How IBRC deals came into public domain
Published 09/11/2015 | 02:30
March 2012 - Denis O'Brien's Millington buys Siteserv for €45.4m. IBRC writes off €110m of Siteserv's €150m debt.
Subsidiary of Siteserv is announced as one of three companies awarded contracts for meter installations for Irish Water.
April 21, 2015
Independent TD Catherine Murphy obtains documents under the Freedom of Information Act, which reveal tensions between IBRC and the Government over Siteserv deal.
Former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes "categorically rejects" suggestions of impropriety in Siteserv sale.
Government announces a review of IBRC deals, including Siteserv.
Iarlaith O'Neill, a retired High Court judge, appointed to monitor any conflicts of interest during the review of the sale of SiteServ.
Murphy claims under Dáil privilege that insider trading may have occurred in Siteserv shares.
O'Brien takes interim injunction to prevent RTÉ broadcasting a report about his IBRC banking affairs.
O'Brien and IBRC secure High Court orders against RTÉ, preventing the disclosure of confidential arrangements.
Under Dáil privilege, Catherine Murphy reveals more detail pertaining to O'Brien's banking arrangements with IBRC. O'Brien claims information was "erroneous" and that it was an abuse of Dáil privilege.
RTÉ says it intends to seek court permission to broadcast the TD's comments.
Murphy's statements were permitted to be reported after Justice Donald Binchy says court is not entitled to restrain reporting of Dáil business. O'Brien issues statement on judgment and calls on Deputy Murphy to stand over her Dáil statements.
Dáil approves the terms of reference for the Commission of Investigation into certain transactions at IBRC.