Saturday 24 March 2018

Executive on luxury holiday

Q A FORMER Anglo executive who featured on the secret recordings is holidaying in five-star luxury in the south of France.

Peter Fitzgerald is staying at the exclusive La Brasilia campsite in the picturesque town of Canet En Roussillon.

Approached about the controversy, Mr Fitzgerald said that he "regrets the tones of the conversations". However, he added: "I wasn't part of the senior executive at the time and that's all I can say on the matter."

Mr Fitzgerald featured in the first conversation published by the Irish Independent on Monday. He is in conversation with John Bowe, who briefs him on a meeting with the Central Bank.

Mr Bowe says he has told the Central Bank that Anglo Irish Bank needs €7bn but confides in Mr Fitzgerald that he picked the figure "out of my arse".

Irish Independent

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