TD for Wicklow and East Carlow. Fighting for job creation, economic justice and political reform.

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Monthly archive May, 2014
Chatting to Patrick Honohan about Anglo Irish Bank

Chatting to Patrick Honohan about Anglo Irish Bank

On the 30th April, I asked Governor of the Central Bank, Professor Patrick Honohan, his opinion on the recent Anglo Judgement. I asked him whether he believes it’s acceptable that some of the banks are publicly stating they will go against the spirit of the new insolvency legislation. We now have a judgement saying that...
How can we get more people using insolvency?

How can we get more people using insolvency?

On the 30th April, I chatted to Lorcan O’Connor, head of the Insolvency Service of Ireland and Chris Lehane, the official assignee in bankruptcy. I asked what changes could be made to allow more people to access insolvency and bankruptcy. I highlighted the problems surrounding voluntary arrangements. In the case of many of the banks,...