Thursday October 29, 2020

The Sunday Interview: Jim Treacy

Jim Treacy lost his Lough Erne bet when his lenders foreclosed on him, but the sight of the G8 summit being staged at the Fermanagh resort is belated vindication for him.

15th June, 2013
Jim Treacy. Feargal Ward

Jim Treacy leans forward on his stool, clasps his hands and gazes out over his thin rimmed glasses. In apparent slow motion, frame by frame, his features settle into seriousness and his eyes focus sharply.

"I would love to have ten minutes with David Cameron," he says calmly. "Just ten minutes. I would tell him the real story of Lough Erne."

It is quite the story - a cautionary tale of the pitfalls of unfettered...

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