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# mahon - Saturday 24 March, 2012

Column: ‘A wheel turning so slowly the hamster died’ – my day at the Mahon
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Column: ‘A wheel turning so slowly the hamster died’ – my day at the Mahon

Mar 24th 2012, 8:30 AM 63 Views 17 Comments

Sinéad Keogh spent a day at the Mahon Tribunal in 2007. Five years later, she remembers her experience.

'Politics is the art of illusion' - Frank Dunlop in 2004
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'Politics is the art of illusion' - Frank Dunlop in 2004

Mar 24th 2012, 8:00 AM 2,775 Views 12 Comments

The former government advisor has been silent this week but his 2004 book ‘Yes, Taoiseach’ revealed much about him and his thoughts on other key figures in the Mahon Tribunal’s final report.

# mahon - Friday 23 March, 2012

Column: Cardinal Rules - Our day with Mahon
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Column: Cardinal Rules - Our day with Mahon

Mar 23rd 2012, 8:30 PM 3 Views 10 Comments

This week, the not Primate of All Ireland recounts the anguish of the Mahon report – especially the bit where he tried to download it.

Taoiseach's appearance with O'Brien on NYSE 'shouldn't have happened' - Martin
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Taoiseach's appearance with O'Brien on NYSE 'shouldn't have happened' - Martin

Mar 23rd 2012, 2:00 PM 5,624 Views 37 Comments

Micheál Martin said that all political parties had to “dramatically change our approach to how we fund politics” at a press conference today.

Flynn 'absolutely rejects' Mahon findings of corrupt payment
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Flynn 'absolutely rejects' Mahon findings of corrupt payment

Mar 23rd 2012, 12:53 PM 3,899 Views 66 Comments

The former TD and EU commissioner issues a brief statement rejecting the corruption findings made in the final Tribunal.

Good Friday Agreement ‘cannot absolve’ Ahern on Mahon implications: Martin
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Good Friday Agreement ‘cannot absolve’ Ahern on Mahon implications: Martin

Mar 23rd 2012, 11:45 AM 3,077 Views 42 Comments

Micheál Martin says comments made about Ahern in the Mahon report are “extremely serious”.

In full: Micheál Martin's statement on Mahon and expelling Bertie
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In full: Micheál Martin's statement on Mahon and expelling Bertie

Mar 23rd 2012, 11:23 AM 2,501 Views 16 Comments

The full text of a speech delivered by Micheál Martin this morning in which he explains the decision to expel Bertie Ahern.

Poll: Was the Mahon Tribunal worth the money?
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Poll: Was the Mahon Tribunal worth the money?

Mar 23rd 2012, 10:27 AM 4,026 Views 69 Comments

It exposed details of “endemic” corruption and is expected to cost as much as €250million. So was it worth it?

Gallery: Mahon Tribunal hits the front pages
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Gallery: Mahon Tribunal hits the front pages

Mar 23rd 2012, 9:22 AM 2,315 Views 9 Comments

‘He lied and lied and lied again’. How the newspapers saw the report’s revelations…

Two FF vice-presidents abstained in vote on Bertie expulsion
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Two FF vice-presidents abstained in vote on Bertie expulsion

Mar 23rd 2012, 8:51 AM 4,585 Views 45 Comments

Party vice-presidents Kathryn Byrne and Senator Mary White both opted against recommending the former Taoiseach’s expulsion.

Micheál Martin ‘showing how macho he is’, says Ahern’s brother
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Micheál Martin ‘showing how macho he is’, says Ahern’s brother

Mar 23rd 2012, 8:47 AM 3,298 Views 50 Comments

Former TD Noel Ahern welcomed the Mahon Tribunal’s findings but says FF should proceed slowly on proposed expulsions.

‘I feel betrayed’: Political figures respond to Mahon Tribunal findings
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‘I feel betrayed’: Political figures respond to Mahon Tribunal findings

Mar 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 3,217 Views 23 Comments

As the major parties digest the implications of the Mahon report, here’s what their members (and others) have been saying on the side…

13 things we learned from Mahon's final report
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13 things we learned from Mahon's final report

Mar 23rd 2012, 6:45 AM 6,445 Views 11 Comments

Who was ‘taken care’ of? What new powers should a future Tribunal have? What councillors were corrupt? Read it in a nutshell.

Gambling, lies, whip-arounds and the Teflon Taoiseach: how the world read Mahon
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Gambling, lies, whip-arounds and the Teflon Taoiseach: how the world read Mahon

Mar 23rd 2012, 6:30 AM 4,187 Views 27 Comments

With some bags of cash, secrets and bizarre finances thrown into the mix too.

# mahon - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Fianna Fáil had lots more to say on the Mahon Report
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Fianna Fáil had lots more to say on the Mahon Report

Mar 22nd 2012, 10:23 PM 5,576 Views 62 Comments

Micheál Martin’s response in full to party councillors, Pádraig Flynn and the organisation in Dublin Central.

Fianna Fáil TD demands Mahon Report correction
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Fianna Fáil TD demands Mahon Report correction

Mar 22nd 2012, 10:10 PM 7,031 Views 32 Comments

Laois TD Seán Fleming is seeking an urgent correction to his “probably inadvertent” mention in the fifth and final report of the tribunal.

Fianna Fáil to put forward motion to expel Bertie Ahern
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Fianna Fáil to put forward motion to expel Bertie Ahern

Mar 22nd 2012, 9:49 PM 5,238 Views 60 Comments

Micheál Martin has called his conduct “unbecoming” of a member of the party.

Bertie Ahern: I hid nothing...I have told the truth
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Bertie Ahern: I hid nothing...I have told the truth

Mar 22nd 2012, 9:28 PM 5,897 Views 58 Comments

The former Taoiseach said he will continue to examine ways to vindicate his name.

In full: Bertie Ahern's statement on the Mahon Report
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In full: Bertie Ahern's statement on the Mahon Report

Mar 22nd 2012, 9:07 PM 9,349 Views 91 Comments

“I was honest with the Tribunal and I gave it truthful evidence and I reject completely any suggestion that I did otherwise.”

24 major events that have changed our world in the time it took Mahon to conclude
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24 major events that have changed our world in the time it took Mahon to conclude

Mar 22nd 2012, 8:00 PM 198,844 Views 14 Comments

From the Good Friday Agreement to 9/11 and iPods, here are just some of the events we’ve seen in the past 15 years.

Fianna Fáil to consider Bertie Ahern membership, says Martin
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Fianna Fáil to consider Bertie Ahern membership, says Martin

Mar 22nd 2012, 7:00 PM 4,105 Views 42 Comments

The party leader said it was regrettable that Ahern was unable to account for the origin of payments outlined in the Mahon Tribunal report.

‘PS I Robbed You’… and today’s other #MahonMovies
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‘PS I Robbed You’… and today’s other #MahonMovies

Mar 22nd 2012, 7:00 PM 5,866 Views 1 Comment

The Twitter trend for the day that’s in it.

AS IT HAPPENED: Ahern did not account for €165k; Flynn, Dunlop, Lawlor corrupt – Mahon
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AS IT HAPPENED: Ahern did not account for €165k; Flynn, Dunlop, Lawlor corrupt – Mahon

Mar 22nd 2012, 5:40 PM 27,791 Views 92 Comments

After 15 years, over 900 days of sittings, and costing the taxpayer in excess of €250 million, the Mahon tribunal has published its final report.

Mahon: The verdict on councillors involved in Quarryvale
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Mahon: The verdict on councillors involved in Quarryvale

Mar 22nd 2012, 5:20 PM 5,358 Views 14 Comments

Thirty councillors were investigated in relation to alleged corrupt payments over the development of Quarryvale in west Dublin – who was compromised and who was vindicated?

Ahern dismissed plans for a National Stadium - five years before announcing his own
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Ahern dismissed plans for a National Stadium - five years before announcing his own

Mar 22nd 2012, 3:49 PM 5,501 Views 10 Comments

Ahern “abruptly” dismissed proposals to back a stadium in Neilstown – while Eamon Dunphy and Pee Flynn were involved in botched plans to move Wimbledon FC to Dublin.

Bertie Archive File Pic of the Day
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Bertie Archive File Pic of the Day

Mar 22nd 2012, 2:49 PM 3,842 Views 21 Comments

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How to prevent corruption in the future: Mahon's recommendations
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How to prevent corruption in the future: Mahon's recommendations

Mar 22nd 2012, 2:27 PM 13,120 Views 51 Comments

The payments and planning inquiry has learned some valuable lessons in 15 years, it says – here are its recommendations for fighting corruption.

Here's what the Taoiseach was doing as the Mahon report was released
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Here's what the Taoiseach was doing as the Mahon report was released

Mar 22nd 2012, 2:06 PM 3,061 Views 28 Comments

He was at a photocall for the Irish Cancer Society…

Frank Dunlop: A ‘problematic witness’ with a war chest
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Frank Dunlop: A ‘problematic witness’ with a war chest

Mar 22nd 2012, 2:03 PM 1,908 Views 2 Comments

The former Fianna Fáil press secretary had over IR£535,000 in cash at his disposal for “making disbursements to councillors” in the early 90s.

Government will refer Mahon report to DPP, Revenue, Gardaí
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Government will refer Mahon report to DPP, Revenue, Gardaí

Mar 22nd 2012, 1:20 PM 1,699 Views 21 Comments

TDs will abandon legislative plans next week to discuss the report’s findings on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Mahon: Liam Lawlor “hopelessly compromised” by payments from developers
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Mahon: Liam Lawlor “hopelessly compromised” by payments from developers

Mar 22nd 2012, 12:55 PM 2,969 Views 14 Comments

The 25-year TD “conducted a personal business” where he sold his influence for personal reward, the Mahon Tribunal finds.

FF minister Pádraig Flynn took £50k corrupt payment - Mahon
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FF minister Pádraig Flynn took £50k corrupt payment - Mahon

Mar 22nd 2012, 12:38 PM 7,694 Views 40 Comments

Bertie Ahern knew about the payment but did not ask his then-cabinet colleague about it for almost a decade, the Tribunal has found.

Gilmore: If Mahon finds corruption, it will go to DPP
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Gilmore: If Mahon finds corruption, it will go to DPP

Mar 22nd 2012, 12:20 PM 1,724 Views 28 Comments

Tanaiste calls for Mahon report to be debated in the the Dáil next week while stating in Leader’s Questions that corruption should be “pursued vigorously by the authorities”.

Mahon on Bertie: Payments worth IR£165,000 'not truthfully accounted for'
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Mahon on Bertie: Payments worth IR£165,000 'not truthfully accounted for'

Mar 22nd 2012, 11:36 AM 5,729 Views 49 Comments

The Mahon Tribunal stops short, however, of making any findings of corruption against the three-term former Taoiseach.

FBI called to analyse Frank Dunlop's 'redacted' diaries
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FBI called to analyse Frank Dunlop's 'redacted' diaries

Mar 22nd 2012, 11:34 AM 2,496 Views 5 Comments

The FBI successfully identified information which the Tribunal says Dunlop had attempted to conceal or alter.

Corrupt payments to councillors were 'abuse of democratic system' - Mahon
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Corrupt payments to councillors were 'abuse of democratic system' - Mahon

Mar 22nd 2012, 11:23 AM 2,448 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, sports broadcaster Bill O’Herlihy has been cleared by the Tribunal of any improper conduct.

"Will we f**k": The Mahon Tribunal in quotes
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"Will we f**k": The Mahon Tribunal in quotes

Mar 22nd 2012, 8:00 AM 9,012 Views 12 Comments

From Bertie Ahern and his Holy Communion money to the Bailey brothers laughing at the idea of getting a receipt, here’s some of the most striking quotes from the Mahon Tribunal over the past 15 years.

Poll: Are you interested in the findings of the Mahon Tribunal?
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Poll: Are you interested in the findings of the Mahon Tribunal?

Mar 22nd 2012, 7:45 AM 3,741 Views 66 Comments

We’ve waited 15 years for the report into planning corruption and payments to politicians…do you still care?

# mahon - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Mar 21st 2012, 7:50 PM 3,761 Views 0 Comments

Your essential news round-up, including the day’s biggest stories plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.

Mahon Tribunal report to be published tomorrow morning
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Mahon Tribunal report to be published tomorrow morning

Mar 21st 2012, 6:56 PM 3,067 Views 46 Comments

The Tribunal into planning matters and payments to politicians will deliver its final report tomorrow morning, TheJournal.ie understands.