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# padraig-flynn - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

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.

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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.

# padraig-flynn - Friday 28 September, 2012

Over €4.1m in pensions paid to former ministers last year

Most current government ministers entitled to pensions from previous ministerial posts surrendered them last year but Finance Minister Michael Noonan didn’t. Bertie Ahern handed back some of his annual pension.

# padraig-flynn - Friday 1 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge 6 memorable moments from 50 years of the Late Late Show Late Late Show This post contains videos

6 memorable moments from 50 years of the Late Late Show

From tearing up Toy Show tickets to Padraig Flynn’s appearance, here are some of the chat show’s highlights. Tell us your favourites…

# padraig-flynn - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Childers calls on Fianna Fáil to make complaint to Gardaí over Flynn payment

Labour MEP Nessa Childers has called on Fianna Fail to prove its commitment to fighting white-collar crime.

# padraig-flynn - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

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.

# padraig-flynn - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

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.

# padraig-flynn - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Final FF councillor quits party ahead of Friday expulsion

Finbarr Hanrahan has formally resigned his membership of the party, meaning all six of the people due for expulsion have gone.

# padraig-flynn - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Here's who else Fianna Fáil may be expelling over Mahon*

*That’s if they don’t resign first.

Dáil to begin debate on Mahon Tribunal findings

Legislation has been largely abandoned this week with TDs set to discuss the corruption revelations in the Tribunal’s final report.

# padraig-flynn - Monday 26 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as any of the bits and pieces you may have missed.

FF youth wing looks to expel Albert Reynolds from party

Ógra Fianna Fáíl will propose a motion which would see a second former taoiseach expelled “for conduct unbecoming”.

Flynn joins Ahern in quitting FF ahead of vote to expel him

The former minister and European Commissioner resigns his membership of Fianna Fáil, joining Bertie Ahern on the scrapheap.

Two down: Bertie Ahern officially resigns from Fianna Fáil

The party also received confirmation that Councillor John Hannon has resigned his membership.

Pensions of corrupt politicians 'could be cut off' - junior minister

Joe Costello said a constitutional amendment could halt payments to politicians named as corrupt by the Mahon Tribunal.

# padraig-flynn - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Awesome people and political corruption: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Awesome people and political corruption: The week in quotes

“I was honest with the Tribunal and I gave it truthful evidence and I reject completely any suggestion that I did otherwise.”

Pee Flynn's Late Late interview was "underhand" says Gilmartin's son Mahon This post contains videos

Pee Flynn's Late Late interview was "underhand" says Gilmartin's son

The developer’s son says his father was vindicated by Mahon and should get more credit for exposing corruption.

# padraig-flynn - Saturday 24 March, 2012

Power, payments, politicians and planning: the Mahon Tribunal in numbers

How much did the report cost per page? How many times does it mention ‘corruption’? And who opposed setting it up?

Call for EU Commission to drop Pádraig Flynn's pension

MEP Nessa Childers says Commission’s code of conduct should be “enforced retroactively” following Mahon findings.

'Politics is the art of illusion' - Frank Dunlop in 2004

The former government advisor has been silent this week but his 2004 book ‘Yes, Taoiseach’ revealed much about him and his thoughts on other key figures in the Mahon Tribunal’s final report.

# padraig-flynn - Friday 23 March, 2012

Flynn 'absolutely rejects' Mahon findings of corrupt payment

The former TD and EU commissioner issues a brief statement rejecting the corruption findings made in the final Tribunal.

Good Friday Agreement ‘cannot absolve’ Ahern on Mahon implications: Martin

Micheál Martin says comments made about Ahern in the Mahon report are “extremely serious”.

In full: Micheál Martin's statement on Mahon and expelling Bertie

The full text of a speech delivered by Micheál Martin this morning in which he explains the decision to expel Bertie Ahern.

# padraig-flynn - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Fianna Fáil had lots more to say on the Mahon Report

Micheál Martin’s response in full to party councillors, Pádraig Flynn and the organisation in Dublin Central.

Ahern dismissed plans for a National Stadium - five years before announcing his own

Ahern “abruptly” dismissed proposals to back a stadium in Neilstown – while Eamon Dunphy and Pee Flynn were involved in botched plans to move Wimbledon FC to Dublin.

FF minister Pádraig Flynn took £50k corrupt payment - Mahon

Bertie Ahern knew about the payment but did not ask his then-cabinet colleague about it for almost a decade, the Tribunal has found.

# padraig-flynn - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

In full: what former ministers get after the government's new levy

We’ve gone through the list of ministerial pensions to see precisely how each living former minister is hit by the various levies.

# padraig-flynn - Friday 17 December, 2010

The end of Flynnasty: Beverley Flynn's resignation drops curtain on political drama started by dad Pee Flynnasty This post contains videos

The end of Flynnasty: Beverley Flynn's resignation drops curtain on political drama started by dad Pee

Mayo TD once dubbed a “class act” by her father on bizarre Late Late interview finally quits the in-out of her Dail career for “family”.