How to run a banking inquiry

As the Oireachtas bank inquiry prepares to enter the complex labyrinth of Irish banking, here's what to ask, what paper trails to follow, and how not to waste time.

22nd June, 2014
Follow the money: Ciaran Lynch, Labour Party TD and chair of the banking inquiry, must decide what to examine. Picture: Photocall

If the banking inquiry being established is to be successful and is to report within a reasonable timeframe it is critical that its terms of reference be tight and focused. Setting priorities is essential.

One focus will inevitably be on the role of the previous government in agreeing to the blanket guarantee for our banks and how that decision was arrived at. What alternatives were discussed or considered? Which, if any, lobbyists, partners and/or senior...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago