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O’Leary has his eyes on the prize

The Ryanair bid for Aer Lingus was planned like a military campaign, but now the real battle will commence, writes Laura Noonan.

7th October, 2006

Around 9pm last Wednesday evening, few will have noticed a number of vehicles entering the car park at the rear of the plush premises of A&L Goodbody solicitors in the IFSC in Dublin. The occupants went straight to a meeting room where the coffee and sandwiches made it clear that the meeting would go on for some time - until well after midnight, as it transpired.

The principals at the meeting were the...

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