Thursday 26 April 2018

Bank probe prepares political gallows

Shane Ross

Forget the banking enquiry. Welcome to Ireland's kangaroo court for financial felons.

In the box will be the bankers, once again destined to cheat the gallows. But they are not the real kangaroos. The court will be set up to hang the bankers' former friends. The real kangaroos will be the politicians who allowed bankers to run riot.

Bankers, developers, regulators, civil servants, Fianna Fail and the Greens are all culpable for the atrocity that devastated our citizens in 2008. We already know that. What we now want to know is what happened.

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