Businessman Breifne O’Brien is to be sentenced on charges of multi-million euro theft and deception. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Businessman Breifne O’Brien will be sentenced on October 8th in connection with a multi-million euro theft and deception. He pleaded guilty to (...)

Breifne O’Brien arriving in court in Dublin last week. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Creditors pursuing fraudster Breifne O’Brien in an effort to enforce judgments of €12.88 million have recovered sums totalling less than €500,000 t(...)

Mr O’Brien (51), Kilmore, The Gallan, Granitefield, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin was charged with 19 counts of theft involving sums totalling about €11 million from five individuals between 2006 and 2008

Businessman Breifne O’Brien has pleaded guilty to multiple charges of multi-million euro theft and deception totalling over €10 million between 2003 a(...)

Breifne O’Brien (51), Kilmore, The Gallan, Granitefield, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin, has been sent forward for trial before a judge and jury at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The President of the High Court has rejected another bid by businessman Breifne O’Brien to halt his trial for alleged offences including theft and dec(...)

Breifne O’Brien  (51), Kilmore, Monkstown Grove, Monkstown, Dublin, who was in court today, claimed he cannot get a fair trial due to significant amounts of adverse publicity in the print and broadcast media. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / Irish Times

Businessman Breifne O’Brien has lost his Supreme Court bid to halt his trial for alleged offences including theft and deception. A three-judge Supreme(...)

 Breifne O’Brien  (51), Kilmore, Monkstown Grove, Monkstown, Dublin, had claimed he could not get a fair trial due to significant levels of adverse publicity in the print and broadcast media

Businessman Breifne O’Brien has lost his High Court bid to permanently block his trial for offences including theft and deception. Mr O’B(...)

Breifne O'Brien: claims it is not possible for him to get a fair trial due to the adverse pre-trial publicity he has received and he wants the court to make orders against the DPP halting his prosecution. Photograph: Collins

Lawyers for businessman Breifne O’Brien, who has asked the High Court to permanently block his trial for offences including theft and deception(...)

Breifne O’Brien. Photograph: Collins Courts

Businessman Breifne O’Brien has asked the High Court to permanently block his trial for offences including th(...)

Breifne O'Brien arriving at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today. Photograph:  Collins Courts

A date for the trial of businessman Breifne O’Brien will be set next June once his judicial review has been heard in the High Court. Mr (...)