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#economic collapse

# economic-collapse - Thursday 2 July, 2015

9 things we've learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far)

The former Taoiseach came out swinging at a lengthy hearing in Leinster House today. §

# economic-collapse - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Opinion: The Banking Inquiry will help put the final pieces of the jigsaw together

The banking inquiry’s first public hearings get under way today and questions remain about what happened six years ago.

# economic-collapse - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Why are we still rewarding failure and sparing punishment in the public sector?

The public sector employs hundreds of thousands of people, yet it rarely if ever actually dismisses anyone. It’s bizarre.

# economic-collapse - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Opinion: Here I go again, back to Riyadh. My life has changed so much in just ten years...

Back in 2004, my wife and I were anticipating the arrival of our second son and I had just set up my own business. Then the financial meltdown hit.

# economic-collapse - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Aaron McKenna: The opposition has missed the chance to expose the banking show trial

This ‘inquiry’ has no credibility whatsoever and a decent opposition would have resigned en masse in protest.

# economic-collapse - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

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

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.

# economic-collapse - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Column: Cowen is wrong – Ireland's economy was on course for collapse even without the global crisis

Even if the international banking crisis had never happened, Ireland was still on course for an economic collapse, writes Fine Gael’s Damien English.

# economic-collapse - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Column: An Oireachtas inquiry into the banking crisis would be a show trial

We need to establish exactly what caused the banking crisis and led to the bank guarantee scheme – but are TD best placed to do this? A Commission of Inquiry is surely a better model, writes Eoin O’Malley.

# economic-collapse - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Anglo Tapes: 'If Central Bank did have access to contents, what the hell was it doing?' – McDonald

An Oireachtas banking inquiry is needed to identify individual wrongdoing and system failures – as well as to establish the behaviour of the Central Bank before and after the economic collapse, TDs have said today.

# economic-collapse - Monday 17 June, 2013

Icelandic PM vows to ignore IMF's advice

Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson says he will ignore the IMF’s criticism of his government’s plans to reduce household debt following the country’s economic collapse.