AIB taken to Court of Appeal over ‘duty of care’

Edenderry businessman claims the bank was aware of Ger Killally’s precarious situation

13th December, 2015

AIB allegedly failed to save a businessman from the “deceitful conduct” of former Fianna Fáil councillor Ger Killally, who was “staring bankruptcy down the barrel of a gun”, the Court of Appeal has heard.

Joseph Delaney from Edenderry, Co Offaly agreed to lend Killally, who was his accountant, €346,000 in August 2008, to tide him through “temporary cash flow problems”.

He was never repaid and in July 2009,...

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