Friday 28 July 2017

John Drennan: Weary taxpayers face €700m bill for tribunals

John Drennan

John Drennan

AFTER bailing out the bankers, the near bankrupt Irish taxpayer is now faced with the real possibility of having to fork out €700m to cover the legal costs of long-running tribunals.

To date, our tribunals have created 22 tribunal millionaires amongst the €2,500-a-day ranks of the tribunal barrister.

The Flood/Mahon Tribunal has created 16 millionaires while the long-running Moriarty Tribunal has created six millionaires over the last 13 years.

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