Property developer Seán Mulryan arriving at the banking inquiry. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Irish developer Seán Mulryan does not believe that he or his company, Ballymore Properties, played any part in the crash of the State’s property marke(...)

The terms of reference for an examination of alleged wrongdoing at the Oireachtas banking inquiry have been criticised by  Fianna Fáil Senator Marc MacSharry.   Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

The terms of reference for an examination of alleged wrongdoing at the Oireachtas banking inquiry have been criticised by a Fianna Fáil senator. (...)

Cork property developer Michael O’Flynn, who heads the O’Flynn construction group, said he had anticipated some request from Nama to adapt the business plan to meet its requirements but this never happened. Photograph:  Collins Courts

One of the National Management Agency’s biggest debtors has told the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry the agency rejected a 2,000-page business plan for his(...)

Sean Mulryan said Ballymore Properties had “grave concerns” about the health of the Irish property market in 2007 and believed the country was producing 30,000 housing units too many annually. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Irish developer Sean Mulryan does not believe he or his company Ballymore Properties played any part in the crash of the property market here in late (...)

Fergus Murphy, former chief executive of Irish building society EBS

The former head of EBS building society Fergus Murphy has told the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry there was a “very reasonable chance” the institution cou(...)

Fianna Fáil Senator Marc MacSharry:  took a strong line on the whistleblower issue and called for an independent investigation. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

This will be week 26 of the Oireachtas banking inquiry but the recent allegations made by a whistleblower raise questions as to whether it will now(...)

Permanent TSB was the star performer on the Dublin market yesterday, closing up 4.8 per cent at €5.31 with 2.5 million shares changing hands.

European stocks were little changed, posting their longest winning streak since January, amid mixed earnings reports from Ericsson and Volvo. The S(...)

Bertie Ahern arrives at Leinster House yesterday  for his appearance at the banking inquiry. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It’s seven years since Bertie Ahern stepped off the political stage, but he’s lost none of his ability to hold an audience. He has a unique ability to(...)

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern leaves Leinster House yesterday following his appearance at the Oireachtas  banking inquiry. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern has said he wished the housing bubble did not happen and would, in hindsight, have done things differently to avoid the (...)

 Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern leaving the banking inquiry. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw 6:43

Bertie Ahern would have stayed on as taoiseach for another 18 months had it not been for the distraction his involvement with the Mahon tribunal was c(...)