Fingleton and the tale of boxing clever at the tribunal

On April 18, 2000, Michael Fingleton was summoned to appear at the Flood Tribunal. He had been ordered, eight weeks previously, to produce documents from the Cork branch of Irish Nationwide Building Society, and had failed to do so.

28th March, 2009

On April 18, 2000, Michael Fingleton was summoned to appear at the Flood Tribunal. He had been ordered, eight weeks previously, to produce documents from the Cork branch of Irish Nationwide Building Society, and had failed to do so.

When asked why he had not produced the documents, Fingleton said: ‘‘We haven’t got them this morning, we don’t know whether we have them or not, we will see what’s in the boxes.”...

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