Trial of former Anglo officials to resume next Monday

Three ex-staff charged with trying to hide accounts linked to Seán FitzPatrick

The trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank officials will resume next week. Photograph: Getty Images

The trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank officials will resume next week. Photograph: Getty Images

 

The trial of three former officials of Anglo Irish Bank is set to resume before a jury next Monday.

Jurors were contacted on Wednesday and were told legal argument was continuing in the case and they would not be required until next week.

Aoife Maguire (60) of Rothe Abbey, South Circular Road, Kilmainham, Dublin; Bernard Daly (65) of Collins Avenue West, Whitehall, Dublin and Tiarnan O’Mahoney (54) of Glen Pines, Enniskerry, Co Wicklow have been charged with trying to hide accounts, connected to the former chairman of the bank, Seán FitzPatrick, from Revenue between March 2003 and December 2004.

They have pleaded not guilty.

All three are accused of conspiring to destroy, mutilate or falsify documents relating to accounts of Mr O’Toole held at Anglo Irish Bank.

Mr Daly and Mr O’Mahoney are accused of furnishing a list of bank accounts in connection with tax that did not include Mr O’Toole’s.

Ms Maguire and Mr O’Mahoney are accused of conspiring to destroy the records of six accounts and defraud revenue.

The accounts were listed in court as Lock Ltd/Suzie Ltd, Carnahalla Ltd/Suzie Ltd, Lock Ltd, Carnahalla Ltd, Triumvirate Properties Ltd and Sean FitzPatrick Trust/Crohan O’Shea Trust.

Legal argument is continuing before Judge Patrick McCartan.