Saturday 23 September 2017

Tapes make overwhelming case for full inquiry into banks

John Downing

John Downing

TODAY we get an insight into how cynicism in Irish banking was taken to extraordinary heights even as the system stood on the cusp of crumbling, bringing economic disaster into most of our lives.

We get a small glimpse into some of the chaotic background in the lead-in to an important milestone, in September 2008, on the road to Ireland's banking Armageddon.

And we get another very eloquent argument in favour of a full inquiry to vindicate the Irish people's need to get all the facts surrounding the total failure of all the country's main banks.

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