Irish banking inquiry enters politically-sensitive stage

April 21, 2015 2:42 PM

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DUBLIN, April 21 (Reuters) - Irish lawmakers will question former European Central Bank (ECB) governor Jean-Claude Trichet and the executives at the helm of Ireland's banks when they imploded, as a parliamentary inquiry enters its most politically-sensitive stage.

While Ireland's economy is growing faster than any other in Europe and the government has begun recouping some of the billions of euros it sunk into its banks, the euro zone's most expensive bank rescue is still a sore and hotly debated subject.

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