Sunday December 8, 2019

In the Shadows of the Bankers: Anglo and the ghosts at the feast

Last week’s instalment of the banking inquiry was as notable for who wasn’t there as who was

6th September, 2015

There was a telling exchange at the banking inquiry between Kieran O’Donnell and chair Ciarán Lynch. Referring to the former Anglo Irish Bank executive Peter Fitzgerald, O’Donnell mistakenly referred to him several times as “Mr FitzPatrick”, much to the consternation of Lynch.

Lynch: “Mr Fitzgerald. Different soldier, Deputy. You’re all right.”

O’Donnell: “Wishful thinking on my part, Chairman.”

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