Frank Dunlop (65) agreed with Michael O’Higgins, SC, defending James Kennedy, that he had told “big lies about important matters” at the Flood tribunal in April 2000 but insisted he was now telling the truth to the jury. Photograph:  Collins Courts

Former political lobbyist Frank Dunlop agreed he told “big lies about important matters” when he gave evidence to a tribunal 13 years ago - but told t(...)

Frank Dunlop told a court today he kept a large stash of money, between £75,000 and £80,000 to be ‘dished out’ during a time when a motion was being passed in May  1992.

A former political lobbyist has told a trial he was dishonest while giving evidence during the Flood tribunal and had a “war chest of funds” bank acco(...)

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(...)