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Probe into Irish Nationwide casts a long shadow

Ailing Irish Nationwide boss Michael Fingleton has been made a bogeyman by the Central Bank in its never-ending inquiry that’s already costing well north of €10m

6th May, 2018
Michael Fingleton

It is hard not to feel some sympathy for Michael Fingleton.

For eight years the former managing director of Irish Nationwide has been under investigation by the Central Bank in a process that inches slowly forward at a cost of many millions.

Now 80 years of age, he remains embroiled in an arduous Central Bank inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches in the bust building society which has at least another year to run.

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