Mick Wallace (top) this afternoon; Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson (right and his son Gareth last year.
A multi-headed monster.
From Greece (!)
“Yeah, he [Peter Robinson] very categorically came out and declared that he had no interest whatsoever, hadn’t gained anything as a result of this particular transaction carried out in the name of Northern Ireland with this company Cerberus.
A fascinating name, it comes from Greek mythology actually, a three-headed, multi-headed, three-headed dog which guarded the gates of Hades…hence this monster of a story now and it’s really turned into a monster story which is consuming every lawyer and every barrister in Northern Ireland and stretching now deeply into Dublin on the back of [Independent TD] Mick Wallace’s claims in the Dáil – some of which I actually challenge.
In fact, the offshore account was not rumbled as a result of an audit, a routine audit of Tughans’ accounts. In fact, my understanding is that the managing partner at the centre of this controversy, who’s no longer working with Tughans, actually advised his fellow partners there was a big payment coming down the line and, eventually, a fee….”
Veteran Northern Ireland journalist Eamon Mallie on Today with Sean O’Rourke on RTÉ Radio One this morning.
Previously: Project Eagle And The €3.5billion Haircut
“BBC Spotlight are working on this, so hopefully there should be more on this in coming days” says RTE, without a hint of self-realisation!
— NAMAwinelake (@namawinelake) July 7, 2015
Mick Wallace’s response to an invitation from John McGuinness, chairman of The Public Accounts Committee, this afternoon.
Via Mick Wallace