There are people in coursing the length and breadth of Ireland who have been walking dogs for decades, mile after mile day after day in hail, rain, wind, snow and sleet, in hopes of winning that elusive Derby or Oaks Trial Stake and with it, that coveted pass to the annual National Coursing Meeting in Clonmel.
Sat, 25 Jan, 2014
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
One of the country’s leading property developers, Owen O’Callaghan was “aware of and actively engaged in” facilitating corrupt payments of almost £120,000 to politicians over a three-year period in the early 1990s, according to the Mahon Tribunal.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2012
BUSINESSMAN and tax exile Jim Kennedy is to face 16 charges of making corrupt payments to politicians during the 1990s in return for their votes to rezone lands owned by one of his companies, Jackson Way Properties, at Carrickmines in south Dublin.
Sat, 23 Oct, 2010