By Jimmy Cummins
The real tale of the Hoops and Irish Goalkeeper tracing again his younger years becoming up on the foot of the Dublin Mountains, via his six profitable years with Shamrock Rovers at Milltown after which directly to the notorious govt Stockbroker Inquiry, which nearly made him an outcast and an exile from the land and the folk he enjoyed. For the 1st time, Jimmy releases documentary facts substantiating his claims of impropriety opposed to the Irish govt Stockbrokers Butler & Briscoe, proof "disbarred" and buried via the Committee of Inquiry. right here then is the tale of a tender guy who dared to face opposed to corruption, fraud and abuse of energy on the optimum degrees of Irish monetary existence, and in spite of everything paid a truly excessive fee.
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Cummins was once admitted. The Chairman brought the participants of the Committee and defined to Mr. Cummins that it was once no longer a disciplinary Committee yet a Committee of research whose responsibility was once to find evidence and report back to the Council, who may then come to a decision at the facts which have been awarded to them. The Chairman passed Mr. Cummins a duplicate of the Committee’s phrases of Reference, and defined that Mr. Cummins’s proof will be famous and as a result despatched to him for contract. The Chairman additionally acknowledged that Mr. Cummins used to be being interviewed by myself, which used to be opposite to basic perform the place a non-Member gave proof to an investigating Committee, yet mentioned that the Committee thought of that this might be so as as Mr. Cummins had introduced the problem to the eye of the Council himself. The Chairman requested Mr. Cummins the place he stood with Riada & Co. and Mr. Cummins spoke back that he used to be nonetheless at the payroll yet on go away until eventually the top of may possibly. The Chairman acknowledged that it was once completely as much as Mr. Cummins no matter if he observed the Committee on my own or observed by way of a Member. Mr. Cummins answered that he had formerly mentioned the problem with the executive govt and was once satisfied to be interviewed unaccompanied. The Chairman requested Mr. Cummins to offer the Committee many of the historical past to the bitch the had introduced, and he responded that he liked that the research used to be disagreeable for himself and for the Committee, and stated he were damage via Butler and Briscoe and humiliated by way of Riada with out justification and thought of that bringing the grievance used to be his merely plan of action. The Chairman requested if Mr. Cummins had began his occupation with Butler & Briscoe and he answered that his first task within the inventory trade used to be with J. & E. Davy. He agreed that that gave him 17 years event, and in accordance with a question he stated that he used to be now not hooked up with gilts with Davy, yet with Butler & Briscoe he used to be a gilt professional, their Senior Gilt payment Clerk and Assistant employees supervisor. The Chairman requested if his departure from Davy’s were unexceptional and he stated that it had, and that he had long past to Australia for two years, and while he back Butler & Briscoe had approached him, in the course of a very heavy time of their industry and he were satisfied to affix them. whilst in Australia he have been hired in desktops instead of within the inventory alternate, and during a former colleague in Davy’s (Mr. D Hayes) who had heard that Mr. Cummins had back, Mr. ok. Beaton of Butler & Briscoe had approached him in 1972. He had left Butler & Briscoe in 1978 to affix Riada, which was once a brand new company developing. The Chairman requested what Mr. Cummins’s courting have been with Butler & Briscoe whilst he left them and he acknowledged that it have been really solid. Mr. Cummins stated that his major cause of leaving was once that he desired to be a Member, and that Butler & Briscoe have been top-heavy with participants, and he felt he will be capable of growth with the recent corporation. The Chairman requested if there have been any ill-feeling whilst he left Butler & Briscoe and Mr.