Wednesday 17 January 2018

Nobody taking blame for Anglo shambles

Pressure is now mounting on Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor to deal with the fallout from the collapse of the criminal case. Photo: Mark Condren
Pressure is now mounting on Jobs Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor to deal with the fallout from the collapse of the criminal case. Photo: Mark Condren
Editorial

Editorial

Seanie is celebrating. The rest of the country is left puzzled, perplexed and piqued at the manner in which the criminal case against the former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick collapsed.

Mr FitzPatrick walked free from court yesterday morning after being formally acquitted of misleading Anglo's auditors about millions of euro in loans.

The longest-running criminal trial in the history of the State ended at 10.50am when Judge John Aylmer directed the jury to find Mr FitzPatrick not guilty on all charges.

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