Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has hit back at a German TV show which he claims failed to “honour” the terms agreed for an interview from which he got up and walked out in protest.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
The former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has walked out of an interview with a German broadcaster.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2018
Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern walked out of an interview with a German broadcaster after being questioned about the Mahon Tribunal.
Sat, 21 Apr, 2018
The €159m Mahon Tribunal has been forced to overturn a series of corruption findings against former Fianna Fáil minister Ray Burke and key businessmen in a damaging blow to the investigation.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2016
A highly controversial senior public servant who was a central figure throughout the Mahon tribunal into chronic planning corruption in Ireland has died after a short illness.
Wed, 17 Feb, 2016
Sinn Féin is calling on the Government to appoint an independent regulator to oversee planning procedures.
Tue, 12 May, 2015
A challenge brought by businessman Des Richardson against a number of findings of the Mahon Tribunal including that he had failed to disclose the source of £39,000 held in a bank account has opened before the High Court.
Wed, 12 Dec, 2012
Businessman Des Richardson has brought a High Court challenge against a number of findings of the Mahon Tribunal including that he failed to disclose the source of £39,000 held in a bank account.
Mon, 21 May, 2012
Fine Gael TD Olivia Mitchell has welcomed the findings of a party disciplinary committee which exonerated her after criticism in the Mahon Tribunal report of an "inappropriate" £500 donation she received from lobbyist Frank Dunlop.
Fri, 11 May, 2012
Jobs Minister Richard Bruton has said Fine Gael has yet to make a decision on whether disciplinary action should be taken against party TD Olivia Mitchell in the wake of the Mahon Tribunal report.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2012
A special meeting of the Fianna Fáil Árd Chomhairle held last night has endorsed party leader Micheál Martin's response to the Mahon tribunal final report.
Sat, 31 Mar, 2012
A special meeting of the Fianna Fáil National Executive will take place later, to discuss the findings of the Mahon Tribunal Report.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012
A Labour Senator has today called on Bertie Ahern to resign from the President's Council of State.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2012
Justice Minister Alan Shatter said today that he wants to change the law, excluding those who take bribes from public office.
Sinn Féin Justice Spokesperson Jonathan O’Brien has said that the final report of the Mahon tribunal is “a tale of deceit and corruption”.
Former Councillor Finbar Hanrahan has resigned from the Fianna Fáil party today.
Former Fine Gael Councillor Anne Devitt said today that she wants to stand for the party in future local elections.
The Government is promising to announce a plan of action in the wake of the Mahon Tribunal within six weeks.
Two more members of Fianna Fáil are resigning from the party before motions to expel them are taken.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2012
A former government minister has asked why no one is questioning the contents of the Mahon Tribunal report.
Fianna Fáil TD Willie O'Dea has backed calls for pensions to be taken from politicians who are found to have acted corruptly.
A debate on the Mahon Tribunal report will get underway in the Dáil tonight.
Former EU Commissioner Padraig Flynn has today resigned from Fianna Fáil, following the findings of the Mahon Tribunal.
Mon, 26 Mar, 2012
Taoiseach Enda Kenny said today that the Government will consider denying pensions to politicians who are found to be corrupt.
Fianna Fáil have confirmed Bertie Ahern has resigned from the party in a letter received this morning.
Another government minister has called for the pensions of politicians who are found guilty of corruption or misconduct to be withdrawn.
Fianna Fáil has not yet received any formal notification of Bertie Ahern's intention to leave the party.
Sun, 25 Mar, 2012
Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has resigned from Fianna Fáil in the wake of the Mahon Tribunal, but insisted the findings of the probe had dealt him a grave injustice.
Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has resigned from Fianna Fáil in the wake of the Mahon Tribunal.
Sat, 24 Mar, 2012
Labour MEP Nessa Childers has written to the European Parliament requesting that the commission cut off the EU pension of former Irish Commissioner Padraig Flynn.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2012
The Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has insisted he never undermined the integrity of the Mahon Tribunal.
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said that the vast majority of politicians are "honest, hard-working people".
Former Fianna Fáil minister Padraig Flynn has rejected the findings of the Mahon tribunal which branded him corrupt.
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said that the achievements of former taoiseach Bertie Ahern while in office "cannot absolve him" from facing the implications of the Mahon tribunal report.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that the Fianna Fáil party had no choice but to put forward a motion to expel Bertie Ahern and Padraig Flynn from the party.
The brother of the former taoiseach Bertie Ahern has said that "life is a doddle" for today's politicians when it comes to funding and resources.
Bertie Ahern faces a humiliating political end – expulsion from the party he once led along with corrupt former representatives Padraig Flynn and three ex-councillors.
Below is the full text of a statement from Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin tonight:
Thu, 22 Mar, 2012
Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has insisted he never accepted a bribe or corrupt payment after a long-awaited corruption inquiry found he did not tell the truth about a labyrinth of cash payments.
Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin has this evening recommended to his party that former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern be expelled from the party.
Bertie Ahern said this evening that he rejects the finding of the Mahon Tribunal that he was not truthful in his account of events.
Fianna Fáil TD Seán Fleming is writing to the Mahon tribunal seeking an "urgent correction" to the fifth and final report of the Tribunal published today.
Three-time taoiseach Bertie Ahern was tonight on the verge of an ignominious political demise as once-loyal supporters warned they could no longer defend the indefensible.
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said he accepts the findings of the Mahon Tribunal and that they have serious implications for those involved.
Fianna Fáil's officer board is meeting around now to discuss the findings of the Mahon Report.
Fianna Fáil environment spokesman Niall Collins has called on Minister for Local Government Phil Hogan to reopen the independent inquiries into planning irregularities in five local authorities.
Judge Alan Mahon’s verdict on corruption in politics couldn’t be more damning – it was deep rooted, rampant and permeated every level.
A notorious appearance on 'The Late Late Show' was the beginning of the end for Padraig Flynn.
Developer Owen O’Callaghan did claim to have “taken care of” ex-Taoiseach Bertie Ahern in return for a promised favour, the Mahon tribunal has found.
Enda Kenny has said the Mahon tribunal report confirms Bertie Ahern had made "a litany of unacceptable statements" about a labyrinth of cash payments.
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