In Ireland in the second half of the twentieth century, a corrupt circle of politicians and shadowy business figures control the levers of power. Lucrative property deals involving the sale of government assets are secretly financed by Middle Eastern oil dollars in exchange for Irish passports. Planning corruption is practised as a matter of course. Political donations are rewarded with access to offshore bank accounts as the ordinary people are forced to tighten their belts. At the heart of this web of deceit and intrigue ...

The Taoiseach 2003, Hachette Books Ireland, Castleknock

ISBN-13: 9780340832653