Monday 23 April 2018

Dearbhail McDonald: We need to know if 'elite' were treated differently to rest of us

A workman removes the Anglo Irish Bank sign from outside the bank's headquarters in St Stephens Green. Picture credit: Damien Eagers
A workman removes the Anglo Irish Bank sign from outside the bank's headquarters in St Stephens Green. Picture credit: Damien Eagers
Dearbhail McDonald

Dearbhail McDonald

IF the former Anglo Irish Bank had a theme tune, it would be Ennio Morricone's 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly'.

The Government holed it below the waterline in 2009 when the bank was taken into state ownership.

And the State sought to pour liquid concrete over Anglo and its toxic legacy last year when it placed it into liquidation, ostensibly as a quid pro quo for deferring repayment of a €3bn promissory note.

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