Saturday February 22, 2020

Did the ECB panic and force the bailout?

28th June, 2015

When Patrick Honohan walks out of the Central Bank for the last time later this year, another of the leading figures of Ireland’s financial crisis bailout era will depart the scene. Those who played vital parts have largely had their careers either defined by the crisis, or ended by it.

Honohan is among the former, and Kevin Cardiff is - rightly or wrongly - among the latter. The two men completed their mammoth...

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