Kildare TD being briefed on pending legal action by multimillionaire Denis O'Brien

Denis O'Brien Kildare North TD and Co- Leader of the Social Democrats Catherine Murphy will be briefed by lawyers today on a the pending case involving  her by multimillionaire businessman Denis O'Brien. The legal action taken against the largest shareholder in Independent News & Media will top the agenda at the Dail today. This follows Mr O'Brien issuing legal proceedings against Deputy Murphy and Sinn Fein's Finance Spokesperson Pearse Doherty, for using Dail privilege to detail his banking details. Mr O'Brien is believed to be disputing the assertions by Committee on Procedures and Privileges(CPP) that Deputy Murphy did not abuse Dail privilege. Deputy Murphy, based in Leixlip, is married to Derek and has two adult children, Yvonne and Alan.  

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