Monday 23 October 2017

Anglo Three did not gain personally, but paid a high price for their loyalty

The Anglo Three: Bernard Daly, Aoife Maguire and Tiarnan O'Mahoney
The Anglo Three: Bernard Daly, Aoife Maguire and Tiarnan O'Mahoney
Dearbhail McDonald

Dearbhail McDonald

Impunity. It's a loaded, often misused word in ordinary parlance. But it has specific meanings and tends not to be used lightly, especially by the legal people.

Impunity means exemption or immunity from punishment, recrimination or unpleasant consequences.

And yesterday it formed a key part of a legal submission by Senior Counsel Sean Guerin to mitigate the punishment handed down to his client Bernard Daly.

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