Minister for Health calls for Ahern to address public disquiet

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Cabinet veteran Mary Harney has called on the Irish Leader to address questions raised by his secretary’s testimony

Minister for Health Mary Harney calls for answers
 

Minister for Health and Children Mary Harney has called for her Cabinet colleague and Irish Taoiseach Bertie Ahern “to act quickly to address considerable public disquiet” raised by his former secretary’s evidence before the Mahon Tribunal. Ms Grainne Carruth, Fianna Fail constituency secretary in St. Lukes, admitted to the Tribunal last week that she had mis-led the Tribunal by telling them that she had never made lodgements into Mr. Ahern’s account.

During Ms. Carruth’s evidence last year she said that she had not made any lodgements, sterling or otherwise, into Ahern’s account. During her evidence last week she admitted to Des O’Neill SC that she had, in the balance of probability, made lodgements into his account, but had no recollection of having made such transactions.
to be continued…

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