We owe nothing to the banks that deserted us

The state’s duty of care should be towards its citizens, not the cowardly banks which left as soon as things got tough

8th January, 2011

At 11.59pmon December 31, 2010, Bank of Scotland (Ireland) disappeared from existence.

It is strange to think that an organisation so large and with such an influence on the Irish economy could simply cease to exist.

But there it is - with no fuss and no fireworks, BoSI vanished into thin air, never to return.

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