Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman and chief executive Seán FitzPatrick has appeared in court in connection with alleged financial irregularities at the bank. Two other former high-ranking executives at the bank appeared in court yesterday, June 23rd. Willie McAteer and Pat Whelan were each charged with company law offences.
Seán FitzPatrick leaving Dublin District Court, where he was charged with 16 offences relating to financial irregularities. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times
Seán FitzPatrick leaving Dublin District Court. He had been detained at Dublin Airport by gardaí attached to the Office of the Director Corporate Enforcement. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times
Seán FitzPatrick leaving court. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times
Willie McAteer, former finance director of Anglo Irish Bank, leaving court on July 23rd. He was charged with company law offences relating to providing unlawful financial assistance to 16 individuals in July 2008. Mr McAteer (61), of Auburn Villas, Rathgar, Dublin, was released on bail of €1,000 and an independent surety of €10,000. Photograph: Eric Luke
Patrick Whelan, a former Anglo board member and managing director of Anglo’s Irish business, was arrested at his home in Malahide, Co Dublin, yesterday, July 23rd. He was charged with company law offences relating to providing unlawful financial assistance to 16 individuals in July 2008. Mr Whelan (50), of Rachra, Coast Road, Malahide, was remanded on bail on his own €1,000 bond and €10,000 surety.
A contractor removes Anglo Irish Bank signage from the former bank premises at St. Stephen's Green Dublin. Anglo is now the the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC). Photograph : Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times