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Bank inquiry spends €56 on new bibles

Gordon Deegan

Published 14/08/2015 | 02:30

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It's a spend that any tribunal or inquiry can't do without.

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Copies of the Holy Bible and the Irish constitution are part of €3.5m spent by the Oireachtas banking inquiry.

New figures provided under the Freedom of Information Act show that the inquiry in the quarter between April and June spent €56.25 on Bibles for witnesses including Brian Cowen and Bertie Ahern to swear an oath on while the inquiry spent an additional €12.70 on copies of the Irish Constitution.

They also included over €1,100 on newspapers during the three months.

Teas and coffees have cost €900 in the first quarter.

Irish Independent

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