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#Privilege

# privilege - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

High Court to determine if the FAI can claim privilege on two more documents
# Legal Matters
From The42
# Legal Matters

High Court to determine if the FAI can claim privilege on two more documents

Oct 22nd 2019, 12:50 PM 10,268 Views 12 Comments

The ODCE has made an application to assess if the material is legally privileged as part of its investigation into Irish football’s governing body.

# privilege - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Opinion: Had Denis O'Brien's suit succeeded, our democratic system could have been undermined
# Law
# Law

Opinion: Had Denis O'Brien's suit succeeded, our democratic system could have been undermined

Mar 5th 2019, 6:00 PM 15,513 Views 1 Comment

Free speech and open debate in parliament is essential to our democratic system and would be inhibited if TDs were constantly under threat of lawsuits, writes David Kenny.

Supreme Court dismisses Denis O'Brien's appeal over Dáil debate on Siteserv
# Dáil Statements
# Dáil Statements

Supreme Court dismisses Denis O'Brien's appeal over Dáil debate on Siteserv

Updated Mar 5th 2019, 11:46 AM 47,563 Views 0 Comments

The judgment was delivered in Galway by Ireland’s top court.

# privilege - Saturday 23 June, 2018

'So many lies': Mr Justice Charleton left with plenty to mull over as Tribunal winds up
# Privileged Info
# Privileged Info

'So many lies': Mr Justice Charleton left with plenty to mull over as Tribunal winds up

Jun 23rd 2018, 12:05 AM 14,435 Views 0 Comments

The Tribunal won’t be going to the High Court over privilege, paving the way for the closing of proceedings.

# privilege - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Privileged information: Disclosures Tribunal set to clash with journalists over sources
# Journalistic Privilege
# Journalistic Privilege

Privileged information: Disclosures Tribunal set to clash with journalists over sources

May 27th 2018, 8:00 PM 13,678 Views 0 Comments

It all centres around what Superintendent Dave Taylor alleges he told journalists about Maurice McCabe.

# privilege - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'They can write a story about it tomorrow, but they don't have to tell the Tribunal about it?'
# Privilege
# Privilege

'They can write a story about it tomorrow, but they don't have to tell the Tribunal about it?'

May 15th 2018, 4:52 PM 20,122 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Charleton was questioning journalistic privilege as David Taylor gave evidence for a second day at Dublin Castle.

# privilege - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Paul Murphy's comments about gardaí to be referred to Oireachtas committee
# Privilege
# Privilege

Paul Murphy's comments about gardaí to be referred to Oireachtas committee

Jul 13th 2017, 3:15 PM 12,150 Views 46 Comments

The Solidarity TD has accused gardaí of lying under oath during the recent Jobstown trial.

# privilege - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Denis O'Brien must pay all costs after failed High Court case
# Dáil Privilege
# Dáil Privilege

Denis O'Brien must pay all costs after failed High Court case

May 2nd 2017, 5:00 PM 19,345 Views 38 Comments

Judge Úna Ní Raifeartaigh said that the issue of O’Brien’s “means to pay the costs” was not a factor in the decision.

# privilege - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Gardaí consulted on tracker-mortgage scandal - no reports made yet
# Philip Lane
# Philip Lane

Gardaí consulted on tracker-mortgage scandal - no reports made yet

Apr 4th 2017, 1:58 PM 14,921 Views 27 Comments

It’s still unknown what rebates are in store for those that lost out because of the tracker mortgage issue.

# privilege - Friday 31 March, 2017

Denis O'Brien loses High Court case against Dáil committee
# Privilege
# Privilege

Denis O'Brien loses High Court case against Dáil committee

Mar 31st 2017, 10:58 AM 53,020 Views 101 Comments

A judgement on O’Brien’s case against the Dáil Committee on Procedure and Privilege was made at the High Court this morning.

# privilege - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

British Council employee reportedly insulted Prince George under Facebook post calling him a 'f***ing d***head'
# Privilege
# Privilege

British Council employee reportedly insulted Prince George under Facebook post calling him a 'f***ing d***head'

Jul 26th 2016, 6:56 PM 51,956 Views 127 Comments

Angela Gibbins allegedly doesn’t like the three-year-old’s “cheeky grin”.

# privilege - Friday 5 June, 2015

IBRC is worried that their legal advice over Denis O'Brien will be made public in the Dáil
# Privilege
# Privilege

IBRC is worried that their legal advice over Denis O'Brien will be made public in the Dáil

Jun 5th 2015, 12:21 PM 12,559 Views 0 Comments

The judge is too.

# privilege - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 2nd 2015, 10:49 PM 172,883 Views 458 Comments

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

# privilege - Friday 29 May, 2015

RTÉ will seek permission to broadcast Catherine Murphy Dáil comments
# Injunction
# Injunction

RTÉ will seek permission to broadcast Catherine Murphy Dáil comments

May 29th 2015, 11:25 PM 47,362 Views 0 Comments

There are now growing calls for the Dáil to be recalled next week.

# privilege - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Mary Lou's sticking to her guns in her row with the Ceann Comhairle
# Won't Back Down
# Won't Back Down

Mary Lou's sticking to her guns in her row with the Ceann Comhairle

Apr 9th 2015, 4:42 PM 11,606 Views 128 Comments

Seán Barrett’s not happy, but the Sinn Féin TD says she was just exercising her constitutional rights.

# privilege - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Politicians' drink-driving privilege should 'be withdrawn'
# Roads
# Roads

Politicians' drink-driving privilege should 'be withdrawn'

Jan 21st 2014, 7:30 PM 22,365 Views 100 Comments

A Labour senator says that the laws are outdated and politicians must “lead from the front” on road safety.

# privilege - Sunday 2 December, 2012

# privilege - Monday 21 May, 2012

New law on disclosing child abuse may not apply to priests
# Disclosure
# Disclosure

New law on disclosing child abuse may not apply to priests

May 21st 2012, 11:38 AM 4,539 Views 60 Comments

An Oireachtas briefing paper outlines that Alan Shatter’s proposed legislation does not tackle ‘sacerdotal privilege’.

# privilege - Monday 23 May, 2011

Newspapers plan new bid to unmask superinjunction footballer
# Privacy
From The42
# Privacy

Newspapers plan new bid to unmask superinjunction footballer

May 23rd 2011, 8:30 AM 186 Views 0 Comments

The Sun and other newspapers will return to the High Court, after a Scottish paper publishes the identity of the footballer.

Newspapers plan new bid to unmask superinjunction footballer
# Privacy
# Privacy

Newspapers plan new bid to unmask superinjunction footballer

May 23rd 2011, 8:30 AM 782 Views 0 Comments

The Sun and other newspapers will return to the High Court, after a Scottish paper publishes the identity of the footballer.