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SBP editorial: Issues at FAI have festered for years

31st March, 2019

Modern Ireland is an indignant place, where outrage is stoked readily. An example of this phenomenon can be observed in the reaction over the last two weeks to the latest public controversy surrounding the FAI.

Of Ireland’s three main sporting bodies, this organisation seems a permanent magnet for noisy controversy and relentless public curiosity.

The decision of its former chief executive John Delaney to advance a bridging loan to his own organisation has...

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