Mocking Germans Adds Irish Insult to Banking Injury

Mocking Germans Adds Irish Insult to Banking Injury

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John Bowe, a former executive at the now defunct Anglo Irish Bank Corp., sang “Deutschland Ueber Alles” as the lender won German deposits on the back of a government guarantee, according to recordings of 2008 conversations that were published this week by the Irish Independent newspaper.