Wednesday April 1, 2020

Ex TD Cosgrave to go on trial for corruption

Former Fine Gael politician Liam Cosgrave’s trial on corruption charges should proceed, the Supreme Court has ruled.

26th April, 2012
Former Fine Gael politician Liam Cosgrave.

Former Fine Gael politician Liam Cosgrave’s trial on corruption charges should proceed, the Supreme Court has ruled.

The ex-TD and Senator appealed an earlier High Court judgement which came to the same conclusion.

Cosgrave was arrested and charged on in October, 2010. It is alleged that in his role as a County Councillor, he corruptly received sums of money from former government press corps boss Frank Dunlop as inducements or rewards for voting...

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