Tuesday July 14, 2020

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

@obraonain
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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