Category: Declan Costello

McDowell backs Ansbacher judge over tax scandal

FORMER Tanaiste Michael McDowell has described as “nonsense” suggestions that Ansbacher inquiry judge Declan Costello was compromised by holding an account with the bank involved in the tax evasion scandal. Mr Costello’s family issued a statement defending the now deceased judge after it was alleged he was conflicted in overseeing… – Continue reading

Ex-ministers face questions over response to tax evasion claims

MINISTERS who were passed documentation by a whistleblower alleging widespread tax evasion by former politicians are expected to be quizzed by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) about their response to the claims. Labour TD Joe Costello last night said he believed that the PAC would seek the attendance of these… – Continue reading