Doyle highlights banking crisis failures

Senior civil servant has blamed a series of national and international factors that contributed to Ireland’s economic calamity.

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Ian Kehoe

25th May, 2014

The most senior civil servant within the Department of Finance during the banking crisis has blamed a series of national and international factors that contributed to Ireland’s economic calamity, including the role played by the main political parties.

David Doyle, the secretary general of the department from 2006 to early 2010, also said it was worth considering what would have happened if the government had not implemented the bank guarantee scheme with the...

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