Lobbyist Frank Dunlop made corrupt payments to councillors for the rezoning of land at Carrickmines in south Dublin, according to the final chapter in the Mahon Tribunal report published today.
Wed, 31 Jul, 2013
WE don’t do corruption in this country.
Sat, 27 Jul, 2013
A former political lobbyist has told Dublin Circuit Criminal Court that he made cash payments to county councillors to secure their votes for the rezoning of land.
Fri, 05 Jul, 2013
Thu, 04 Jul, 2013
The Mahon Tribunal has withheld publication of one section of its groundbreaking report on planning corruption as several councillors and a businessman are facing an upcoming criminal trial on related matters.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2012
Businessman Jim Kennedy, who is accused of numerous counts of corrupt payments to politicians, was served with a book of evidence today and sent forward for trial before a judge and jury.
Thu, 28 Oct, 2010
BUSINESSMAN Jim Kennedy, who was last week charged with numerous counts of corrupt payments to politicians, was remanded on continuing bail when he appeared at Cloverhill District Court.
Wed, 27 Oct, 2010
Businessman Jim Kennedy, who is charged with making corrupt payments to politicians, has taken up bail.
Tue, 26 Oct, 2010
FOUR former Fianna Fáil councillors and businessman Jim Kennedy are to face a criminal trial on charges of planning corruption related to the rezoning of lands in Carrickmines, Co Dublin, during the 1990s.
Sat, 23 Oct, 2010
Four former Fianna Fáil politicians and a Gibraltar-based businessman tonight appeared in court in connection with a multimillion-euro land deal alleged to be corrupt.
Fri, 22 Oct, 2010
FORMER government press secretary Frank Dunlop has been given 18 months in prison and fined €30,000 for making corrupt payments to politicians over the rezoning of land at Carrickmines in south Dublin during the 1990s.
Wed, 27 May, 2009
Former Government press secretary Frank Dunlop will be sentenced today for five counts of corruption.
Mon, 18 May, 2009
Former Government press secretary and lobbyist Frank Dunlop has pleaded guilty to bribing Dublin County Councillors to vote in favour of a land deal in the 90s.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2009
Former government press secretary and lobbyist Frank Dunlop appeared at Dublin District Court this afternoon to face 16 charges of corruption.
Fri, 21 Nov, 2008
FORMER Government press secretary Frank Dunlop alleged at the Mahon planning tribunal yesterday that a school associate of Taoiseach Bertie Ahern paid him £5,000 in cash to lobby councillors.
Thu, 16 Mar, 2006
Lawyers acting for the Mahon Tribunal have challenged evidence provided by former political lobbyist Frank Dunlop.
Wed, 15 Mar, 2006
TWO former Fine Gael ministers have admitted they gave wrong information to an internal party inquiry established to examine payments to politicians three years ago.
Sat, 08 Nov, 2003
LAWYERS for the Planning Tribunal have claimed a £10,000 cash payment by a well-known businessman to Frank Dunlop in 1993 had none of the hallmarks of “a legitimate, professional transaction”.
Wed, 05 Nov, 2003
FRANK Dunlop claims he paid Fianna Fáil TD GV Wright £2,000 to help rezone agricultural land which later sold for millions.
Wed, 22 Oct, 2003
A SOLICITOR admitted yesterday that he had failed to respond to direct questions about the ownership of lands at the centre of planning corruption allegations when initially asked by the Planning Tribunal three years ago.
Fri, 17 Oct, 2003
POLITICIANS accused of planning corruption by political lobbyist Frank Dunlop are finally set to make their first appearance at the Flood Tribunal this week.
Mon, 31 Mar, 2003
POLITICAL lobbyist Frank Dunlop was “under siege” from councillors demanding money in the run-up to the 1991 local elections, the Flood Tribunal heard yesterday.
Thu, 19 Dec, 2002
FORMER Government Press Secretary, Frank Dunlop has claimed Liam Lawlor played a central role in efforts to bribe politicians to support a controversial planning issue in 1992.
Wed, 18 Dec, 2002
ATTEMPTS by landowners to get property rezoned by Dublin Co Council were rarely successful without the assistance of local politicians, the Flood Tribunal heard yesterday.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2002
FRANK Dunlop has told the Flood Tribunal he paid a total of £30,000 to nine past and present councillors in Dublin in return for their votes on controversial rezoning motions relating to lands in south Dublin during the 1990s.
Fri, 22 Nov, 2002
EVIDENCE heard at the Flood Tribunal yesterday suggests that former Fine Gael TD Liam Cosgrave may have received up to £19,000 in seven separate payments from Frank Dunlop.
THE identity of councillors named by Frank Dunlop as having taken money in return for votes on a controversial South Dublin rezoning project may become publicly known today when the Flood Tribunal resumes hearings.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2002
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