Tuesday 17 October 2017

An omnishambles of Joycean proportions

Banking Inquiry chairman Ciaran Lynch
Banking Inquiry chairman Ciaran Lynch
Lise Hand

Lise Hand

As a damp and chilly wind whipped through the portico of Leinster House, a wan-looking Pearse Doherty admitted: "I don't think there is a Plan B."

Oh dear. One's heart would have to be composed of pure granite not to be a bit moved by the plight of that unfortunate cohort known as The Kildare 11.

For months they were cloistered in a windowless room, taking evidence from an endless procession of bankers, politicians, economists and pointy-heads (but precious few penitents) all offering opinions on who and what was responsible for the unmerciful meltdown of our banking system.

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