Tom LyonsThe state body responsible for Dublin’s National Aquatic Centre has withdrawn its appeal of a scathing judgement by Justice Max Barrett in th(...)

Dublin Waterworld director John Moriarty: “I wonder how much more of taxpayers’ money is going to be wasted by this quango on ridiculous litigation.”  Photograph:  Domnick Walsh Photography

The State body responsible for Dublin’s National Aquatic Centre knew from 2002 “what the law required it to do” in relation to the treatment of a €10(...)

The National Aquatic Centre at Abbotstown in Dublin. Dublin Waterworld Ltd entered into a lease in 2003 to operate the centre but a dispute later arose about whether VAT was payable on the lease. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The former operator of the National Aquatic Centre is claiming more than €30 million losses and damages over being pursued by a State-owned company fo(...)