Time for atonement for the sins of Anglo
The cruel consequences of "casino capitalism" which caught our country by the throat had demanded someone must pay.
There has been a craving for criminal charges to stick since the crash. But it is important not to confuse justice with revenge.
Nonetheless, since our economy imploded, the darkest shadow of all was cast by Anglo Irish Bank. The country was scandalised as the enormity of the toll taken by toxic debt and catastrophic lending fully emerged.