed in the High Court today.
# long running case
'This claim is odd and absurd': Declan Ganley denies he commissioned dossier about Denis O'Brien
O’Brien is seeking to have Ganley added to a long running court case against Red Flag.
# Prime Time
Declan Ganley alleges RTÉ defamed him by implying he had links to organised crime
The broadcaster denies this and said the businessman had a tendency to make false or exaggerated claims.
# flat tax
Renua's radical plan to abolish loads of taxes and the TV licence
The party has proposed the introduction of a flat rate of 23% on all income.
# Analysis
Six months in, where stands Renua?
Analysis: Lucinda Creighton’s new political party held a think-in today, but what progress has it made so far?
# Engine Failure
Ganley tweets mid-air engine failure on Shannon flight
Former Libertas leader’s plane was en route from Newark when plane was forced to turn back.
# Election 2014
'Having a record helps': Marian Harkin hopes experience will help retain Euro seat
The former TD is the sitting MEP for ‘Ireland North-West’ but will compete in vastly expanded ‘Midlands-North-West’ constituency next year.
Declan Ganley: "Fewer politicians" is not an argument for getting rid of Seanad
“The constitution did not make it a retirement home for failed politicians and a creche for aspiring ones – the political class did.”
# Libertas II?
Declan Ganley wants Ireland to have flat income tax for all
The Libertas founder was at a public meeting to investigate the possibility of setting up a new political movement.
Aaron McKenna: Political ideology is preventing Ireland's economic salvation
Politicians are too busy trying to point-score with the electorate on social issue to address the real danger to our way of life – our tanking economy. A new party, focused on economic policy, is vital for Ireland, writes Aaron McKenna
# Public Meeting
Ganley: No political party represents the moderate, pro-life constituency
Businessman Declan Ganley is holding a public meeting next week as efforts to form a new political party gather pace but he is coy on whether or not he’ll definitely form a new party.
# Your Say
Poll: Does Ireland need a new political party?
Declan Ganley said that he is considering setting up a new political party – but is there a need for one?
# Political Party
Declan Ganley says need for a new political party is 'obvious'
The Libertas founder has confirmed that he is considering establishing a new political party in Ireland.
# Famous words
My favourite speech: Declan Ganley
Continuing a summer series on of public figures’ favourite speeches, Declan Ganley picks a stirring speech made by Winston Churchill in 1940.
# Supreme Court
Lowry, O’Brien welcome court ruling allowing challenge to mobile licence decision
The former Communications Minister and Digicel chairman say the consortia’s claim is without merit, evidence or substance but Declan Ganley has said he will be pursuing his case with vigour.
# In Pictures
IN PICS: Referendum count day so far
Counting has started in the 2012 Fiscal Compact referendum. Early tallies suggest that the Yes side looks like it’s going to win.
# fiscal compacted
Referendum roundup: 2 days to go
Austerity treaty, stability treaty or somewhere in between? keeps you up to date with our evening Fiscal Compact referendum bulletin.
# Said and done
Lunatics and a reunited Ireland: The week in quotes
“I honestly think it is damaging the national psyche.”
# fiscal compacted
Referendum roundup: 9 days to go
Austerity treaty, stability treaty, or somewhere in between? keeps you up to date with our evening Fiscal Compact referendum bulletin.
The Frontline Fiscal Compact referendum debate
We went minute-by-minute as representatives from the Yes and No camps went head-to-head over the Fiscal Compact treaty with just over a week until polling.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
Your nightly round-up of the day’s biggest news stores…
# Referendum
"It's a lie on so many levels" - Ganley denies conflict of interest over fund
The Libertas founder has denied claims from a Fine Gael TD that there is a conflict of interest over his establishment of a Swiss asset management company and his advocating a No vote.
Column: To tackle Ireland’s problems, we need to vote No
We need a deal on the bank debt, writes Declan Ganley – and voting No will give us the strongest hand in the future.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
Your essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any other bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
Your round-up of the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# BFFs
In pics: Unlikely Friendship of the Day
Brian Hayes and Declan Ganley. Who knew?
# Che
Congresswoman urges Kenny to block Galway Guevara statue
Enda Kenny is presented with a letter from the chairman of the House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs committee.
# Referendum
Declan Ganley: I'll join either Yes or No campaign for referendum
The Libertas founder said he would be choosing which side to campaign for based on the actions of EU leaders.
Column: How will Ireland vote on the EU treaty?
As Ireland reacts to yesterday’s announcement of a referendum, politics lecturer Eoin O’Malley looks at the prospects of the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ campaigns.
# Che Guevara
Che Guevara monument would ‘shame the people of Galway and Ireland’
A proposal to build a monument to the Cuban revolutionary has been harshly criticised by local businessman Declan Ganley.
# Libertas
Libertas spent €5.6m in year of second Lisbon vote
New accounts filed by the Libertas Institute show spending of €5.65m in 2009 – more than matching the spending of big parties.