Wednesday June 3, 2020

Banks fiddle while house buyers burn their fingers

Editor’s note Tina-Marie O’Neill As the banking inquiry continues to go on its meandering way, the property sector is still a mess.

1st March, 2015
Tina-Marie O’Neill

The banking inquiry: it’s been five years and an interim string of austere budgets in the making – almost enough time to allow the public to collectively move on and get on with the business of cleaning up after the party. It’s now entering its tenth week of hearings before the Oireachtas Committee. So far, the show trial has amounted to a mixed-bag series of opining, contrite, critical, patronising and smug, expert number-cruncher and academic...

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