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Bank bailout anniversary should be bank holiday

We have many bank holidays in this country. But there is one faithful day we all tend to forget, September 29, 2008.

This is the day that our Government sold out the sovereignty of this little country of ours to the bankers of Europe. Surely it would now be time for the Government to declare this day a permanent bank holiday, if only to remind our children and indeed even our grand children of what the banks did to all of us.

It could be argued that the Irish toxic banks caused more damage to Ireland than 30 years of the ‘Troubles’

In the North, 3,500 lost their lives, but how many of our young people were forced to emigrate? How many have lost their jobs?

How many have lost their homes? How many have been made homeless? How many sick people lie on hospital trollies? How many of our children are starving?

The list could go on ad infinitum and all due to the greed of our bankers.

Yet these same people are still in situ running the same banking systems. Only three have been jailed. How long before the rest are brought to justice

Mike Mahon

Kilvere Pk

Templeogue

Dublin 6W


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