Tom Lyons: Siteserv probe lurches between farce and fiasco

Legal obstacle on confidentiality pushes investigation to brink of collapse

Tom Lyons' trenchant assessment of Siteserv probe

The Commission of Investigation into the wind up of the former Anglo Irish Bank is now veering between farce and fiasco.

I don’t say that lightly.

But yesterday’s revelations in The Sunday Business Post – confirmed within hours by the Taoiseach – that the investigation is on the brink of collapse over a legal obstacle is a damning indictment of government.

Essentially, Judge Brian Cregan, chair of the Commission of Investigation into the ...