A consortium suing over the awarding of the country's second mobile phone licence on grounds including bribery and corruption has been permitted by the High Court to amend its original statement of claim.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
A law concerning third party funding of legal cases in Ireland comes from an era when people thought the earth was the centre of the universe, witches were burned at the stake, and the rule of law paled in comparison to the rule of the sword, the High Court has heard.
Thu, 19 Nov, 2015
The businessman Declan Ganley could be exposed to a bill running into millions of euro if he loses in his legal action against the State and Denis O’Brien over the awarding of the second mobile phone licence to Esat Digifone.
Tue, 28 Jan, 2014
Businessman Declan Ganley’s ability to pay the costs of a legal action over the issuing of the State’s second mobile phone licence means two companies associated with him do not need to put up money in advance in case they lose the action, a High Court judge ruled.
Sat, 25 Jan, 2014
TAOISEACH Enda Kenny has confirmed that members of one of the consortia bidding for the second mobile phone licence attended a fund- raiser he hosted just days before the competition was decided.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2011
THE curtain has at last come down on the Moriarty Tribunal. For 14 years, it has largely lived in the shadow of its livelier, more rambling but ultimately more loveable counterpart — the Mahon (formerly Flood) Tribunal.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2011
TAXPAYERS could be facing multi-million euro compensation claims from losing bidders for the state’s second mobile phone licence after the Moriarty Tribunal found that former Fine Gael minister Michael Lowry had helped Denis O’Brien’s Esat consortium win the lucrative competition.
Wed, 23 Mar, 2011
Wed, 23 Mar, 2011