Businessman Des Richardson. File photograph: Eric Luke

The former Fianna Fáil fundraiser who organised the tent at the Galway Races has said nothing happened at the annual event except a “great party”. Bus(...)

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen at Leinster House for his appearance before the Oireachtas banking inquiry. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Interesting remarks by Charlie McCreevy and Brian Cowen this week at the Oireachtas banking inquiry about that infamous Fianna Fáil tent at the Galway(...)

St Luke’s in Drumcondra, Dublin,  the constituency office of former taoiseach Bertie Ahern. Fianna Fáil has finalised a deal to sell  St Luke’s for almost €180,000 above the asking price. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil has finalised a deal to sell former taoiseach Bertie Ahern’s former constituency base of St Luke’s for almost €180,000 above the asking pr(...)

 Charles Haughey: “wanted to get in on the action”. Photograph: Colman Doyle

Fianna Fáil had a formidable (and, at times, notorious) fundraising operation since Taca was set up in the 1960s. Most of the funds it raised were in (...)

The building and the cost of operating it were a major element of the investigations of the Mahon Tribunal in 2008

It is an unassuming, detached redbrick on Lower Drumcondra Road in Dublin 9, but was once the most controversial property in Ireland. St Luke’s, the p(...)

Former INBS director says the Central Bank and other State entities have joined together against him. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A former director of Irish Nationwide Building Society (INBS) has alleged the Central Bank and other State entities have joined together in exposing h(...)

U2 frontman Bono defended Ireland’s tax system and the use of Irish companies by multinational companies to reduce their global tax bills. Photograph: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images

U2 frontman Bono defended Ireland’s tax system and the use of Irish companies by multinational companies to reduce their global tax bills, saying that(...)

The planning tribunal says it has withdrawn any criticism of Mr Richardson, a former Fianna Fáil fundraiser, for allegedly failing to identify the origin of £39,000 used to open an account held in the name of Roevin Ireland Ltd. Photograph: Frank Miller

The planning tribunal has corrected an error in its final report relating to businessman Des Richardson and his financial link(...)

Des Richardson: said the tribunal findings were “wholly erroneous” on the basis he was never asked during examination by tribunal counsel to account for the origin of funds in an account known as the Roevin account. Ms Justice Elizabeth Dunne said she accepted there was a mistake in the tribunal findings relating to him, but it was up to the tribunal, not the court, to correct that. Photograph: Eric Luke

Businessman and former Fianna Fáil fundraiser Des Richardson has lost his High Court challenge to certain findings of the Mahon tribunal relat(...)