Sunday December 15, 2019

How the banking inquiry was brought to its knees

Much vital testimony will not make it to final report

29th November, 2015
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“There have been some extraordinary hurdles.”

Almost a year ago, Ciaran Lynch, the chairman of the banking inquiry promised that the committee would deliver “slow business not show business”.

This weekend, a slimmed down version of the unwieldy conglomerate of politicians, specialist financial investigators and lawyers that make up the inquiry is working through the night to salvage a process that has become increasingly chaotic.

Insiders say that it has been wrought by infighting and power struggles, while procedural...

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