What he is guilty of:
Liam Cosgrave pleaded guilty to knowingly furnishing a falsified donation statement where he failed to declare that he had received any donation exceeding IR£500 between May 15th and December 31st, 1997.
The judge heard that the subject matter of the offence before her was a £2,500 cheque received by Cosgrave from a Mr Dunlop. Cosgrave spoke to gardaa by appointment in relation to the matter on June 8th, 2004, following an investigation by the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation.
What was done in return for this ‘donation’?