FitzPatrick bears brunt of fury

Hundreds of shareholders nursing exorbitant losses from the Anglo fallout vented their anger in Dublin’s Mansion House last Friday – with precious little to show for it, writes Kathleen Barrington

17th January, 2009

They mostly came to bury Sean FitzPatrick, not to praise him. But it took a while before the hundreds of shareholders who turned up at Anglo Irish Bank’s egm realised they weren’t just burying the banker they once affectionately knew as Seanie, but they were about to be disinherited as well.

They assembled beneath the lights of Dublin’s domed Mansion House. They listened to a profuse apology from new Anglo chairman...

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