Thursday January 23, 2020

Elaine Byrne: Break with tradition and learn the lessons of this predictable pattern

Another day, another inquiry that costs a fortune and results in nothing

31st January, 2016
Members of the banking inquiry present their report to the media Picture: Feargal Ward

It was a one-day wonder in the end. After 18 months, 42,000 documents and a €35 billion bailout, the banking inquiry report was finally published last Wednesday.

Life went on as normal. Michael McGrath updated his Facebook photo. John Paul Phelan shared an aerial view of Jerpoint Abbey on social media. Pearse Doherty lamented the closure of long stay beds in Stranorlar, Lifford and Ramelton on Twitter. Susan O’Keeffe paid tribute to the playwright Brian Friel in...

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