Former minister for justice  Ray Burke  at the Mahon Tribunal at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Only some of the corruption findings made by the planning tribunal against former Fianna Fáil minister Ray Burke are being withdrawn.Tribunal chairma(...)

 Mr Justice Feargus  Flood, first chairman  of the  planning tribunal. In 2002, ordinary citizens queued around the block when  Mr Justice  Flood published his damning report on the payments made to former Fianna Fáil minister Ray Burke. Photograph: Alan Betson

The planning tribunal, in its heyday, was box office. For years, nightly news led with the latest from Dublin Castle, where the public gallery was reg(...)

The former assistant city and county manager for Dublin,  George Redmond: In the High Court, the planning tribunal agreed to withdraw the original report, published in 2004, and to remove all adverse findings in it about  him. It also agreed to pay his legal costs.  Photograph:  Collins Courts

The planning tribunal has published a revised version of its report on George Redmond, from which all conclusions and adverse findings against the fo(...)

George Redmond outside the Flood  tribunal in 1999. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

George Redmond once described the payments he got from developers during his career as a “sword of Damocles”. Now, 25 years after his career ended and(...)

George Redmond outside the planning tribunal in Dublin Castle in 1999.

The planning tribunal has withdrawn its report on George Redmond after the former assistant Dublin city and county manager won his case overturning co(...)

Ireland’s Joseph  Murphy is in second and fourth place  at the four-star event in Pau. Photograph:  Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Ireland’s Joseph Murphy lies second and fourth after today’s cross-country phase of the four-star event in Pau, the first leg of the 2015/15 FEI Clas(...)

Germany’s Ingrid Klimke shares the lead with Britain’s William Fox-Pitt after dressage in Pau. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Germany’s Ingrid Klimke, riding Horseware Hale Bob, shares the lead after dressage in Pau on 39.3 penalties with Britain’s William Fox-Pitt and the N(...)

Former minister for justice Ray Burke arriving at the Mahon tribunal at Dublin Castle in 2006. The tribunal has paid legal fees to builders Tom Brennan and Joseph McGowan, who it found made corrupt payments to Burke. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Mahon tribunal has begun making substantial payments to cover the legal fees of some of those it found to be involved in corruption in the planni(...)

Supporters of the victims outside Belfast Coroner’s Court at the start of a new inquest into the deaths of 10 people shot dead by British soldiers in west Belfast in 1971. Photograph: PA

The coroner in the inquest into the so-called Ballymurphy Massacre is to decide if the body of one of the 11 victims should be exhumed to help (...)

Liberty Counsel (left) is given a peach of a ride by conditional jockey Ben Dalton.

Liberty Counsel’s shock 50 to 1 victory in yesterday’s Ladbrokes Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse was a skinning result for the bookies but a(...)