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# Privilege

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# Legal Matters
High Court to determine if the FAI can claim privilege on two more documents
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.
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.
# Dáil statements
Supreme Court dismisses Denis O'Brien's appeal over Dáil debate on Siteserv
The judgment was delivered in Galway by Ireland’s top court.
# privileged info
'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.
# journalistic privilege
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
'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
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.
# Dáil privilege
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.
# Philip Lane
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
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
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
IBRC is worried that their legal advice over Denis O'Brien will be made public in the Dáil
The judge is too.
# Denis O'Brien
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, republishes the article we first posted last week relaying Catherine Murphy’s Dáil comments.
# Injunction
RTÉ will seek permission to broadcast Catherine Murphy Dáil comments
There are now growing calls for the Dáil to be recalled next week.
# won't back down
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.
# Roads
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.
# disclosure
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’.
# 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.
# 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.