Injunct In The Trunk


90361612Denis O’Brien

Everyone stay cool.

Too late.

[Barrister] Mr [Michael] Cush handed in two sealed envelopes to the judge [Paul Gilligan], the first of which contained a letter from RTE to Mr O’Brien outlining the fact that work is being carried out by the news department on a report to be broadcast [Tomorrow] Friday, May 1st, but with no time given for when it will go out….
In the second letter written by Mr O’Brien, it refers to details of particular sums of money representing his indebtedness to Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) but it is all clearly referable to his personal banking facilities and it is “undoubtedly confidential”, counsel said.


Denis O’Brien seeking High Court injunction against RTE in bid to prevent report being broadcast (Tim Healy,

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42 thoughts on “Injunct In The Trunk

  1. Clampers Outside!

    He can pay the wages of everybody on the Irish soccer team for all I care, he’ll still have a name I know for nothing but dirty business, dirty politics and the corruption of government officials as proven in the Moriarty Tribunal.

    Lawyer up every minute ya want, still just a dirty corrupt business person, as proved in the tribunal.

    1. Lorcan Nagle

      RTÉ? kowtow to the wishes of the rich and famous instead of looking afte rthe public interest? That’s unpossible!

  2. paul m

    Couldn’t a TD get the report and use Dail privilege to name the sum of money, then its out in the open anyway. He stopped being a private citizen the day he cosied up to FG in public

  3. Cloud

    How many [redacted] could a [redacted] [redacted], if a [redacted] could [redacted] [redacted]?

    A [redacted] could [redacted] no amount of [redacted] since a [redacted] can’t [redacted] [redacted].

  4. downtowntrain

    Hey big [redacted], [redacted] a little time with m[redacted]. Perhaps he could create a few hundred more jobs til this all blows over?

  5. Red Actor

    I notice that nobody is saying, ‘Oh, this is going to be good…’
    -perhaps we all know too well from experience that nothing is going to come of it.
    Sad, isn’t it? (The Nation and the notion.)

    1. yrtnuocecnareviled

      I’ve asked a few people about these issues and they haven’t made the connection between Mr NoTax and the creation of Irish Water.
      The M50 Toll Scam was small change compared to this.

  6. Kieran NYC

    Was there ever a point where we were legally allowed call him a crook? Did we ever get that far?

  7. Truth in the News

    This individual applies to the Courts seeking to injuct RTE from telling
    their viewers and listeners information concerning borrowings and dealings
    with IBRC, its past time we found out, and if those in the media can’t publish
    the facts, its time a Public Sworn Inquiry did so never mind the useless
    scoping exercise orchrestrated by Noonan.
    Its time to revisit the findings of the Moriarty Tribunal and do something about

  8. phill sheehy

    pays no tax-his kids are in a state school, our taxes pay for garda, governmet and state contacts petrol, all gathered up by him in topaz. the high king of ireland, replced king george!!

  9. Frilly Keane

    Irish Water
    Fixing leaks

    Sum’ting Sum’ting
    More leaks needing to be identified
    And sealed

    Or shut off

    There’s a gag in there somewhere
    ‘Just needs a bitta Mani to bring the best out’ve it

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