“The shortcomings of our processes for investigating corruption are all too obvious today following the release of this chapter and last week’s collapse of the corruption trial because of the illness of former lobbyist Frank Dunlop.” Photograph: Collins Courts.

The publication yesterday of the “missing chapter” from the planning tribunal’s final report represents the final act of an inquiry that started 16 ye(...)

Mr Dunlop said he was given the money by businessman James Kennedy in the basement of his amusement arcade “in the full knowledge” it would be used to pay county councillors.

Former government press secretary Frank Dunlop has told Dublin Circuit Criminal Court he paid £25,000 to eight Dublin councillors to secure the rezoni(...)