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
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016
The full costs of the Planning Tribunal will not go beyond the estimated €159 million despite the decision to award costs to former minister Ray Burke and a number of businessmen.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015
I used to work in a bunker. At least, that’s how it felt.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015
EIGHT days ago, George Redmond’s name was cleared before the law, after a decade-long battle. George is 90. He is a retired public servant and former assistant manager for Dublin City and county.
Sat, 27 Dec, 2014
The Planning Tribunal has agreed at the High Court to withdraw findings of corruption and all other adverse findings made against former assistant Dublin City and County Manager George Redmond in its Third Interim Report of 2004.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2014
All findings of corruption made by the planning tribunal against former assistant Dublin City and County Manager George Redmond have been quashed.
Fri, 19 Dec, 2014
Former assistant Dublin City and County Manager George Redmond can continue with his action aimed at overturning findings of corruption made against him by the Planning Tribunal after he won a Supreme Court appeal yesterday.
Wed, 23 Jul, 2014
TOM GILMARTIN could well claim to have been responsible for exposing the dodgy finances of two of the leading politicians of his time.
Sat, 23 Nov, 2013
The businessman whose allegations exposed wide-spread political corruption in Ireland and brought an early end to the political career of former taoiseach Bertie Ahern has died.
WE don’t do corruption in this country.
Sat, 27 Jul, 2013
Had Fred Forsey not cheated on his wife, we would probably not know of his corruption It seems little has changed despite all the tribunals, writes Michael Clifford
Thu, 28 Jun, 2012
Since the publication of the Mahon Tribunal report, there has been much breast beating about corruption. Politicians have lined up to decry how planning was debased by corrupt councillors.
Sat, 31 Mar, 2012
Former assistant Dublin city and county manager George Redmond cannot sue the planning tribunal over corruption findings it made against him, the High Court has ruled.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2012
The High Court has stopped an action by former assistant Dublin city and county manager George Redmond against a finding of corruption made by the Planning Tribunal.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2012
Sat, 24 Mar, 2012
Developer Tom Gilmartin was a chief tribunal witness who was granted immunity from prosecution and revealed demands of corrupt payments from senior Fianna Fáil figures to facilitate the building of his retail park in Dublin.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2012
Senior gardaí failed to properly investigate dramatic allegations of corruption and bribery involving politicians and senior officials, the Mahon Tribunal found.
The late Fianna Fáil TD Liam Lawlor had an “insatiable appetite for money”, and his methods of obtaining it from developers was “occasionally ingenious”, according to the Mahon Report.
Fifteen years after the longest running inquiry into political corruption in Ireland was established, its final findings have been published.
A notorious appearance on 'The Late Late Show' was the beginning of the end for Padraig Flynn.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2012
Fifteen years after the country's longest running inquiry into political corruption in Ireland was established its final findings have been published.
The final report from the Mahon tribunal published today has found former European Commissioner Padraig Flynn to have "wrongfully and corruptly" sought money from developer Tom Gilmartin.
The long-awaited final report of the Mahon tribunal, the State’s longest running corruption inquiry, is to be published today.
Speculation is mounting that publication of the long-awaited final report of the Mahon Tribunal is imminent.
Wed, 21 Mar, 2012
Lawyers for the Mahon Tribunal are in the High Court trying to halt an action for costs by the former Dublin City and County Council official George Redmond.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2012
THE Director of Corporate Enforcement is to resume his application to disqualify Michael and Thomas Bailey from acting as company directors on grounds of alleged misconduct and fraud in the affairs of their company, Bovale Developments.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2011
THE Government did not even know how much it cost to build the controversial M50 toll bridge before it agreed to a €600 million buyout of the operation in 2008, it has emerged.
Tue, 03 Aug, 2010
FORMER political lobbyist Frank Dunlop could soon be facing a criminal prosecution on charges of corruption as a result of a detailed investigation by the Criminal Assets Bureau.
Mon, 03 Nov, 2008
THE Mahon Tribunal into alleged planning corruption effectively ended after more than 10 years of investigation — and at a likely final cost of €300 million.
Thu, 30 Oct, 2008
The public is to be quizzed about their attitudes to tax and what compels them to pay up as part of a nationwide government survey.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2008
CORK businessman Owen O’Callaghan has described an allegation that he paid £50,000 to former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern for assistance on a property development in west Dublin as “absolute and total rubbish”.
Wed, 25 Jun, 2008
The DPP has decided not to pursue a corruption charge against George Redmond.
Fri, 06 Jun, 2008
The remaining criminal charge against George Redmond has been dropped by the State.
The George Redmond corruption trial has ended with the jury acquitting him on one charge and failing to agree a verdict on the second count.
Fri, 23 May, 2008
George Redmond has been acquitted at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court of receiving a £10,000-punt bribe from a Fianna Fáil councillor in 1980, the jury are still deliberating on a second charge.
The jury in George Redmond's corruption trial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has retired to a hotel for the night before they resume their deliberations tomorrow.
Thu, 22 May, 2008
The jury in George Redmond's corruption trial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has been told that "the core issue" for the jurors is to decide whether he told the truth to gardaí or later under oath to the Flood Tribunal.
The jury in George Redmond's corruption trial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has been told that a person doesn't have to be dishonest to be corrupt.
Wed, 21 May, 2008
Closing speeches have concluded in George Redmond's corruption trial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court with the prosecution telling the jury on day-15 of the trial that his actions "reeked of corruption".
Tue, 20 May, 2008
The hearing of evidence has ended at George Redmond's corruption trial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court and the concluding stages have now been reached.
Mon, 19 May, 2008
The terms "bribery" and "corruption" were never raised in meetings in 1999 between George Redmond's solicitor and Garda Commissioner Fachtna Murphy, who was then chief of the Criminal Assets Bureau, a court has heard today.
Fri, 16 May, 2008
George Redmond's trial for accepting a bribe from Fianna Fáil Councillor Patrick Dunne has heard his tax return for 1990 stated he received Ir£10,000 in "gratuitous receipts" from someone with the initials "PD".
Thu, 15 May, 2008
George Redmond told gardaí he regularly received large sums of money from people representing development companies his corruption trial has been told.
Wed, 14 May, 2008
A former Criminal Assets Bureau officer has given evidence at the corruption trial of George Redmond that he admitted in interview he received Irl£10,000 from the Fianna Fáil Councillor, Patrick Dunne.
Tue, 13 May, 2008
The Ir£10,000 corruption trial of George Redmond has continued again with legal issues in the absence of the jury on day nine of the hearing at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Mon, 12 May, 2008
The Ir£10,000 corruption trial of George Redmond has continued on day-eight of the hearing in legal argument in the absence of the jury at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Fri, 09 May, 2008
The corruption trial of George Redmond at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has continued in legal argument and it is hoped to resume the hearing of evidence before the jury tomorrow
Thu, 08 May, 2008
The corruption trial of George Redmond at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has continued in legal argument and the hearing of evidence is expected to resume today.
Tue, 06 May, 2008
A prominent businessman has told the George Redmond corruption trial that he used the Fianna Fáil chief whip on Dublin County Council, the late Mr Patrick Dunne, to assist him in planning matters.
Thu, 01 May, 2008
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