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The hole-in-the-wall gangsters

Plan to fight crime with ATM fee does not add up – Irish Times Saturday, September 4, 2010 Some day, Fintan O’Toole will write a bad article. This still isn’t it. Dermot Ahern, of blasphemy infamy, has pulled another one out of the bag and O’Toole is there to lambast him. As with the resurrection [...]

The estimated cost of NAMA

€54,000,000,000 Fifty-four thousand million euro. It is estimated that the National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) will pay €54 billion to the banks for property-related loans with a face value of about €77 billion. The Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan announced yesterday in the Dáil that the Irish State would receive a discount of an average [...]