1. 'I wasn't aware of it': Tánaiste denies knowing protection money was being paid to criminals on construction sites  thejournal.ie
  2. Coveney must explain how €500,000 was paid to criminals to 'protect' building sites – Dáil told  Independent.ie
  3. Coveney department informed of Dublin extortion allegations in 2017  The Irish Times
  4. SF says it raised concerns over intimidation in 2016  RTE.ie
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The High Court heard that criminals extorted money from companies, including one building houses for Dublin City Council.The High Court heard that criminals extorted money from companies, including one building houses for Dublin City Council.

'I wasn't aware of it': Tánaiste denies knowing protection money was being paid to criminals on construction sites

Sinn Féin has said it wrote to the Ministers for Housing and Justice three years ago warning about threats and intimidation of building workers at a social housing development at Cherry Orchard in Dublin.Sinn Féin has said it wrote to the Ministers for Housing and Justice three years ago warning about threats and intimidation of building workers at a social housing development at Cherry Orchard in Dublin.

SF says it raised concerns over intimidation in 2016

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has been challenged to explain how up to half a million euro in extortion money was paid to known criminals for building site “security.”Tánaiste Simon Coveney has been challenged to explain how up to half a million euro in extortion money was paid to known criminals for building site “security.”

Coveney must explain how €500,000 was paid to criminals to 'protect' building sites – Dáil told - Independent.ie

Housing department informed of Dublin protection money operation in 2017Housing department informed of Dublin protection money operation in 2017

Investigation to be held into official knowledge of extortion claims

“Coveney department informed of Dublin extortion allegations in 2017 via The Irish Times https://t.co/nusS480JhP”

Jennifer Bray on Twitter: "Coveney department informed of Dublin extortion allegations in 2017 via The Irish Times https://t.co/nusS480JhP"

“It is clear from Mr Varadkar and Mr Coveney’s comments that they were committed to the backstop as it ensured Northern Ireland remained trapped in the EU No unionist will ever tolerate Northern Ireland’s economic future being determined by the Dublin government” SammyWilsonMP”

Kate Hoey on Twitter: "It is clear from Mr Varadkar and Mr Coveney’s comments that they were committed to the backstop as it ensured Northern Ireland remained trapped in the EU No unionist will ever tolerate Northern Ireland’s economic future being determined by the Dublin government” SammyWilsonMP"