Wednesday 18 October 2017

Paul Williams: Tapes are black box recordings of doomed Anglo Irish

After investigation, it's obvious that the banking inquiry is too limited, writes Paul Williams

THE startling revelations in the Irish Independent's Anglo Tapes investigation left the Irish public apoplectic with anger and made headlines around the world.

It was the first time since the collapse of the banking system, with its catastrophic consequences for every citizen in the Republic, that a small glimmer of light was shone on the fateful events that drove our country to bankruptcy and ruin.

The Anglo Tapes have effectively become the black box recorder of what was really happening in the cockpit of the bank as it plunged to destruction, costing us at least €30bn in the crash.

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