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Opinion: Who was to blame – Anglo or the Financial Regulator? It's a false dichotomy.
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Opinion: Who was to blame – Anglo or the Financial Regulator? It's a false dichotomy.

Apr 30th 2014, 6:31 PM 579 Views 76 Comments

No jail time for convicted Anglo pair because Judge Nolan believes they were led into ‘error and illegality’ by the Financial Regulator? Well, the Anglo Tapes tell a very different story.

Column: Why has it taken so long for the DPC to investigate Shatter's Prime Time comment?
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Column: Why has it taken so long for the DPC to investigate Shatter's Prime Time comment?

Apr 5th 2014, 5:30 PM 148 Views 30 Comments

It was almost a year ago that a complaint was made about the Minister for Justice telling Prime Time about Mick Wallace being cautioned by a garda over using his mobile phone while driving, writes William Campbell.

Column: Why the KildareStreet.com debacle is just a symptom
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Column: Why the KildareStreet.com debacle is just a symptom

Sep 26th 2012, 7:30 AM 66 Views 15 Comments

KildareStreet.com might survive – but its story represents a wider Irish problem, writes William Campbell.

Column: Here’s why Ireland is failing. Have you heard of Dibor?
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Column: Here’s why Ireland is failing. Have you heard of Dibor?

Jul 20th 2012, 7:00 AM 894 Views 49 Comments

In the UK, a banking scandal has prompted high-level resignations and heavy fines. In Ireland our reaction is very different, writes William Campbell.

Column: ‘Everything local authorities touch turns into a fiasco’
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Column: ‘Everything local authorities touch turns into a fiasco’

Feb 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 220 Views 56 Comments

The performance of local councils ranges from incompetent to corrupt – and we need them out, writes William Campbell.