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Archive for April, 2010

Richie has a Hide Like a Rhino

Eoghan Harris raised the temperature in the Senate last Thursday morning. He moved the banking story on from the humiliating retreat of Bank of Ireland boss Richie Boucher.

Closing his eyes, speaking with a passion unmatched by anyone in the chamber, Harris let rip at some of Boucher’s boardroom buddies at Bank of Ireland.

He did not fillet the usual suspects. Instead Eoghan insisted that the two government nominees to the board were asleep on duty.

There was hidden bottle in Eoghan’s contribution. He himself was a Taoiseach’s nominee to the Senate so his Fianna Fail patrons must be none too pleased by his constant show of independence. Indeed Eoghan recently abandoned a seat on the government side and emigrated to join us on the independent benches (or, as some less charitable senators have remarked, the Sunday Independent benches).
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Gospel According to Matthew

EVEN Arthur Morgan was dazzled by Matthew. The former IRA activist, now Sinn Fein TD for Louth, leaned over at the Oireachtas committee last week and whispered words in praise of Matthew Elderfield.

The new Financial Regulator was fielding questions about the banking mayhem.

I have to admit it, I like Arthur. Not my political cup of tea, but a repentant charmer. Despite his charm, the image of Arthur being arrested on Carlingford Lough by the British army back in 1977 is never far away whenever I meet him.
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Anglo Corpse Infects Quinnvalid

SEAN Quinn has been a media recluse for more than a decade. He made rare, stage-managed media appearances in his glory days.

Otherwise we were starved of Sean, led to believe that he was just an ordinary guy who played cards with his old mates (more…)