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Matt Cooper: DJ Carey debt deal may not be as favourable as it would first appear

The law recognises that where the debtor does not have the means to repay the debt, the amount can be written down, otherwise do we want to bring back 19th-century-style debtor prisons?

DJ Carey: the former Kilkenny hurler may not have borrowed wisely, but the banks were lending too much at the time. Picture: Inpho