Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen and ex-Central Bank governor John Hurley may be among those called before a banking inquiry if the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) receives Government approval to proceed.

Go geddum lads.

Mr [John] McGuinness [PAC chairman] said legal restrictions placed on the Oireachtas meant findings of fact or culpability could not be made, and the committee was recommending an “inquire, record and report model”.

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Committee May Call Cowen If Banking Inquiry Sanctioned (Mary Minihan, irish Times)

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