Lucinda Creighton faces defamation action over Donegal comments

first_img Lucinda Creighton faces defamation action over Donegal comments Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored A defamation action by developer Michael O’Flynn against Fine Gael Minister of State for European Affairs Lucinda Creighton over comments she made in Donegal may get a High Court hearing late this year.The proceedings by the Cork developer and Fine Gael donor were initiated in late July 2010, just days after Ms Creighton gave a speech entitled Standards in Public Life and Accountability to the MacGill Summer School in Co Donegal.During it she said: “We cannot, on the one hand, condemn Fianna Fáil for entertaining developers in the Galway tent, while on the other hand extend the biscuit tin for contributions from high-profile developers.”Mr O’Flynn, founder of O’Flynn Construction, alleges he was defamed in that speech on July 20th Newsx Adverts By News Highland – June 9, 2012 Twitter Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumn Google+center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Twitter Facebook Google+ Previous articlePSNI launches new initiative against paramilitary attacksNext articleSimon Coveney urged to take action to save Donegal farmers News Highland Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life last_img read more