2013: ANGLO IRISH BANK SCANDAL: IRISH PEOPLE CALLED GERMANS TO SAY SORRY. The Guardian. 17th July 2013
German ambassador says that in wake of recent Anglo Irish Bank tapes his embassy staff received calls from Irish citizens.
Performance artist Frank O'Dea with his installation piece 'Confessions of a Banker' in Dublin. The work draws on recent newspaper revelations on the Anglo Irish Bank tape recordings.
Irish people rang the German embassy in Dublin to apologies over the behaviour of Anglo Irish bankers who made jokes on tape about getting billions of euros from Berlin to rescue their debt-ridden bank.
The German ambassador to Ireland, Dr Eckhard Lubkemeier, revealed that in the wake of the recent Anglo Irish Bank tapes his embassy staff received calls from ordinary Irish citizens saying sorry over the way the bankers mocked the Germans and sang their national anthem while celebrating the bank's rescue.