People sometimes wonder why it is that people like the corrupt Haughey can live out an entire career without ever been brought to justice. They wonder why people like Jim Flavin can be found by the Supreme Court to have engaged in insider trading and yet remain a free man. The following incident on Today with Pat Kenny (Friday) provides a clue.
During a discussion on the claim by the chairwoman of Irish Life and Permanent, Gillian Bowler that she didn’t know about the apparent fraudulent transfer of seven thousand million to Anglo Irish Bank Pat Kenny interrupted and said:
“I have to say, by the way, I know Gillian Bowler, when she tells me she didn’t know I believe she didn’t know.”