Wed, 09 Dec, 2015
The Criminal Assets Bureau has withdrawn a legal action seeking to have a company of businessman Jim Kennedy pay to the State monies it is claimed came from the alleged corrupt enrichment of the firm following rezoning of land at Carrickmines, Dublin.
Thu, 19 Jun, 2014
THREE of us who work in the community and voluntary sector went to Belfast the other night to meet a group that runs charities in Northern Ireland and to brief them about happenings in our sector in the Republic.
Tue, 18 Mar, 2014
Another of the unfortunate legacies — what a long, well-polished list that is — of our nation’s time as a colony is a visceral distaste for “informers”. That, however, did not prevent a great number of our countrymen or women being just that.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2013
As the old saying goes, it’s a long road without a turn, and for Messrs Frank Dunlop, Jim Kennedy, Liam Cosgrave, Don Lydon, Colm McGrath and Tony Fox that fateful bend arrived yesterday when the damning last chapter of the Mahon Tribunal on Planning and Payments was finally published.
Thu, 01 Aug, 2013
From bankers to politicians and developers, our legal system has an inexcusable history of putting justice on the long finger. The collapse of the corruption trial involving businessman Jim Kennedy and three former councillors is the latest example of this national failure.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2013
Owen O’Callaghan, the Cork-based developer, has lost his legal challenge to the Mahon Tribunal, which found he was involved in making corrupt payments to councillors over the rezoning of land on which the Liffey Valley Shopping Centre in Dublin was built.
Fri, 17 May, 2013
Businessman Jim Kennedy has secured permission from the High Court to challenge a judge's refusal to require former Government press secretary Frank Dunlop give sworn testimony for the purpose of criminal proceedings against Mr Kennedy.
Tue, 22 Jan, 2013
Businessman Jim Kennedy is challenging a judge's refusal to require former Government press secretary and lobbyist Frank Dunlop give sworn testimony for the purpose of criminal proceedings against Mr Kennedy.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2013