Paul Mackay had just finished talking. He had just given an impassioned five-minute speech at the final extraordinary general meeting of the Irish Credit Bureau. Mackay had been a shareholder of the 57-year-old credit rating company since 2007 when he acquired 1 per cent of its shares for €1 million. Since 2012, he had been a director. More than 20 bankers, lawyers, and executives of ICB had tuned into the meeting. Over Zoom, Mackay, a founding member of the Progressive Democrats, told them that he agreed with the ICB’s chairman Paschal Taggart that the business had been allowed to fail.…