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State to lift gag on Central Bank staff appearing before banking probe

By Michael Brennan

Political Editor

28th November, 2014

Central Bank staff will be allowed to hand over confidential information to the banking inquiry behind closed doors, under new legislation.

The banking inquiry is due to finally get the go-ahead this week with the passage of a motion in the Dáil and Seanad.

Members of the inquiry had expressed concern that Central Bank staff such as governor Patrick Honohan and former governor John Hurley could be restricted from revealing confidential information under...

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