Lights, camera, action for the the inquiry without bankers
Shane Ross scripts the drama we've all been waiting for – but, spoiler alert, the ending makes some pretty grim reading
The scene: the dungeons of Leinster House. Date: January 2016. The Banking Inquiry.
Chairman: May I introduce myself? I have been chosen by the Labour Party to replace my colleague, poor Ciaran Lynch TD. He was unfortunate enough to have been judged too outspoken to continue. He made a few damning remarks about bankers when chairman of the Finance Committee. The beaks in the Four Courts said he had to go. So here I am.
Fianna Fail member: Good, so chairman, what do you know about banking?