Retired businessman Ted Cunningham has been refused an extension of time to appeal his failed High Court challenge in which he claimed the State unlawfully seized some £3m (€3.4m) from his home which gardaí alleged was part of the £26.5m Northern Bank robbery in Belfast in December 2004.
Wed, 05 Jun, 2019
Danske Bank has again apologised over its failure to monitor around €200bn in suspicious transactions that went through its Estonia branch over many years, as the lender posted a sharply lower net profit of 15bn Danish krone (€2bn) for 2018, in what it described as a “challenging year”.
Fri, 01 Feb, 2019
The Taoiseach had just been asked by Galway Independent TD Noel Grealish if he had any advice for his successor in the job, and he jokingly offered the dog-Latin phrase which roughly translates as “Don’t let the bastards grind you down”, writes
Thu, 01 Jun, 2017
Ten years on from one of the biggest bank robberies in British and Irish history the IRA gang responsible may still be struggling to spend some of the £26.5 million plundered in the Northern Bank heist, an expert in combating money laundering has said.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014
Cork financier Ted Cunningham undertook to resign as director of a finance company yesterday and not pursue any such work in the future as he was given a five-year suspended jail sentence for laundering money from the Northern Bank robbery of 2004.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2014
The 65-year-old Corkman who denies money-laundering some of the proceeds of the December 2004 Northern Bank robbery was described yesterday as carrying £175,000 in £20 sterling notes into a property developer’s office as security for a loan the following February.
Sat, 15 Feb, 2014
Circumstantial evidence in the money-laundering trial will include ‘unorthodox’ ways in which the accused, Timothy Cunningham allegedly handled money, including his arrival at the home of a jewellers with over £200,000 (€244,000) in Northern Irish sterling in Tesco bags, which the jeweller hid under his parents’ bed.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2014
Former Fianna Fáil TD Chris Andrews has been left red-faced just hours before he applies to join Sinn Féin after a series of tweets emerged in which he accused the party of being corrupt, referred to the IRA murder of Jean McConville, the Northern Bank raid and “the number of people Sinn Féin reps have killed over the years”.
Sat, 07 Sep, 2013
The family of Jean McConville, the Belfast mother of 10 who was abducted and murdered in 1972, and whose body was discovered on a beach in County Louth in 2003, have suffered extensively over the years. It has been suggested that Ms McConville was killed for passing information to the British army.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2012
The Court of Criminal Appeal has reserved judgement in the case of the only person convicted in relation to the Northern Bank robbery, who has brought the first appeal on the basis of a recent Supreme Court ruling on search warrants issued under a key piece of anti-terrorist legislation.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2012
A 63-year-old Cork man who pleaded guilty to money laundering £66,000 sterling stolen as part of the £26m stolen from the Northern Bank in Belfast in December 2004 was given a six-year suspended prison sentence by the Special Criminal Court in Dublin today.
Tue, 08 Jun, 2010
A Cork man who was arrested during the garda investigation into a money laundering operation involving the proceeds of the 2004 Northern Bank robbery in Belfast was jailed for three years and three months for IRA membership by the Special Criminal Court in Dublin today.
Wed, 19 May, 2010