Fianna Fáil’s Kate Feeney has been elected  in the Blackrock ward.Photograph: DAVE MEEHANS 4:34

The counting of votes in the Dún Laoghaire ward of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has been adjourned indefinitely.Labour requested that ballots(...)

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(...)

Businessman Jim Kennedy will have to take legal action to collect a €12.86 million land compensation payment, sources have indicated

Businessman Jim Kennedy will have to take legal action to collect a €12.86 million land compensation payment after the planning tribunal found he wa(...)

Frank Dunlop arriving at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on Monday. Photograph: Collins Courts

A corruption trial against businessman Jim Kennedy, a councillor and two former councillors has collapsed.The Director of Public Prosecutions entered (...)

Former councillor Donal Lydon arriving at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court earlier this week. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The corruption trial of businessman Jim Kennedy and four county councillors has been adjourned until Monday at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.Judge Ma(...)

Frank Dunlop told the court today that he met Owen O’Callaghan in 1991 and agreed a fee of IR£1.8 million for lobbying work to secure the Quarryvale rezoning. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Former lobbyist Frank Dunlop has claimed developer Owen O’Callaghan was not aware of bribes paid to councillors for rezoning land at Quarryvale, whic(...)

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(...)