A NEW INITIATIVE: Sarah O'Connor, Federation of Irish Sports, John Treacy, Irish Sports Council, Sean Kelly, Irish Institute of Sport and Ercus Stewart of JSI at yesterday's launch at Croke Park
Mr Ercus Steward SC for ACC said Mr Skelly was still an employee and was being paid his salary although he did not have a role as such within the organisation.
But, after consultation with solicitor Andrew Coonan and senior counsel Ercus Stewart, he sought-and gained-an interim injunction from the High Court in Dublin, freeing him to ride at Ascot.
Ercus Stewart SC, acting for Charlton, read out a section of the controversial memorandum written by chartered accountant Richard Coulton on June 18, 1998 and given to the Aga.
Ercus Stewart, Charlton's senior counsel, complained that part of the memorandum was missing when he originally obtained an order for its discovery.
Mr Justice Budd said he had no recollection of that matter being opened to him, while Ercus Stewart SC for Charlton said he had no notice of such an allegation, which was being made to damage his client.
Ercus Stewart, the senior counsel acting for Charlton, said: "Mr Drion gave Mr Behan work and Mr Behan swore that he worked on 39 horses belonging to Mr Drion.
Ercus Stewart SC, said at Monday's hearing that it was being alleged that the defendants were now attempting to carry out investigations in breach of these orders.