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 Ahern’s standing within Fianna Fáil – he resigned his membership in 2012 in advance of a move to expel him because of the findings of the Mahon Tribunal – remains a pebble in his shoe.   Photograph: David Sleator

Bertie Ahern’s haunts are mostly still the same: Croke Park, Parnell Park – the home of Dublin GAA – and some pubs around the north side of Dublin whe(...)

Six shop units in Navan town centre on the Kennedy Road, which produce an annual rent roll of €217,500

Six shop units beside the main entrance to the busy Navan Shopping Centre are to be offered for sale at a guide price of more than €2.3 million. Ja(...)

Mr Justice Alan Mahon: has long since returned to spending most of his time in the courts. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill .

On the lines of the old football cliché, the planning tribunal was a game of two halves. The first, the years from 1997 to 2002, covered its start-u(...)

George Redmond in 2012. The tribunal paid €419,000 in legal fees to the recently deceased former planning official. File photograph: Collins Courts

The planning tribunal has generated almost €23 million in third-party legal fees over the past decade, including €8 million in the last two years, new(...)

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(...)

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