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Trichet ‘not happy’ to be seen as villain, says Honohan

Outgoing Central Bank boss bumped into Trichet in Frankfurt only a few weeks ago

4th October, 2015
Jean-Claude Trichzet

Patrick Honohan, the governor of the Central Bank, has said the former head of the European Central Bank (ECB) Jean-Claude Trichet is “not happy” with the perception in Ireland that he treated us harshly.

In comments made last Wednesday after a performance of Bailed Out!, a new play by Colin Murphy, in Dublin last week, the outgoing Central Bank boss said: “Poor old Trichet.” Honohan said he had bumped into Trichet in Frankfurt...

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