Banking Inquiry: Not the report we need, but the one we deserve

That there are still hiding places in Irish public life from real consequence

31st December, 2015
Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern was just one of the people to appear before the Banking Inquiry Pic: Rollingnews.ie

Today, the banking inquiry signed off on its final report. To borrow from Hollywood, in a story that has seen its fair share of drama: it’s not the report we need, but it’s the one we deserve right now.

The final report will run to roughly 600 pages. It will largely be a chronological retelling of events; there will be no verdict on what happened. The inquiry’s report was filleted by...

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