Inquiry chief is ‘a grafter in the style of Roy Keane’

Ciarán Lynch will have to manage the banking inquiry’s 11-member team carefully to avoid rows, walk-outs and possible legal challenges

24th December, 2014
Ciaran Lynch says he is a great believer in the motto of ‘fail to prepare, prepare to fail’ Picture: Lensmen

Banking inquiry chairman Ciarán Lynch has described himself as a grafter from the “Roy Keane” school of politics. He and his fellow members have been engaged in intensive work for the past six months to get the long-awaited inquiry off the ground. Two Dáil and Seanad committees brought in their own legal advisors to check that its work plan is as legally watertight as possible.

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