Former Fine Gael TD and Senator Liam T Cosgrave has appeared at Dublin District Court charged with five offences.

He was arrested today and taken to the Bridewell Garda Station.

He replied not guilty to all charges.

Mr Cosgrave is alleged to have received corrupt payments between 1992 and 1997 in relation to re-zoning by Jackson Way at Carrickmines, Co Dublin.

Liam T Cosgrave will appear in court again on Thursday when the Book of Evidence will be served.

He was released on bail on his own bond of €200.