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Judge Martin Nolan put the focus of blame firmly on the state when he decided not to jail two former directors of Anglo Irish Bank following their conviction for engaging in an illegal share support scheme. The Judge said it would be “most unjust to jail these two men (William McAteer and Pat Whelan) when I feel that a state agency has led the two men into error an illegality”. Instead the defendants will be assessed for community service. The 11 week trial has raised questions about the role of the former Financial Regulator, Patrick Neary and how the state ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0430/613948-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-30-april-2014/?clipid=1563589
After 47 days of the Anglo Trial, the final verdicts came in yesterday. Dearbhail McDonald, Legal Affairs Editor of the Irish Independent, joined Sean in studio.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0418/609647-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-18-april-2014/?clipid=1537076
With the latest from the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank directors Seán FitzPatrick, Willie McAteer and Pat Whelan at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today, Sean was joined on the line by Fergal Keane.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0210/503392-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-10-february-2014/?clipid=1414411
Sean was joined on the line by Fergal Keane who gave us the latest from the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court where the former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank and two former Anglo executives are charged with providing unlawful financial assistance to 16 people to buy shares in the bank.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0207/502820-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-7-february-2014/?clipid=1412385
With the latest from the trial of former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank and two former Anglo executives, Sean was joined by Fergal Keane.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0206/502569-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-6-february-2014/?clipid=1411439
You may remember when the Governor of the Central Bank Patrick Honohan attended the Oireachtas Finance Committee on Wednesday he seemed to downplay the significance of the Anglo Tapes, saying the Central Bank had not found any new issues relating to suspected criminal offences following its examination of the Anglo Tapes.This response caused frustration and anger among the Finance Committee members and it seems has forced Honohan and the Central Bank to change their opinion.Sean was joined on the line by Fionnan Sheahan Political Editor with the Irish Independent.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/0927/476779-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-27-september-2013/?clipid=1319732
Brian Carey recalls the "bed and breakfasting" of €7 billion between Anglo and IL&Phttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/drivetime/programmes/2013/0708/461308-drivetime-monday-8-july-2013/?clipid=1262555
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