What it says in the papers: Thursday 17 July
There’s fresh revelations from the Anglo Tapes, obtained exclusively by the Irish Independent and Independent.ie today.
The new recordings dominate the front page of today’s Irish Independent. The new tapes, which have emerged, show how former Chief Executive David Drumm tried to gloss over the perilous state of Anglo.
The tapes also shockingly reveal that Drumm told a fellow bank executive about giving his own board “the Ladybird” version of events.
The tapes show how Mr Drumm appears to indicate his intentions to ration the amount of information he is prepared to offer the board.
The front cover of the Herald covers the fallout from the Wayne Dundon/Nathan Killen murder trial. Ken Foy’s splash reveals that 7,000 phones have been seized in our prisons since gangster Dundon made a call from jail order Roy Collins to be killed.
The Irish Sun also leads with a Dundon story as the paper alleges that Wayne Dundon hatched a plot to dig up the remains of dad-of-two Roy Collins.
As Rory McIIroy hits the course in the British Open, his pal Nadia Forde is said to be mulling over an offer from Celebrity Big Brother bosses to appear on the show. Melanie Finn reports the model and singer could net herself a five-figure sum to appear on the Channel 5 reality show.
The Irish Times leads with the five hour ceasefire which has been announced after four children kill in Israeli missile attack in Gaza. The Irish Times also reports that NAMA plans to spend €3bn on Dublin docklands and housing. The Star leads with the story a teacher was jailed for 18 months yesterday for having sex with a 14-year-old pupil after messaging her on Facebook.
The Irish Mirror leads with the true horror of the mum and baby homes. The Irish Daily Mail leads with the dangers of women getting their repeat prescriptions for the Pill from an online medical service instead of visiting a GP.