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#Mahon

# mahon - Monday 14 March, 2016

13-year-old girl seriously injured in fall from road bridge

The incident happened at about 8am this morning in Mahon, Co Cork.

# mahon - Thursday 16 July, 2015

What’s Bertie been up to?

The former taoiseach is before the banking inquiry this week, but what’s he been doing since he left office?

# mahon - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Appeals for Cork teenager missing since last week – have you seen her?

Louise Scannell was last seen in the Mahon area.

# mahon - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Check out this video of Fianna Fáil minister Ray Burke ‘baring his soul’ to the Dáil in 1997

Four months after Fianna Fáil’s return to power, the new minister is embroiled in controversy.

# mahon - Thursday 26 June, 2014

It turns out the Mahon Tribunal is going to cost less than was previously thought*

*Though it’s still a whopping €159 million.

# mahon - Friday 20 June, 2014

Here’s what you need to know about Brendan Howlin’s new lobbying law

A Bill published by Brendan Howlin will essentially deal with: ‘Who is contacting whom and about what’.

# mahon - Friday 22 November, 2013

Key Mahon Tribunal witness Tom Gilmartin passes away RIP

Key Mahon Tribunal witness Tom Gilmartin passes away

The businessman and property developer gave evidence alleging he gave a large cheque to former Fianna Fáil TD Pádraig Flynn when trying to develop a shopping centre.

# mahon - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Column: Living with the legacy of corruption

Young Dublin Fianna Fáil councillor Paul McAuliffe says the corruption revealed in the Mahon report makes it difficult to repair public’s trust in politics.

“He was a man with the biggest ego” – choice quotes from the final Mahon chapter

“He was a sort of slippery type of person and you would want to be very cautious in your dealings with him”.

# mahon - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about Pat Kenny leaving RTÉ, a newly-published chapter from the Mahon report and a man jailed for the manslaughter of Melanie McCarthy McNamara.

Rezoning, holidaying with Redmond and a secret map: Mahon’s verdict on developer Jim Kennedy

The businessman was at the centre of the recent corruption trial which collapsed when witness Frank Dunlop fell ill. Today, Mahon has had its say on his involvement with lands in Carrickmines.

The who’s who of the Mahon Tribunal

The longest-running inquiry in the history of the State has concluded its report – these were some of the names it focused on.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Why did we have to wait so long for the final Mahon chapter?

The final chapter of the report was delayed due to a trial that ultimately collapsed.

Mahon: Frank Dunlop bribed councillors for rezoning of M50 lands

The Tribunal has found that Frank Dunlop made the corrupt payments to the councillors on behalf of businessman Jim Kennedy.

Mahon Tribunal timeline: From whistleblower to digouts Mahon This post contains videos

Mahon Tribunal timeline: From whistleblower to digouts

Here’s everything you need to know to get to grips with the planning and permission tribunal of inquiry, which published its final chapter this morning.

# mahon - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Woman arrested after cannabis and gun found in Cork house

The woman was arrested at the scene after Gardaí found cannabis worth an estimated €30,000.

# mahon - Saturday 22 December, 2012

St Luke’s Office transferred back to Fianna Fáil

In the fallout from the Mahon Tribunal report, the trustees agreed to sign the building over.

# mahon - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Post-mortem on Pat Deasy carried out

The Cork man died after being critically injured during an altercation outside a pub at the weekend.

# mahon - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Column: Corruption has played a starring role in Ireland’s economic crisis

The countries suffering the most from the economic turmoil in Europe all have major problems with corruption, writes Nuala Haughey.

# mahon - Monday 21 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

€196 million: the estimated final cost for the Mahon Tribunal

The Department of the Environment updates its formal estimates on how much the Planning Tribunal will cost the public.

# mahon - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

“Therese Ridge is not a crook” – FG cllr appeals party action after Mahon

Dublin councillor Therese Ridge says she did nothing wrong in accepting a donation from Frank Dunlop, an action which the Mahon Tribunal found was inappropriate.

# mahon - Thursday 10 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Our essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any other bits and pieces you may have missed…

# mahon - Monday 23 April, 2012

Mahon: Varadkar backs Olivia Mitchell amid suggestion she could resign seat

The Sunday Independent reported that the Dublin South TD would resign her seat if censured by Fine Gael over the Mahon Tribunal findings.

# mahon - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Poll: Should Ministers meet with TDs criticised in tribunals? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ministers meet with TDs criticised in tribunals?

Government ministers have faced criticism for meeting with Michael Lowry following the Moriarty Tribunal findings but they argue that they cannot refuse to meet with elected public representatives. What do you think?

# mahon - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

No information sought from Fianna Fáil over Flynn payment

A report at the weekend said that authorities could not investigate a corrupt payment made to the former minister because there had been no complaint about it.

Ahern’s profile removed from public speaking agencies’ websites

A spokesman for one public speaking agency said it had been advised to remove the former Taoiseach’s profile.

# mahon - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Shatter admits frustration, but says Anglo probe can’t be rushed

The minister for justice responds to criticism from Pat Rabbitte in today’s Sunday Independent, saying full investigations need time.

Bertie: ‘I have always got on well with the Irish people’

The former Taoiseach has criticised the media and the findings of the Mahon Tribunal in an interview with the Irish Sun on Sunday today.

# mahon - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Fine Gael chair says Mahon could chair ‘anti-corruption commission’

Charlie Flanagan has called for the setting-up of an anti-corruption commission in the wake of the Mahon Tribunal findings.

# mahon - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

“Significant progress” made in tackling Celtic Tiger-era planning – Minister

Minister for Housing Jan O’Sullivan said significant progress is being made in tackling the legacy of Celtic Tiger-era planning.

Commission will not strip Flynn’s pension before court ruling

Current commissioner Maros Sefcovic says Padraig Flynn’s pension may be stripped, but only after he is convicted of an offence.

# mahon - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Action on planning inquiries ‘could help stop another property bubble’

An Taisce said alleged irregularities at seven councils had not yet been properly investigated.

# mahon - Sunday 1 April, 2012

What WOULD it take for a politician to lose their pension?

We take a closer look at the legislation proposed to be amended to allow Oireachtas members be stripped of their pensions if they are guilty of corruption.

# mahon - Saturday 31 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Dermot Morgan jokes about Bertie Ahern… in 1994 R.I.P. This post contains videos

WATCH: Dermot Morgan jokes about Bertie Ahern… in 1994

It’s Father Ted’s 60th birthday today. Even if he was still around, he probably couldn’t have been any more on-the-button.

# mahon - Friday 30 March, 2012

Fianna Fáil: “It has been a very difficult week”

The party’s National Executive met this evening to discuss the fallout from the Mahon Report.

St Luke’s trustees agree to transfer building back to Fianna Fáil

The infamous ‘Drumcondra mafia’ have agreed to transfer ownership of Bertie Ahern’s former constituency office back to the party centrally.

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