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#Mahon Tribunal

# mahon-tribunal - Monday 23 April, 2018

What exactly did the Mahon Tribunal find against Bertie Ahern?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What exactly did the Mahon Tribunal find against Bertie Ahern?

Apr 23rd 2018, 10:54 AM 38,072 Views 61 Comments

The former Taoiseach recently walked out of an interview after being asked about the Tribunal’s findings.

# mahon-tribunal - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Bertie Ahern cuts interview short after he's asked about Mahon Tribunal
# Conflict Zone
# Conflict Zone

Bertie Ahern cuts interview short after he's asked about Mahon Tribunal

Apr 21st 2018, 10:12 AM 98,636 Views 36 Comments

“I’ve dealt with that issue and I am not saying any more about that issue.”

# mahon-tribunal - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Fianna Fáil branch to ask Bertie Ahern to rejoin party
# Welcome Back
# Welcome Back

Fianna Fáil branch to ask Bertie Ahern to rejoin party

Nov 29th 2016, 10:04 PM 37,588 Views 194 Comments

Dublin Central chair Brian Mohan said Ahern “has been nothing but loyal to Fianna Fáil” and “deserves a second chance”.

# mahon-tribunal - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Controversial former Dublin planner George Redmond has died
# Dublin
# Dublin

Controversial former Dublin planner George Redmond has died

Feb 17th 2016, 8:56 PM 23,824 Views 77 Comments

Redmond passed away in hospital after a short illness.

# mahon-tribunal - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Elected officials need to know there are consequences to corruption
# Opinion
# Opinion

Elected officials need to know there are consequences to corruption

Dec 9th 2015, 12:00 PM 154 Views 42 Comments

Corruption is a health risk to our democracy, writes Nuala Haughey.

# mahon-tribunal - Thursday 16 July, 2015

What's Bertie been up to?
# Keeping Busy
# Keeping Busy

What's Bertie been up to?

Jul 16th 2015, 2:00 PM 51,149 Views 79 Comments

The former taoiseach is before the banking inquiry this week, but what’s he been doing since he left office?

# mahon-tribunal - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Check out this video of Fianna Fáil minister Ray Burke 'baring his soul' to the Dáil in 1997
# Back In The Day
# Back In The Day

Check out this video of Fianna Fáil minister Ray Burke 'baring his soul' to the Dáil in 1997

Aug 31st 2014, 5:30 PM 11,680 Views 38 Comments

Four months after Fianna Fáil’s return to power, the new minister is embroiled in controversy.

# mahon-tribunal - Thursday 26 June, 2014

It turns out the Mahon Tribunal is going to cost less than was previously thought*
# Small Mercies
# Small Mercies

It turns out the Mahon Tribunal is going to cost less than was previously thought*

Jun 26th 2014, 12:06 PM 5,416 Views 24 Comments

*Though it’s still a whopping €159 million.

# mahon-tribunal - Friday 22 November, 2013

Key Mahon Tribunal witness Tom Gilmartin passes away
# RIP
# RIP

Key Mahon Tribunal witness Tom Gilmartin passes away

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:59 PM 10,327 Views 53 Comments

The businessman and property developer gave evidence alleging he gave a large cheque to former Fianna Fáil TD Pádraig Flynn when trying to develop a shopping centre.

# mahon-tribunal - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Read: Village magazine's vow to take legal action on white collar crime
# Corruption
# Corruption

Read: Village magazine's vow to take legal action on white collar crime

Aug 14th 2013, 10:18 AM 7,538 Views 51 Comments

The current affairs magazine has called on DPP to initiate legal proceedings against those found by specific bankers and people found by the Mahon Tribunal to have been involved in corrupt activities – or else it will.

# mahon-tribunal - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Column: The Mahon Report shows we need direct democracy to end abuses of power
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Mahon Report shows we need direct democracy to end abuses of power

Aug 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 179 Views 150 Comments

The corruption identified in the Mahon Report would have been avoided under a system of direct democracy – which demands that the public have a real say in decisions that affect their lives, writes Raymond Whitehead.

# mahon-tribunal - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Column: Living with the legacy of corruption
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Living with the legacy of corruption

Aug 1st 2013, 7:30 AM 137 Views 63 Comments

Young Dublin Fianna Fáil councillor Paul McAuliffe says the corruption revealed in the Mahon report makes it difficult to repair public’s trust in politics.

"He was a man with the biggest ego" - choice quotes from the final Mahon chapter
# Mahon Tribunal
# Mahon Tribunal

"He was a man with the biggest ego" - choice quotes from the final Mahon chapter

Aug 1st 2013, 6:50 AM 7,712 Views 15 Comments

“He was a sort of slippery type of person and you would want to be very cautious in your dealings with him”.

# mahon-tribunal - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Rezoning, holidaying with Redmond and a secret map: Mahon's verdict on developer Jim Kennedy
# Mahon
# Mahon

Rezoning, holidaying with Redmond and a secret map: Mahon's verdict on developer Jim Kennedy

Jul 31st 2013, 8:30 PM 7,002 Views 11 Comments

The businessman was at the centre of the recent corruption trial which collapsed when witness Frank Dunlop fell ill. Today, Mahon has had its say on his involvement with lands in Carrickmines.

The who’s who of the Mahon Tribunal
# Mahon
# Mahon

The who’s who of the Mahon Tribunal

Jul 31st 2013, 8:29 PM 19,020 Views 36 Comments

The longest-running inquiry in the history of the State has concluded its report – these were some of the names it focused on.

Why did we have to wait so long for the final Mahon chapter?
# Mahon
# Mahon

Why did we have to wait so long for the final Mahon chapter?

Jul 31st 2013, 12:25 PM 4,754 Views 18 Comments

The final chapter of the report was delayed due to a trial that ultimately collapsed.

Mahon: Frank Dunlop bribed councillors for rezoning of M50 lands
# Mahon Tribunal
# Mahon Tribunal

Mahon: Frank Dunlop bribed councillors for rezoning of M50 lands

Jul 31st 2013, 12:09 PM 6,934 Views 35 Comments

The Tribunal has found that Frank Dunlop made the corrupt payments to the councillors on behalf of businessman Jim Kennedy.

Mahon Tribunal timeline: From whistleblower to digouts
# Mahon
# Mahon

Mahon Tribunal timeline: From whistleblower to digouts

Jul 31st 2013, 11:28 AM 9,944 Views 20 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know to get to grips with the planning and permission tribunal of inquiry, which published its final chapter this morning.

Carrickmines: Final chapter of Mahon Tribunal report is published
# Mahon
# Mahon

Carrickmines: Final chapter of Mahon Tribunal report is published

Jul 31st 2013, 11:03 AM 5,245 Views 10 Comments

Read it here.

# mahon-tribunal - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Councils given legal guidelines on new local area plans
# Planning
# Planning

Councils given legal guidelines on new local area plans

Jun 25th 2013, 3:18 PM 187 Views 0 Comments

The new guidelines mark the first time that councils have been given legal guidelines on their plans.

# mahon-tribunal - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Micheál Martin: I still keep in touch with Brian Cowen
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Micheál Martin: I still keep in touch with Brian Cowen

Feb 16th 2013, 8:00 AM 11,617 Views 111 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader said he had a “good chat” with his predecessor at a recent funeral but neither Cowen nor Bertie Ahern have any input to party policy.

# mahon-tribunal - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Plans to establish independent planning regulator under Mahon Tribunal terms
# Planning
# Planning

Plans to establish independent planning regulator under Mahon Tribunal terms

Jan 30th 2013, 10:19 AM 2,175 Views 7 Comments

Jan O’Sullivan said it was now a matter of deciding whether an entirely new entity should be created or if the current system should be adapted.

# mahon-tribunal - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Mahon tribunal, water charges and National Lottery
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

Oireachtas agenda: Mahon tribunal, water charges and National Lottery

Jan 29th 2013, 10:11 AM 2,485 Views 8 Comments

Senators debate amendments to water charges laws while TDs consider selling the National Lottery licence.

# mahon-tribunal - Friday 18 January, 2013

Column: Public inquiry system reflects power imbalance in Irish society
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Public inquiry system reflects power imbalance in Irish society

Jan 18th 2013, 7:30 PM 55 Views 24 Comments

Women’s lives are not a priority in the public sphere – and this is clear from a series of inquiries, writes Margaret O’Keeffe.

# mahon-tribunal - Sunday 30 December, 2012

'A logistical, logarithmic progression' : The year in 46 quotes
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

'A logistical, logarithmic progression' : The year in 46 quotes

Dec 30th 2012, 7:00 PM 6,730 Views 6 Comments

“It’s clear that people are pissed off with us as a government” and 45 other quotes that tell the story of 2012.

# mahon-tribunal - Monday 24 December, 2012

Mahon, Reilly, Savita: Game-changing political moments of 2012
# Review2012
# Review2012

Mahon, Reilly, Savita: Game-changing political moments of 2012

Dec 24th 2012, 8:15 AM 4,043 Views 11 Comments

Unlike 2011 this was not a year of any seismic shifts in Irish politics but there were plenty of stand-out moments which will have repercussions going into next year and most of them involved one man…

# mahon-tribunal - Friday 23 November, 2012

Pics: Government publications sales office closes today
# Closure
# Closure

Pics: Government publications sales office closes today

Nov 23rd 2012, 9:06 AM 4,844 Views 11 Comments

No more queues for tribunal reports or the latest CSO stats.

# mahon-tribunal - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Mixed response to Hogan's plans for local council cull
# Local Government
# Local Government

Mixed response to Hogan's plans for local council cull

Oct 16th 2012, 7:11 PM 7,932 Views 42 Comments

Political parties criticise plans to do away with town councils, but the response of others is a little more enthusiastic.

Significant reforms will see planning powers of councillors curtailed
# Local Government
# Local Government

Significant reforms will see planning powers of councillors curtailed

Oct 16th 2012, 2:28 PM 3,631 Views 11 Comments

Minister Phil Hogan said he wanted to remove the possibility of councillors abusing their power.

# mahon-tribunal - Monday 6 August, 2012

'A consensus politician': Bertie Ahern profile still on Fianna Fáil website
# Bertie
# Bertie

'A consensus politician': Bertie Ahern profile still on Fianna Fáil website

Aug 6th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,946 Views 51 Comments

The former taoiseach may have left the party in the wake of damning findings by the Mahon Tribunal but a glowing profile on the Fianna Fáil website remains.

# mahon-tribunal - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Poll: Should the Oireachtas be allowed to investigate the bank guarantee?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Oireachtas be allowed to investigate the bank guarantee?

Jul 18th 2012, 10:09 AM 3,038 Views 39 Comments

Two Oireachtas committee are vying for the chance to investigate the bank guarantee four years ago but should politicians be allowed to scrutinise the decision in the first place?

# mahon-tribunal - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Ridge resigns from Fine Gael in the wake of disciplinary proceedings
# Therese Ridge
# Therese Ridge

Ridge resigns from Fine Gael in the wake of disciplinary proceedings

Jul 7th 2012, 3:22 PM 3,442 Views 22 Comments

Therese Ridge lost the party whip after the Fine Gael disciplinary committee considered the findings of the Mahon Tribunal report against her.

# mahon-tribunal - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Website needed for disclosure of lobbyists' meetings with policy makers
# Open Government
# Open Government

Website needed for disclosure of lobbyists' meetings with policy makers

Jun 19th 2012, 4:44 PM 1,812 Views 8 Comments

Transparency International Ireland has reacted to a report in today’s Irish Times outlining proposed laws that will force lobbyists to disclose their contacts with politicians and senior civil servants.

# mahon-tribunal - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Barrister whose ad led to Mahon Tribunal nominated to the High Court
# Appointment
# Appointment

Barrister whose ad led to Mahon Tribunal nominated to the High Court

Jun 5th 2012, 6:30 PM 5,230 Views 21 Comments

Colm MacEochaidh, a former Fine Gael general election candidate, has been nominated to the High Court by the government.

# mahon-tribunal - Monday 21 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

May 21st 2012, 7:59 PM 4,178 Views 6 Comments

Your nightly round-up of the day’s biggest news stores…

€196 million: the estimated final cost for the Mahon Tribunal
# Mahon
# Mahon

€196 million: the estimated final cost for the Mahon Tribunal

May 21st 2012, 1:22 PM 1,751 Views 17 Comments

The Department of the Environment updates its formal estimates on how much the Planning Tribunal will cost the public.

# mahon-tribunal - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

“Therese Ridge is not a crook” – FG cllr appeals party action after Mahon
# Mahon
# Mahon

“Therese Ridge is not a crook” – FG cllr appeals party action after Mahon

May 16th 2012, 11:11 AM 1,494 Views 9 Comments

Dublin councillor Therese Ridge says she did nothing wrong in accepting a donation from Frank Dunlop, an action which the Mahon Tribunal found was inappropriate.

# mahon-tribunal - Thursday 10 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

May 10th 2012, 7:51 PM 2,903 Views 0 Comments

Our essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any other bits and pieces you may have missed…

# mahon-tribunal - Thursday 26 April, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Apr 26th 2012, 4:48 PM 4,875 Views 10 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# mahon-tribunal - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Mahon whistleblower James Gogarty left with €1m legal costs
# James Gogarty
# James Gogarty

Mahon whistleblower James Gogarty left with €1m legal costs

Apr 24th 2012, 11:20 AM 2,867 Views 10 Comments

James Gogarty incurred legal costs of over €4.5 million for Mahon – but the State was only willing to cover €3.56 million.

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