Category: Máire Geoghegan-Quinn

Harney: I didn’t halt off-shore tax probe

Former tánaiste Mary Harney last night denied she halted a probe into offshore tax accounts because prominent PD Des O’Malley’s name was on a list of people allegedly involved and that every opportunity had been afforded the investigation to finish its work. “I am satisfied that correct procedures were followed...

Offshore account claims being investigated, says Taoiseach

Enda Kenny responds to Mary Lou McDonald’s listing of allegations against ex-ministers The Garda fraud unit is investigating allegations that former government ministers had offshore accounts, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told the Dáil. “They will make their decisions and follow through on that,’’ he said. The Taoiseach was responding to Sinn...

Five former politicians deny offshore claims

Names of former politicians investigated for alleged tax evasion read into Dáil record Five former politicians named in the Dáil by Sinn Féin TD Mary Lou McDonald as having been in a dossier of alleged offshore account holders have rejected the claims. Former European commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, former Progressive Democrat...