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Bank of Ireland should gift Grattan’s Parliament to the people of Ireland

At yesterdays Joint Oireachtas Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform I challenged Bank of Ireland chief executive Mr. Richie Boucher on their intransigent position regarding the return of Number 2 College Green (Grattan’s Parliament) to Irish State. The building was the first purpose-built parliament house in Europe. Completed in 1739 it served as Ireland's Parliament until the Act of Union in 1801. When Bank Of Ireland purchased

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