Mahon Tribunal - Key FindingsThursday 22 March 2012 19.40
The Mahon Tribunal has published its final report on corruption in the planning process.
Corruption affected 'every level of Irish political life'
Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern failed to "truthfully" explain source of money
Tribunal rejects Ahern's evidence of "dig-outs"
Former EU Commissioner Pádraig Flynn "wrongly and corruptly" sought donation from Tom Gilmartin
Liam Lawlor accepted 'inappropriate and corrupt payments' from Arlington PLC
Liam Lawlor's involvement with landowners/developers rendered him "hopelessly compromised"
Former Fianna Fáil TD GV Wright received a IR£5,000 "corrupt" payment from Christopher Jones
Findings of corruption made against 11 councillors - Fianna Fáil's Finbarr Hanrahan, Cyril Gallagher and GV Wright, Fine Gael's Tom Hand, Labour's John O'Halloran and Independent Pat Dunne. Five cannot be named because they are before the courts
Corruption affected "every level of Irish political life and was allowed to continue unabated"
Government to refer report to Garda Commissioner, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), the Revenue Commissioners and to the Standards in Public Office Commission
Three-day Dáil debate on report next week