Former Fianna Fail TD Denis Foley has emerged as one of the tax defaulters on a list published by the Revenue. Mr Foley, who admitted holding an Ansbacher account, had to make a settlement of €580,000 of interest, tax and penalties for not declaring his income.

The Revenue's policy targeting of schemes to evade tax is still pulling in substantial settlements. Today it published the names of those who made settlements of more than €12,700. There were 182 settlements in the last three months of 2004. worth a total of €32.2m.

The biggest was motor distributor Murphy & Gunn in Rathgar, Dublin, which made a settlement of €5.2m. Its director Thomas Murphy had to make a separate settlement of €600,000.

The Revenue's list showed it made: 118 settlements worth €22.9m related to bogus non-resident account holders; six settlements totalling €2.2m for Ansbacher account holders; four settlements for €640,000 for offshore funds; and one settlement of €560,000 as part of the National Irish Bank investigation.

Two other major settlements were retired doctor George Lyons of Clahane, Ballyard in Tralee who made a settlement of €1.2m euro. He held a bogus non-resident account. Publican Finbarr Cogan of Main Street, Carrigaline made a settlement of €1.7m euro. He also had a bogus non-resident account.