Government on a tightrope
If it emerges that Brian Cowen or Brian Lenihan encouraged – or even knew about – the dealings of Anglo with its ‘golden circle’, the government will be doomed
The real danger for the government is not from the publication (or not, as the case may be) of the names of the ten members of the Anglo ‘golden circle’, but from relations between Green ministers and the leadership of Fianna Fáil.
At the moment, that relationship is strong. The Greens trust Taoiseach Brian Cowen and finance minister Brian Lenihan, though they don’t put it in such warm terms, given the...
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