Fianna Fáil TD Niamh Smyth has repeatedly failed to declare her interest in a property she twice claimed to own in planning applications.
Fianna Fáil has refused to say if it accepted a €600,000 gift recently left to it in the will of a deceased independent election candidate.
The owner of Iceland stores in Ireland – whose workers late last week wrote to management saying they hadn’t been paid – is refusing to take responsibility for ongoing mistreatment of employees, using a range of opaque structures in an attempt to hide his ownership.
Since her appointment to An Bord Pleanála (ABP), chairperson Oonagh Buckley has only voted in four planning cases – one of which was a twice-refused strategic housing development in north Dublin.
One of Ireland’s largest property developers has claimed state planning policy is the biggest obstacle to building homes – despite boasting in its annual report that it’s sitting on successful planning applications for more than double its usual output.