Wednesday November 25, 2020

The Inquisitor

Banking inquiry would be embarrassing for many

19th December, 2009

Three words came to mind as Taoiseach Brian Cowen gave his response to last week’s call by Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan, for a formal probe into the banking crisis:

‘‘Turkeys’’, ‘‘voting’’ and ‘‘Christmas’’.

Cowen appeared to choke the idea early when he said it would have to be given a lot of consideration and seen in the context that the...

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