Thursday 23 February 2017

Shane Phelan: O'Brien says lawsuit not just about him but also all Irish citizens

Published 02/12/2016 | 02:30

Businessman Denis O Brien pictured leaving the Four Courts after giving evidence in a High Court action. Photo: Collins Courts
Businessman Denis O Brien pictured leaving the Four Courts after giving evidence in a High Court action. Photo: Collins Courts

While revelations about death threats against Denis O'Brien undoubtedly grabbed the most attention when the businessman gave evidence, they are unlikely to figure prominently in the High Court's deliberations.

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The death threats, while clearly unpleasant and upsetting, are not at the heart of the case.

Indeed, Mr O'Brien agreed there was no suggestion either of the two TDs he claims "recklessly and maliciously" divulged his banking information in the Dáil had been responsible for the threats.

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