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Mahon Tribunal: Expelling Ahern is only the first part of Martin's mammoth task

A year ago, Fianna Fáil was humiliated at the ballot box; last Thursday, the party was disgraced by the report of the Mahon Tribunal, writes Pat Leahy.

24th March, 2012
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Micheál Martin.

A year ago, Fianna Fáil was humiliated at the ballot box. Last Thursday, the party was disgraced by the report of the Mahon Tribunal.

Fianna Fáil was not alone in participating in the culture of corruption that permeated planning in Dublin - and probably elsewhere - in recent decades. But its representatives, its supporters and its networks were the infrastructure for a conspiracy that sold public duties for private gain to an extent...

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