The senior counsel set to chair an investigation into An Bord Pleanála (ABP) has recently acted in at least three cases before the planning authority.
Stephen Donnelly is set for retirement – on top of his TD and ministerial pension, he’s had tenants pay a minimum of €216,000 towards a Sandyford two-bed he owns.
Robert Troy – a postmaster in county Westmeath – held a ministerial meeting with a senior An Post official to discuss a proposal from which he stood to personally benefit.
Sinn Féin TD Johnny Guirke failed to declare his ownership of two rental properties and directorship of a construction company while serving as a county councillor.
Fianna Fáil minister Robert Troy was pursued by Dublin City Council (DCC) for not seeking planning permission for a development at one of his investment properties. He has also failed to obtain a fire safety certificate for the same property.