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#Privilege

# privilege - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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?'

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

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

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

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

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'

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

# privilege - Friday 5 June, 2015

# privilege - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

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, 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

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

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'

A Labour senator says that the laws are outdated and politicians must “lead from the front” on road safety.

# privilege - Sunday 2 December, 2012

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here’s the nine things you need to know as you start your Sunday.

# privilege - Monday 21 May, 2012

New law on disclosing child abuse may not apply to priests

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

# privilege - Monday 23 May, 2011

From The42 Newspapers plan new bid to unmask superinjunction footballer Privacy

Newspapers plan new bid to unmask superinjunction footballer

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

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