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No information sought from Fianna Fáil over Flynn payment
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# Flynn

No information sought from Fianna Fáil over Flynn payment

Apr 10th 2012, 3:18 PM 4,091 Views 29 Comments

A report at the weekend said that authorities could not investigate a corrupt payment made to the former minister because there had been no complaint about it.

Ahern's profile removed from public speaking agencies' websites
# Bertie
# Bertie

Ahern's profile removed from public speaking agencies' websites

Apr 10th 2012, 10:24 AM 5,129 Views 30 Comments

A spokesman for one public speaking agency said it had been advised to remove the former Taoiseach’s profile.

Shatter admits frustration, but says Anglo probe can't be rushed
# Prosecutions
# Prosecutions

Shatter admits frustration, but says Anglo probe can't be rushed

Apr 8th 2012, 12:41 PM 2,822 Views 68 Comments

The minister for justice responds to criticism from Pat Rabbitte in today’s Sunday Independent, saying full investigations need time.

Bertie: 'I have always got on well with the Irish people'
# Ahern
# Ahern

Bertie: 'I have always got on well with the Irish people'

Apr 8th 2012, 8:11 AM 7,583 Views 126 Comments

The former Taoiseach has criticised the media and the findings of the Mahon Tribunal in an interview with the Irish Sun on Sunday today.

Fine Gael chair says Mahon could chair 'anti-corruption commission'
# Corruption
# Corruption

Fine Gael chair says Mahon could chair 'anti-corruption commission'

Apr 7th 2012, 8:30 AM 2,051 Views 29 Comments

Charlie Flanagan has called for the setting-up of an anti-corruption commission in the wake of the Mahon Tribunal findings.

"Significant progress" made in tackling Celtic Tiger-era planning - Minister
# Planning
# Planning

"Significant progress" made in tackling Celtic Tiger-era planning - Minister

Apr 4th 2012, 6:15 PM 2,199 Views 15 Comments

Minister for Housing Jan O’Sullivan said significant progress is being made in tackling the legacy of Celtic Tiger-era planning.

Commission will not strip Flynn's pension before court ruling
# Mahon
# Mahon

Commission will not strip Flynn's pension before court ruling

Apr 4th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,346 Views 30 Comments

Current commissioner Maros Sefcovic says Padraig Flynn’s pension may be stripped, but only after he is convicted of an offence.

Action on planning inquiries 'could help stop another property bubble'
# Planning
# Planning

Action on planning inquiries 'could help stop another property bubble'

Apr 3rd 2012, 10:46 AM 1,896 Views 36 Comments

An Taisce said alleged irregularities at seven councils had not yet been properly investigated.

What WOULD it take for a politician to lose their pension?
# Corruption
# Corruption

What WOULD it take for a politician to lose their pension?

Apr 1st 2012, 8:15 AM 6,033 Views 24 Comments

We take a closer look at the legislation proposed to be amended to allow Oireachtas members be stripped of their pensions if they are guilty of corruption.

WATCH: Dermot Morgan jokes about Bertie Ahern… in 1994
# R.I.P.
From The Daily Edge
# R.I.P.

WATCH: Dermot Morgan jokes about Bertie Ahern… in 1994

Mar 31st 2012, 12:47 PM 15,704 Views 20 Comments

It’s Father Ted’s 60th birthday today. Even if he was still around, he probably couldn’t have been any more on-the-button.

Fianna Fáil: “It has been a very difficult week”
# Mahon
# Mahon

Fianna Fáil: “It has been a very difficult week”

Mar 30th 2012, 9:08 PM 3,335 Views 61 Comments

The party’s National Executive met this evening to discuss the fallout from the Mahon Report.

St Luke's trustees agree to transfer building back to Fianna Fáil
# St Luke's
# St Luke's

St Luke's trustees agree to transfer building back to Fianna Fáil

Mar 30th 2012, 10:36 AM 4,393 Views 31 Comments

The infamous ‘Drumcondra mafia’ have agreed to transfer ownership of Bertie Ahern’s former constituency office back to the party centrally.

Government accused of 'arrogance' over cancelled planning inquiries
# Mahon
# Mahon

Government accused of 'arrogance' over cancelled planning inquiries

Mar 29th 2012, 8:00 AM 3,188 Views 20 Comments

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said the investigations into six councils had been “ready to go” when they were halted by Phil Hogan.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Mar 28th 2012, 7:47 PM 6,913 Views 1 Comment

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Column: The Mahon Tribunal failed - and the media did too
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Mahon Tribunal failed - and the media did too

Mar 28th 2012, 2:48 PM 285 Views 12 Comments

Michael Smith, one of the two men whose offer of a reward for information about planning corruption led to the Mahon Tribunal, explains why the investigation was a damp squib.

Final FF councillor quits party ahead of Friday expulsion
# All Out
# All Out

Final FF councillor quits party ahead of Friday expulsion

Mar 28th 2012, 2:08 PM 3,247 Views 43 Comments

Finbarr Hanrahan has formally resigned his membership of the party, meaning all six of the people due for expulsion have gone.

WATCH: Day 2 of the Dáil debate on the Mahon report
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# Mahon

WATCH: Day 2 of the Dáil debate on the Mahon report

Mar 28th 2012, 10:46 AM 867 Views 11 Comments

The Dáil resumes its discussions of the findings of the inquiry into political corruption in the planning process.

Mahon Tribunal issues 'unreserved apology' to Haughey son
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# Mahon

Mahon Tribunal issues 'unreserved apology' to Haughey son

Mar 28th 2012, 7:35 AM 6,393 Views 12 Comments

Conor Haughey was mistakenly named in the report, instead of his brother Ciarán Haughey.

Portraits of tainted taoisigh 'should be removed from Leinster House' - senator
# Mahon
# Mahon

Portraits of tainted taoisigh 'should be removed from Leinster House' - senator

Mar 27th 2012, 9:05 PM 7,544 Views 88 Comments

James Heffernan says the public gallery, which forms part of tours, should not feature portraits of disgraced politicians.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Mar 27th 2012, 7:56 PM 5,240 Views 5 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Barrister whose ad led to Mahon calls for an anti-corruption commission
# Mahon
# Mahon

Barrister whose ad led to Mahon calls for an anti-corruption commission

Mar 27th 2012, 7:31 PM 5,013 Views 22 Comments

Colm Mac Eochaidh has said the information revealed by the Mahon Tribunal has been priceless but has offered an idea for how such costs might be avoided in future.

Column: ‘I thought it would last two months’ – the man whose ad led to Mahon
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘I thought it would last two months’ – the man whose ad led to Mahon

Mar 27th 2012, 7:30 PM 573 Views 15 Comments

Colm Mac Eochaidh, one of the two men whose offer of a £10,000 reward for information about planning corruption led to the Mahon Tribunal, reflects on the past 15 years.

As it happened: The Dáil debate on the Mahon report
Live Mar 27th 2012, 5:37 PM

As it happened: The Dáil debate on the Mahon report

GV Wright and Don Lydon resign from Fianna Fáil
# Mahon
# Mahon

GV Wright and Don Lydon resign from Fianna Fáil

Mar 27th 2012, 3:44 PM 3,620 Views 28 Comments

The resignations had been expected and are the fourth and fifth since the final report of the Mahon Tribunal. Only ex-councillor Finbarr Hanrahan now faces a motion of expulsion at Friday’s Ard Comhairle.

Here's who else Fianna Fáil may be expelling over Mahon*
# Mahon
# Mahon

Here's who else Fianna Fáil may be expelling over Mahon*

Mar 27th 2012, 11:15 AM 5,118 Views 41 Comments

*That’s if they don’t resign first.

Dáil to begin debate on Mahon Tribunal findings
# Mahon Tribunal
# Mahon Tribunal

Dáil to begin debate on Mahon Tribunal findings

Mar 27th 2012, 8:12 AM 958 Views 16 Comments

Legislation has been largely abandoned this week with TDs set to discuss the corruption revelations in the Tribunal’s final report.

Cllr Anne Devitt resigns from Fine Gael
# Mahon
# Mahon

Cllr Anne Devitt resigns from Fine Gael

Mar 26th 2012, 10:26 PM 14,258 Views 58 Comments

Fine Gael confirmed the news tonight, adding that Cllr Devitt had been due to appear before the Party’s Disciplinary Committee.

FF youth wing looks to expel Albert Reynolds from party
# Mahon
# Mahon

FF youth wing looks to expel Albert Reynolds from party

Mar 26th 2012, 7:34 PM 10,173 Views 55 Comments

Ógra Fianna Fáíl will propose a motion which would see a second former taoiseach expelled “for conduct unbecoming”.

Flynn joins Ahern in quitting FF ahead of vote to expel him
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# Mahon

Flynn joins Ahern in quitting FF ahead of vote to expel him

Mar 26th 2012, 5:01 PM 4,646 Views 62 Comments

The former minister and European Commissioner resigns his membership of Fianna Fáil, joining Bertie Ahern on the scrapheap.

Two down: Bertie Ahern officially resigns from Fianna Fáil
# Mahon
# Mahon

Two down: Bertie Ahern officially resigns from Fianna Fáil

Mar 26th 2012, 12:10 PM 4,993 Views 39 Comments

The party also received confirmation that Councillor John Hannon has resigned his membership.

Bertie Ahern describes 'emotional wrench' at leaving Fianna Fáil
# Bertie Ahern
# Bertie Ahern

Bertie Ahern describes 'emotional wrench' at leaving Fianna Fáil

Mar 26th 2012, 7:56 AM 3,461 Views 39 Comments

Writing in today’s Irish Times, the former Taoiseach said he was “deeply wounded” by the Mahon Tribunal findings.

Pensions of corrupt politicians 'could be cut off' - junior minister
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# Mahon

Pensions of corrupt politicians 'could be cut off' - junior minister

Mar 26th 2012, 7:31 AM 3,020 Views 41 Comments

Joe Costello said a constitutional amendment could halt payments to politicians named as corrupt by the Mahon Tribunal.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Mar 25th 2012, 8:12 PM 7,206 Views 7 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Pee Flynn's Late Late interview was "underhand" says Gilmartin's son
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# Mahon

Pee Flynn's Late Late interview was "underhand" says Gilmartin's son

Mar 25th 2012, 1:52 PM 9,358 Views 42 Comments

The developer’s son says his father was vindicated by Mahon and should get more credit for exposing corruption.

Ahern's former partner 'desolate' over rejection of Tribunal evidence
# Mahon
# Mahon

Ahern's former partner 'desolate' over rejection of Tribunal evidence

Mar 25th 2012, 11:15 AM 10,589 Views 39 Comments

Celia Larkin describes Ahern as “sometimes downright rude”, but that she never thought him guilty of corruption.

Ahern "hurt and disappointed" by Mahon, will leave Fianna Fáil
# Ahern
# Ahern

Ahern "hurt and disappointed" by Mahon, will leave Fianna Fáil

Mar 25th 2012, 9:50 AM 6,049 Views 80 Comments

“I can’t allow this blemish on my character to go unanswered,” former Taoiseach says of Mahon report.

Bertie ‘to resign from Fianna Fáil’ before vote to expel him
# Mahon
# Mahon

Bertie ‘to resign from Fianna Fáil’ before vote to expel him

Mar 24th 2012, 10:28 PM 13,614 Views 203 Comments

The man who led Fianna Fáil for 14 years quits the party before a vote to expel him, while continuing to deny any wrongdoing.