Banking Inquiry, Politics /
It was the champion of the 100 per cent mortgage and sought to challenge the pillar banks. Yet the rise and fall of Ulster Bank has largely gone under the radar
The Irish mindset seeks to blame the banks and not the bankers
It’s galling that the former ECB chief wouldn’t face the Dáil, but we’re still looking to blame someone else for the crash
The ECB’s former head blamed the Irish banks for the banking crisis when he took questions from members of the inquiry
Eugene Sheehy and Brian Goggin, the men who ran AIB and BOI, have very different takes on what happened on the evening of September 29, 2008.
The evidence given by Dermot Gleeson and Brendan McDonagh to the banking inquiry during the week raised more questions than it answered.
Donal Forde’s testimony at the banking inquiry last week was a disorienting mix of the ordinary and the surreal
Banking Inquiry week 11: A pointless exercise at an increasingly pointless inquiry on the road to nowhere
Hauling various former media bigwigs over the coals may have been fun for some, but it achieved nothing
As the banking inquiry prepares to question the big players, political grandstanding is the last thing we need
Marc MacSharry: Is there legislation anywhere in the world that in some way holds political parties to account in terms of the manifesto versus programme for government?
In a memorable interview with RTE’s Prime Time in April 2009, Peter Bacon was in no mood to justify the ethical rationale for why Nama was necessary.