Peter McVerry Trust bought nine Offaly apartments developed by former auditor

Donal Ryan, who developed the units in Birr in 2018, audited the troubled charity between 2006 and 2022

Peter McVerry Trust: Records show that the charity acquired the properties for €945,000. Picture: Fergal Phillips

The Peter McVerry Trust has confirmed it acquired homes in Offaly that were developed by its former auditor in 2018.

Records show that the charity, which is currently facing a series of probes due to financial and governance issues, acquired the properties for €945,000.

The apartments, based in a block called The Heritage, were developed by Donal Ryan, whose firm audited the Peter McVerry Trust between 2006 and 2022.

A spokeswoman for the Peter McVerry ...