Mr Justice Feargus Flood: he was unable to help the tribunal in its response to pleadings made by Mr Muphy because of his state of health. Photograph:  Peter Thursfield

The former chairman of the Planning Tribunal, Mr Justice Feargus Flood, conducted “all the work” which was complained of in the proceedings taken by b(...)

Joseph Murphy jnr attends the Flood tribunal at  Dublin Castle in 2000. Photograph: Pat Langan

The Tribunal of Inquiry into Certain Planning Matters and Payments was established in 1997, issued its last report in 2012, remains in existence, and (...)