Denis O’Brien pictured at an event in  UCD in April, 2018. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Businessman Denis O’Brien’s appeal against the dismissal of his action against the Dáil and State, over statements made by two TDs in the Dáil about h(...)

Anti-Austerity Alliance (now Solidarity) and People Before Profit TDs wearing “Repeal” sweaters in the Dáil. The Oireachtas Code of Parliamentary Standards already bans the wearing of emblems of a party-political nature

The Dáil body that deals with standards in the parliament has agreed new procedures preventing TDs from wearing clothing carrying political slogans in(...)

While Denis O’Brien has lodged an appeal with the Court of Appeal, he is also applying to the Supreme Court for permission to bring an appeal directly to that court. Photograph; Dara Mac Donaill

Denis O’Brien is seeking a “leapfrog” appeal directly to the Supreme Court over the rejection of his case against the Dáil and State concerning statem(...)

Denis O’Brien had sued out of personal interest and to have the court rebuke the TDs, the High Court heard. Photograph: David Sleator

Denis O’Brien is a “very wealthy” man who should not get any of the estimated €1million costs of his failed case against the Dáil and State, the High (...)

Billionaire Denis O’Brien has criticised claims made about his business affairs in the Dáil on Friday by Social Democrats TD Catherine Murphy. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Billionaire Denis O’Brien has criticised claims made about his business affairs in the Dáil on Friday by Social Democrats TD Catherine Murphy. The K(...)

As a result of his bankruptcy, Colm Keaveney’s assets come under the control and protection of the official assignee, Chris Lehane, and are dealt with according to the terms of the Personal Insolvency Act 2012. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Former Fianna Fáil TD Colm Keaveney, who is being sued by Denis O’Brien, had himself declared bankrupt on Monday to protect his assets from the busine(...)

Colm Keaveney: has sought to be indemnified by the Oireachtas in a defamation action taken by Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Former TD Colm Keaveney, who has sought to be indemnified by the Oireachtas in a defamation action taken by billionaire Denis O’Brien, has been asked (...)

Colm Keaveney: argues that the constitutional protection of Oireachtas privilege is expressed under section 114(1) of the Dáil’s standing orders. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Dáil’s committee on procedure and privileges will tomorrow consider a request for help by former TD Colm Keaveney, who is being sued by billionai(...)

Denis O Brien: Initiated 12 legal cases against media organisations relating to coverage of his affairs and four against the Revenue. Photograph: David Sleator

Businessman Denis O’Brien, who this week issued proceedings against former TD Colm Keaveney, has initiated 21 sets of proceedings in the High Court si(...)

 Social Democrats TD Róisín Shortall. The party  said it has had a constructive meeting with Taoiseach Enda Kenny in which a number of key issues were discussed. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Social Democrats have told Taoiseach Enda Kenny they want to see a cross-party forum on political reform agreed before the Dáil holds its vote on (...)

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