Fine Gael minister of state Damien English lied about his home ownership to secure planning permission for a new home.
The Ditch editors
Leo Varadkar and Darragh O’Brien’s housing conference is to be dominated by property lobbyists – including the group that has claimed credit for selling the idea of strategic housing developments to government.
Fine Gael minister of state Damien English has not declared his ownership of a residential property for more than a decade. The Meath West TD defaulted on mortgage repayments for the house and
The DPP only requested a file on the death of a man in garda custody following the intervention of a TD. This course of action by the DPP is highly unusual with the common practice involving gardaí sending the file without a request being made.
Gardaí in Waterford gave statements concerning the death of a man in their custody that contradicted medical professionals who attended the scene.