A 32-year-old electrician who was knocked down by a car as he walked on a road near his home in the early hours and suffered a traumatic brain injury has settled his High Court action for €2.6m.
A declaration by the Supreme Court that the Dáil Public Accounts Committee acted unlawfully towards former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins would have a “chilling” effect on the work of parliamentary committees, lawyers for the State and PAC have told the court.
TD Shane Ross wrote an article after former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins and other Rehab officials appeared at the Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) asserting that, “for sheer neck, no-one has come within a whisper of Angela Kerins and her charity gang”, the High Court has heard.
Former Rehab chief executive Angela Kerins has told the High Court “bullying and harassment” of her was led by politicians on the Dáil public accounts committee and resulted in her becoming convinced “my death would solve the problem”.
The issuing of €31bn promissory notes in favour of Anglo Irish Bank and other financial institutions by the minister for finance in 2010, Brian Lenihan, involved an unconstitutional allocation of public money without a Dáil vote, lawyers for Independent TD Joan Collins told the Supreme Court.
Retired Central Criminal Court judge Barry White wants to resume practice as a barrister “due to economic necessity” but he is being prevented from doing so by an unconstitutional Bar Council rule, it has been claimed at the High Court.
Former Rehab chief executive Angela Kerins may apply to cross-examine members of the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee in her forthcoming action over its conduct of public hearings concerning the handling of State payments to the charity, the Court of Appeal has heard.
Former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins was assailed by “a pack of parliamentary vultures” when the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was investigating state funding of the organisation, her lawyer told the High Court yesterday.
A High Court judge has strongly criticised the continuing failure over months to make a decision whether accountancy firm KPMG should, in its capacity as former auditors to Irish Nationwide Building Society, be sued as a co-defendant in separate actions by State-owned IBRC against Michael Fingleton and other former directors of the society over €6bn losses.
Angela Kerins, the former chief executive of the Rehab Group, is seeking damages for personal injury and damage to her reputation she claims she suffered arising out of an alleged unlawful examination by the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee.
Former CEO of the Rehab Group Angela Kerins has claimed she lost her job and her health suffered as a direct consequence of her questioning by the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee in relation to State funding of the Rehab group.
A former director of Irish Nationwide Building Society has alleged the Central Bank and other State entities have joined together in exposing him to a "vindictive and wholly unmeritorious" claim for damages of perhaps over €1bn to "ruin" him.
Four TDs — Clare Daly, Luke Flanagan, Mick Wallace, and Joan Collins — want to be joined to businessman David Hall’s legal challenge to the Government’s payment of promissory notes issued in favour of the former Anglo Irish Bank and other financial institutions.