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Second probe into former county manager’s house deal

State grant had been approved for €245,000 purchase of house owned by Tim Caffrey

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

12th July, 2016
Tim Caffrey, former chief executive of Longford County Council

Former Longford county manager Tim Caffrey is facing a second investigation into the approval of a €245,000 state grant to buy his house.

He admitted last year to the public standards watchdog that he had failed to properly declare his ownership of the house, in a village outside Longford town, which was due to be purchased for people with intellectual disabilities.

The Department of Environment had approved a €245,000 state grant to buy the house...

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