Flood hears of payments for rezoning

The Flood Tribunal has heard that political lobbyist Frank Dunlop was offered a £250,000 payment in 1997 if he could secure the rezoning of land in Carrickmines, Co Dublin, owned by the mysterious company Jackson Way.

The Flood Tribunal has heard that political lobbyist Frank Dunlop was offered a £250,000 payment in 1997 if he could secure the rezoning of land in Carrickmines, Co Dublin, owned by the mysterious company Jackson Way.

The opening statement of the current phase of the inquiry also said that Mr Dunlop was offered £100,000 as a "fee" if he successfully secured the rezoning of the same land four years earlier.

The statement said that businessman Jim Kennedy gave Mr Dunlop £25,000 to pay off councillors to have the land rezoned.

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