Monday 11 December 2017

One of 'Anglo Three' secures early hearing

Aoife Maguire
Aoife Maguire

Ruaidhrí Giblin

An ex-Anglo Irish Bank official jailed for conspiring to conceal bank accounts from the Revenue Commissioners has been granted a priority hearing date for her appeal against sentence.

Aoife Maguire (62), of Rothe Abbey, South Circular Road, Kilmainham, Dublin, was jailed for 18 months at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court in July. She was convicted of conspiring to delete bank accounts connected to Anglo's former chairman Seán Fitzpatrick from the bank's internal system and conspiring to defraud the Revenue Commissioners on dates in 2003 and 2004.

Maguire, who was the company secretary, is seeking to appeal against the severity of her sentence.

Yesterday, Mr Justice George Birmingham in the Court of Appeal listed the appeal for the Monday December 21, the final day of the current legal term.

Elsewhere her co accused, Tiarnan O'Mahoney (56), of Glen Pines, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow, has put back an application for bail pending his appeal in January.

On Wednesday a third co-accused, Bernard Daly (67) of Collins Avenue West, Whitehall, Dublin, was refused bail but the Court of Appeal did not rule out a fresh bail application when transcipts of the trial becomes available.

Irish Independent

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