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# Anglo Tapes

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# Review 2013
The day Enda got a political wallop and 7 other moments that defined the political year
Promissory note gone, abortion legislated for, the Seanad retained, and the bailout exited – here are few key moments from the past 12 months.
# Courts
Three former bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud
They are John Bowe, former head of treasury at Anglo Irish Bank, Peter Fitzpatrick former finance director at Irish Life and Permanent and Denis Casey, former chief executive of ILP.
# trending
In #BOD and #vinb we trust: Ireland on Twitter in 2013
The Irish tweeted about everything from lapgate to Anglotapes, Seamus Heaney to the Late Late (among other things).
# Sean Quinn
Quinn family 'has 5% of Anglo Tapes, but didn't leak them'
In an interview on The Pat Kenny Show, Sean Quinn denied claims his family leaked tapes to INM newspapers and Sinn Féin.
# The Disappeared
WATCH: Fianna Fáil says timing of Sinn Féin's Anglo Tapes is 'curious to say the least'
Finance spokesperson Michael McGrath said the Sinn Féin’s claim that it has new recordings from Anglo Irish Bank is an attempt to distract from Monday’s TV programme about The Disappeared.
# Anglo Tapes
'New' hour-long Anglo Tapes were delivered on a memory stick to SF HQ
Sinn Féin’s decision, on legal advice, not to release the recordings makes it difficult to determine at this point how important or significant they are.
# Anglo Tapes
Sinn Féin says it has been sent previously unreleased Anglo Tapes
The party says that the tapes cover the period between February and September 2008.
# new recording
Anglo Tapes: Drumm admits €6 billion was being sent "around in a circle"
Former Anglo CEO David Drumm can be heard admitting he knew the lender was circulating the money between it and Irish Life & Permanent.
# Anglo Tapes
Central Bank will share Anglo Tapes analysis with gardaí
Governor Patrick Honohan clarified the Central Bank’s position on the controversial recordings this evening.
# Dáil
'Don't be such an idiot': Heated exchanges over Central Bank response to Anglo Tapes
Mary Lou McDonald and Brendan Howlin clashed over the Anglo Tapes in the Dáil this morning.
# Anglo Tapes
Anglo Tapes: “No smoking gun” says Central Bank boss
Governor Patrick Honohan says its not the Central Bank’s job to trawl through the tapes to look for evidence and that ‘we’re not going to get any more money out of Anglo’ in any case.
# News Fix
Here’s what happened today: Tuesday
Everyone’s been talking about Michaella McCollum, the Anglo Tapes and crime stats.
# Anglo Tapes
No further action from Central Bank over Anglo following tapes controversy
“No new issues” came to light as a result of the publication of the tapes earlier this year, according to a statement from the Central Bank this afternoon.
# Richie Boucher
Finance Committee to press BoI chief on banking inquiry response
Bank of Ireland’s response to a Michael Noonan letter on preservation of records was “measured at best, reserved at worst” according to committee chairman Ciarán Lynch.
# booking the bankers
"Standing and reading gave me a sense of empowerment over what is happening in our country"
A group of protesters staged a series of peaceful, silent demonstrations outside the gates of the Dáil in the weeks leading up to its summer break – each member reading a book chosen to “send a message”. Some of them have been sharing their choices with TheJournal.ie…
# Anglo Tapes
Calls for Enda Kenny to clarify Anglo contact
Minister Frances Fitzgerald has called Fianna Fáil claims that the Taoiseach was in a position to brief banking executives as “ridiculous”.
# Not the News
Bit-of-a-buffoon inquiry: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Seanad insists it’s relevant, talks about fanny; parades mar riots; Magdalene nuns coach banking execs.
Voices
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.
# Mortgages
Taoiseach denies putting homes at risk of being repossessed
The Taoiseach also faced questions about the role of public interest directors at Irish banks.
# Anglo Tapes
Anglo tapes: Central Bank 'were effectively egging us on'
The latest conversations will raise questions about how much Anglo executives knew about the sinking bank.
# Anglo Tapes
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.
# Anglo Tapes
B*ll*xology and f**cking clowns: Drumm's latest outbursts caught on tape
David Drumm has attacked the tapes and said he won’t be made a scapegoat for the bank crisis.
Voices
Column: 'The Anglo tapes are shocking, but I can't say I'm surprised'
Having worked in the financial sector, I know arrogant attitudes are commonplace in finance – which is why the Anglo tapes don’t surprise me one bit, writes Carol Redmond.
# ortolan
One from the satire archive: The 85 Billion Euro Man
Still reeling from the Anglo Tapes? We recall a clairvoyant extract from satirical novel, The Eighty-Five Billion Dollar Man.
# Anglo Tapes
Rewind: A look at what the Anglo Tapes have meant for Ireland
Have you been living on a deserted island for the past two weeks? Catch up on everything Anglo in TheJournal.ie’s examination of what was said, who noticed and what can happen next?
# Anglo Tapes
Arrival of Anglo Tapes 'irritating' for Kenny, says The Economist
The renowned magazine was generally downbeat on Ireland in an editorial for this week’s edition.
# Anglo Tapes
Alan Dukes: I can't comment about the Anglo Tapes because of the investigation
The former chairman of the defunct bank has come under pressure for “singing dumb” in relation to what he knew about the Anglo Tapes.
# Anglo Tapes
In pictures: The 8 men Drumm thinks should be involved in a banking inquiry
The former CEO of Anglo Irish Bank believes the Anglo tapes were “edited” to make it look like he and others mislead the Central Bank.
# Anglo Tapes
Anglo tapes 'have not damaged our EU reputation'
The Anglo Tapes have been reported throughout Europe with Angela Merkel’s tough words pleasing German voters.
# booking the bankers
"Bring a book, send a silent message..." The 'standing people' protest comes to Dublin
Inspired by a campaign that started in Turkey’s Taksim Square and spread via social media, Irish people are being asked to ‘book the bankers’ at a demonstration tomorrow.
# Anglo Tapes
Patrick Honohan gives unexpectedly frank answers about bank crisis…
…to a German newspaper.
# Anglo Tapes
Noonan to ask banks to hold on to taped recordings for inquiry
Gerry Adams said he was surprised that Noonan is only writing to banks tomorrow, given that it is five years since the banking crisis.
# Anglo Tapes
President Higgins: Anglo Tapes “are not the voices of the people of Ireland”
Michael D reassures Irish people they will be recognised internationally for their spirit and hard work.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added exaggerated porn statistics
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Protest
Video: Howlin angrily pushes camera away as he is confronted over bank inquiry
The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform was confronted by protesters outside the Department of Finance earlier today.
# Mystery Solved
Micheál Martin: 'There is no mystery about what happened on the night of the bank guarantee'
The Fianna Fáil leader has defended the actions of his predecessors in an interview this morning.