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Life after MCCB

Was there life after the MCCB? Why would anyone want to leave the mortgage industry with all its lovely KFIs and packager wars, failing IT systems and network numbers falling short? Who would leave such matters for the green shores of Ireland? Well former-MCCB spokesperson Brad Baker did. Last week he was helping organise the fire-works display for the Tall Ships Race coming to Waterford.

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