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Bank Statement Fraud Costs Clare Camogie

THE Clare Camogie Board lost out on Leader funding worth €181,776.49 in 2013 after a fraudulent AIB bank statement, attached to the application, was submitted by a former chairperson of the board. Orla Considine, 37, from Dangan, Tulla appeared before Ennis District Court this week where she pleaded guilty to charges of making and using a false document. At the end of the hearing, Judge Patrick Durcan struck out the charges. The charges state that on or about June 7, 2013 she made and subsequently used a document purporting to be a genuine bank statement issued by AIB with the intention that it be used to induce a person to accept it as genuine. The application was made to secure funding for the development of Fr McNamara Park, on the site of the former Doora landfill, on the Quin Road, Ennis. After hearing evidence, Judge Durcan described Ms Considine as one of the “modern patriots” in her capacity as a …

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