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# Banking Inquiry

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Voices
Lawyers grew fat on fees as the banking inquiry wasted our time and money
Political inquires are expensive spectacles set up by politicians trying to appear macho, Aaron McKenna writes.
# rabbitte out
One of Irish politics' most vociferous voices just bowed out in typical style
And it was a good one.
# State of the Nation
Was Ireland lied to?
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# End of the road
Didn’t pay attention to the banking inquiry? This is everything you need to know
The committee of inquiry has presented its findings and recommendations regarding Ireland’s banking crisis after 14 months.
# Your Say
Poll: Was the banking inquiry worth €5 million?
The committee’s report will finally be published today.
Voices
'We've spent hours in the basement of Leinster House trying to find out what happened'
The final report from the banking inquiry is to be released today.
# off we go
It's now very likely the election will finally be called early next week
The waiting will soon be over.
# done and dusted
After months of controversy, the banking inquiry signs off on final report
The inquiry members met today to discuss submissions from witnesses who gave evidence at hearings earlier in the year.
# huge row
The draft banking inquiry report is finally ready - but with no executive summary
Two members of the committee have decided not to back it.
# State of the Nation
'Clearly there is a heightened risk of something going wrong'
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# all or nothing
Rescued: The banking inquiry will now write a much shorter report
Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said the committee was attempting a “rescue operation”.
# No report at all?
The banking inquiry is in a real mess right now
The committee faces a crucial 24 hours in a bid to salvage its work.
# verge of collapse
Crisis averted? Here's what was agreed at today's 'tense' Banking Inquiry meeting
Members took the unusual step of meeting on a Saturday.
# Naughty naughty
Why some TDs will have their iPhones and iPads taken from them next week
Members of the banking inquiry will be barred from using any electronic devices when they view the draft report next week.
# not playing ball
Doesn't look like Bernard McNamara will be giving ANYONE his number
His responses to the banking inquiry could most generously be described as… unhelpful.
# Arbeit Macht Frei
Johnny Ronan backtracks: Nama is 'not comparable to Nazi horrors'
The property developer was heavily criticised after using a Nazi slogan in his submission to the banking inquiry.
# You What?
Johnny Ronan use of notorious Nazi work slogan 'beyond comprehension': Shatter
The Fine Gael TD said the phrase was “synonymous with Nazi inhumanity”.
# Banking Inquiry
How many of these TDs can hold their seats?
Banking inquiry members have faced a heavy workload this year, but has it damaged their chances of re-election?
# Money down the drain
One simple thing could make the entire banking inquiry null and void
Over €5 million could go down the drain…
# sincere and deep regret
Ex-Anglo CFO: "I don’t think anyone foresaw the scale of crisis"
Matt Moran, CFO at the bank between 2004 and 2008, acknowledged that he was granted immunity from prosecution with regard to all affairs at Anglo.
# property magazine
This week’s vital property news: The banking inquiry and a plush home in Dalkey
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
# Banking Inquiry
Former Irish Nationwide CEO Michael Fingleton tells Banking Inquiry that he feels "wronged"
“I feel misrepresented deputy. 80% of what has been written about me is wrong. 10% might be disputed.”
# Banking Inquiry
Developers received trips to Venice and the Ryder Cup from banks before financial crash
Gerard Gannon and Peter Cosgrave have given details in written statements to the banking inquiry.
# sunday headache
The latest poll is out - and it's bad news for Enda
The Taoiseach and his party have seen a significant dip in support.
# Anglo
Cowen and I don't meet much, people might think we're up to no good - Fintan Drury
Drury – a longtime friend of the former FF Taoiseach and a non-exec director of Anglo – has been talking to the Banking Inquiry.
# Banking Inquiry
David Drumm's statement to the Banking Inquiry will NOT be published - yet
The DPP raised the concerns this morning.
# Banking Inquiry
Tired performances all round as David Drumm controversy casts shadow over Banking Inquiry
Mary Harney and John Gormley were the latest former politicians to brave the banking inquiry gauntlet this afternoon.
# Controversy
Is the banking inquiry on the verge of collapse?
Members are torn on whether former Anglo chief David Drumm should be allowed give evidence by video link.
# not remotely
Taoiseach to Drumm: "Cooperate fully and completely"
The ex-Anglo boss wants to speak to the Banking Inquiry remotely. But the plan’s not going down too well.
# only in ireland
What happens when there has to be an investigation into an inquiry?
An investigation into an inquiry.
# Banking Inquiry
Joan Burton to banking inquiry - "We would have let Anglo fail"
Labour’s current leader and former leader were in front of the banking inquiry this afternoon.
# The Book of Bert
13 great Bertieisms at the banking inquiry
Bertie Ahern may have upset the apple tart with some of his comments this week.
# Poll
Poll: Should Bertie be forgiven?
He’s been getting a lot of flak for his statement to the banking inquiry.
# The Life of Bert
9 things we learned from Bertie at the banking inquiry
The former taoiseach spent several hours before the inquiry today. Here’s what we found out…
# The Bert
Bertie: If hindsight was foresight, I'd be a billionaire
The former taoiseach is giving evidence to the inquiry this afternoon.
# Mo Money Mo Problems
The bizarre story of how Gaddafi almost bought a big chunk of Bank of Ireland
Irish government officials went to Libya to talk about a potential deal – but Libya didn’t feel ‘comfortable’ with Ireland’s handling of the financial crisis.
# keeping busy
What's Bertie been up to?
The former taoiseach is before the banking inquiry this week, but what’s he been doing since he left office?
# State of the Nation
The return of Bertie Ahern
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# Banking Inquiry
Seán FitzPatrick WON'T have to answer questions about his time at Anglo
Bad news for the committee.