Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

12 February 2009 Edition

Anglo-Irish Bank cooked the books

12 February 2009

WHEN Finance Minister Brian Lenihan proposed in the Dáil on 20 January that Anglo-Irish Bank be nationalised he either did not know about how that bank had cooked its books the previous September or, if he did know, he did not reveal it to the Dáil. Either way the Fianna Fáil/Green Government again stands indicted on its handling of the banks just as it prepares to pour more billions into Bank of Ireland and AIB. Free article

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