Mahon 5 years on

The final report of the Mahon Tribunal was published five years ago this month. But what did it achieve, and has anything really changed?

19th March, 2017

The Planning Tribunal helped to cement the reputation of Conway’s pub in Dublin as a den of political corruption. It was located on Parnell Street, around the corner from the building on O’Connell Street where Dublin city councillors would vote on rezoning land for housing.

They would pile into Conway’s pub afterwards where lobbyist Frank Dunlop would hand them envelopes stuffed with cash as payback for supporting his clients’ development plans....

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