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Ahern to tell bank inquiry he made mistakes, but ‘I’m also pleased that I did get a lot right’

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Ian Kehoe

12th July, 2015

Bertie Ahern, the former taoiseach, has said he intends to “defend the honour” at the banking inquiry next week, as new evidence emerges this weekend of his relationship with international funds and financiers in the months after he stood down as taoiseach in 2008.

Ahern told The Sunday Business Post that he would not be “saying much” in the inquiry, but he will be defending his honour.

Ahern has submitted his opening...

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