Thursday October 22, 2020

Bank of Ireland fails in its bid to delete banking passages

Board of the bank discussed a state rescue of the lender in October

17th January, 2016
Bank of Ireland have failed in their bid to have banking passages deleted

Bank of Ireland has failed in a bid to force the deletion of key passages from the banking inquiry report which showed that it was eyeing a taxpayer bailout immediately after the September 2008 bank guarantee.

But after a protracted legal battle, the inquiry has found that the board of the bank discussed a state rescue of the lender in October. The bank went on to receive a €6 billion payout from the government.

The bank,...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

This product does not auto-renew

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

The state’s National Cyber Security Centre is constantly dealing with suspected attacks and urgently needs more resources

Michael Brennan | 1 month ago

We are far less reliant on the UK as a trading partner now than in previous decades — our focus needs to switch to the many challenges and opportunities of the future

Neale Richmond | 1 month ago

Covid-19 and an economic crisis are exacerbating the trauma of this month’s explosion, writes a Concern worker on the ground

Dom Hunt | 2 months ago