I don’t accept all of what you say here Mr. Anderson.
I really don’t.
We don’t really have proof of this either way since the information is privileged, private and confidential in the way that all special deals done in Ireland are.
This is why it’s not really possible to make this statement without a full detail of the facts.
I think that you recognize the importance of this yourself when you indicate that “No precise breakdown was given.”
But here is what we do know, that essentially goes to the heart of the matter of the flaws in the Irish system of financial justice,
- Private Institutions got access to write laws and get them pushed through, using powers of fear and intimidation, the Bank Bailout legislation.
- Private Developers got paid large, social welfare style handouts, 125,000 Euros per year or thereabouts, to maintain “management” of their failed developer businesses. This law was written for them by their political cronies.
- Little action from a legal point of view has been taken against the ringleaders of the Planning corruption that was discovered by the Mahon Tribunal. Why not?
All of this is really very Irish but it is playing straight into the hands of more unwelcome sorts that would “take the law into their own hands”, but sure why wouldn’t they since that’s how the Government have operated in this country for nearly forever.