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Why Bertie is going to Court

February 12th, 2008 · 7 Comments · Irish Politics, Tribunals

He’s going to court to stop the Mahon Tribunal asking him about things he said in the Dail because they think he’s been telling porkies about what he gave them, did, said, didn’t do!? So things he said in the Dail are different to things he was telling the Tribunal?? He’s defending his constitutional right to say what he likes in the Dáil?? I’m being simple here for a reason – he’s hoping that people won’t cop on to what he’s up to.

Green Ink hit’s nail on head (Again!!!!!)

The letters between the Solicitor to the Tribunal and Bertie Ahern‘s solicitors were read out on the Lunchtime show on Newstalk today. They helpfully include some of the Dáil interventions that our Taoiseach is trying to protect being questioned further on and your bonus track is an interview with Enda! It’s a pity that they don’t give the listeners a bluffers guide – and they spent a lot of time reading solicitors letters without a lot of interpretation. I’m sure that bloggers will help??

You can listen to them here.

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I hope they (the letters) are in print form shortly also as it will help a lot when committed to print! Update: Michael at That’s Ireland has very helpfully given us a flowchart!



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