The day FF’s big beasts came out to play

McCreevy demurred and evaded, while Cowen attacked his inquisitors head on.

5th July, 2015
Charlie McCreevy spars with the banking inquiry committee

This was the return of the Fianna Fáil big beasts, and they don’t come much bigger than Charlie McCreevy and Brian Cowen. It was clear they were up for a fight.

Cowen’s defence seemed robust - he came equipped with a list of actions he had taken to protect the economy from the runaway property sector. However, under questioning from Pearse Doherty, Cowen’s confident delineation of the policies he put in...

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