Former Fianna Fáil councillor Don Lydon sought and received a corrupt £3,000 payment from Frank Dunlop for supporting a motion to rezone land as industrial, according to the Planning tribunal report.

DON LYDONFormer Fianna Fáil councillor Don Lydon sought and received a corrupt £3,000 payment from Frank Dunlop for supporting a motion to rezone land(...)

“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(...)

 Jim Kennedy: had denied giving Mr Dunlop £25,000 in 1991 to bribe councillors to vote in favour of rezoning land at Carrickmines

The Criminal Assets Bureau action against businessman Jim Kennedy is to proceed despite the criminal case against him having failed and the findings i(...)

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(...)

Businessman James Kennedy is charged with making corrupt payments to politicians at a number of locations in Dublin city. Photograph: Collins Courts

Five men have gone on trial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on charges of giving or receiving corrupt payments in relation to the rezoning of land in(...)

Former Fianna Fáil councillor and senator Don Lydon.

Five men have gone on trial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on charges of giving or receiving corrupt payments in relation to the rezoning of land in(...)