Trial adjourned for Anglo Irish Bank accountants

Sean Fitzpatrick
Sean Fitzpatrick

The trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank officials accused of hiding accounts connected with former chairman Sean Fitzpatrick has been adjourned until tomorrow.

Aoife Maguire (62) of Rothe Abbey, South Circular Road, Kilmainham, Dublin, Former Chief Operations Officer Tiarnan O'Mahoney (56) of Glen Pines, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow and former company secretary Bernard Daly (67) of Collins Avenue West, Whitehall, Dublin have pleaded not guilty to seven counts .

It is alleged that they deleted or omitted accounts, connected to Mr Fitzpatrick from Anglo's Core Banking System  or from documentation provided to Revenue between 2003 and 2004.

The trial before Judge Patrick McCartan and a jury of six men and six women at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court adjourned today for legal argument without hearing any evidence. The prosecution is expected to finish its case next week.