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    Ahern and the $45,000 Question: Part II

    Ahern's fundraiser, Mr Des Richardson, received $10,000 in cash in 1994

    The Irish Daily Mail reports today that Bertie Ahern's personal fundraiser, Des Richardson, was handed over $10,000 in cash from a property developer in Manchester in May 1994. Mr Richardson returned to Ireland with the $10,000 in cash.

    A lodgement of cIRP£28,000 in December 1994 to Mr Ahern's bank account in all probability was the consequence of a lodgement of USD$45,000 in cash, less IRP£5 commission.

    Mr Ahern vehemently denies receiving Dollars (albeit the evidence suggests otherwise).

    The Mail also reports that the Tribunal is investigating a Manchester Bank Account.

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    What "new" stories will he spin to explain this away.

    It is embarassing to have a person like Ahern as taoiseach.

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    I raised the issue of the Casino in a Des Richardson thread yesterday. No one replied, probably few care. Seemingly Lawlor had to be paid, or was offered by Richardson, 100K I think, to act as a 'consultant' (that word again) on the Casino project. I asked what was known about the business links between Dunlop, Lawlor, and Richardson, and if Ahern knew of the involvement with Dunlop of Richardson in the Tara development which Ahern gave designation to (he claims he didn't know they were involved). Tim Collins, another friend of Ahern's worked with Lawlor, Dunlop and Ambrose Kelly on other projects. Ahern's 'circle' are involved with the same corrupt names again and again...

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    Jaysus, Bertie must have had some expensive habit like coke at the time to spend all that ... and must still be if he need €310k a year!

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    Is ther a link to Daily Mail story, thanks

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    Daily Mail is not online. Isn't the threshold for customs declaration at the airport $10,000?
    The future saviour of the Irish Economy: Charles Darwin

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    Quote Originally Posted by the-analyst2007
    Ahern and the $45,000 Question: Part II

    Ahern's fundraiser, Mr Des Richardson, received $10,000 in cash in 1994

    The Irish Daily Mail reports today that Bertie Ahern's personal fundraiser, Des Richardson, was handed over $10,000 in cash from a property developer in Manchester in May 1994. Mr Richardson returned to Ireland with the $10,000 in cash.

    A lodgement of cIRP£28,000 in December 1994 to Mr Ahern's bank account in all probability was the consequence of a lodgement of USD$45,000 in cash, less IRP£5 commission.

    Mr Ahern vehemently denies receiving Dollars (albeit the evidence suggests otherwise).

    The Mail also reports that the Tribunal is investigating a Manchester Bank Account.
    The evidence strongly suggests that you don’t know what you’re talking about, but not to worry he’ll be gone in three months or was that three months ago?

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    and mugabe's refusal to step down means he's not corrupt either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by toxic avenger
    I raised the issue of the Casino in a Des Richardson thread yesterday. No one replied, probably few care. Seemingly Lawlor had to be paid, or was offered by Richardson, 100K I think, to act as a 'consultant' (that word again) on the Casino project. I asked what was known about the business links between Dunlop, Lawlor, and Richardson, and if Ahern knew of the involvement with Dunlop of Richardson in the Tara development which Ahern gave designation to (he claims he didn't know they were involved). Tim Collins, another friend of Ahern's worked with Lawlor, Dunlop and Ambrose Kelly on other projects. Ahern's 'circle' are involved with the same corrupt names again and again...
    if memory serves me right there is also a Michael Wall/Manchester connection back to the casino project.
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    Default Re: Ahern and the $45,000 Question: Part II

    Quote Originally Posted by tonys
    Quote Originally Posted by the-analyst2007
    Ahern and the $45,000 Question: Part II

    Ahern's fundraiser, Mr Des Richardson, received $10,000 in cash in 1994

    The Irish Daily Mail reports today that Bertie Ahern's personal fundraiser, Des Richardson, was handed over $10,000 in cash from a property developer in Manchester in May 1994. Mr Richardson returned to Ireland with the $10,000 in cash.

    A lodgement of cIRP£28,000 in December 1994 to Mr Ahern's bank account in all probability was the consequence of a lodgement of USD$45,000 in cash, less IRP£5 commission.

    Mr Ahern vehemently denies receiving Dollars (albeit the evidence suggests otherwise).

    The Mail also reports that the Tribunal is investigating a Manchester Bank Account.
    The evidence strongly suggests that you don’t know what you’re talking about, but not to worry he’ll be gone in three months or was that three months ago?
    I was in Dublin airport today and couldn't find the metro station so confidently promised in 2002 for 2007, but not to worry it will be there in another 5 years as promised this year.

    The evidence that keeps on accumulating is that BA served a very worthwhile apprenticeship to CJH.
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