Tagged with: bankingreform


A Pivotal Moment?

Paul Sweeney 17/06/2019

Phillip Lane, departing governor of the financial regulator, the Central Bank, wrote a farewell letter to the government calling for the cap on bank bosses’ bonuses to be lifted. The CEOs of the Irish state owned banks are paid a max of €500,000. He thinks they deserve more. I believe that if the government does lift the cap on bankers’ …



Time to make AIB an Irish citizens' bank

Paul Sweeney 13/03/2017

The Government strategy for privatising AIB has focused solely on the art of the deal – the price, how much to sell, and when to sell our 99 per …

Recovery is not reform

01/11/2009

Recovery is not reform. The government’s intended path to recovery is a mixture of borrowing, pay cuts, and spending cuts. All recovery plans treat …

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