Monday 25 September 2017

Banking Inquiry fails to ask the right questions

'Perhaps there’s good reason why the electorate voted not to allow Oireachtas committees conduct inquiries back in 2011'
'Perhaps there’s good reason why the electorate voted not to allow Oireachtas committees conduct inquiries back in 2011'
Paul Melia

Paul Melia

In a week when boom-time developers Johnny Ronan and Joe O'Reilly were back in the news with plans to purchase prime Dublin sites, the Banking Inquiry rumbled on.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny appeared on Thursday and gave an account of his time in opposition, in particular around the dark days when the banking system was at near-collapse and the economy shuddered to a halt.

His view on what went wrong? Fianna Fáil was in government.

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