Brian Hayes has banged the drum about “rip-off” mortgage rates being charged in Ireland at a time when the European Central Bank’s main rate is zero. Photograph:  Eric Luke

After a bruising time recently as director of elections with Fine Gael, Dublin MEP Brian Hayes has thrown himself back into his work in the European P(...)

David Drumm returned to Ireland in March and faces two trials next year in relation to alleged offences committed while he was chief executive with Anglo. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has claimed that his bankruptcy lawyer in the US might have “underestimated” the political motivat(...)

Some 128 acres at six sites in commuter towns close to Dublin were placed on the market in February at €44.75 million.

Ardstone Capital is believed to have been chosen as preferred bidder by Nama for development assets connected with David Daly’s Albany Group. Some 1(...)

Brian Hayes: Italy has brought in “a specific switching mechanism which makes it easy for consumers to switch mortgage loans”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish MEP Brian Hayes has called for the next government to introduce legislation to make it easier for consumers to switch mortgage lenders to preve(...)

AIB. A  whistleblower has claimed the bank  overstated progress on dealing with problem loans in order to suggest greater progress had been made in restructuring its debts. Photograph: Eric Luke

The AIB whistleblower has made their allegations to financial regulators on an anonymous basis, The Irish Times has learned. The allegations relate t(...)

RSM Ireland now has dedicated Irish desks at the RSM offices in London and Chicago, and New York and San Francisco will be brought on stream by June 2016. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Dublin-based accounting firm Baker Tilly Ryan Glennon has joined RSM, the sixth largest network of audit, tax and consulting services in the world. Th(...)

The court was told how a culture grew in Nama whereby staff became “desensitised” to the confidential information they were dealing with. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

For the most part, former Nama employee Enda Farrell sat stony faced in the dock on Thursday as the sorry tale of his misdeeds dating from 2012 was ex(...)

 Kyran McLaughlin, deputy chairman of Davy and head of capital markets, told staff that Mr Smith had made the decision himself as he “wants to pursue a number of other interests at this stage in his life”

David Smith has stepped down as head of institutional equities at stockbroker Davy to pursue other career opportunities. He will leave the business af(...)

The court heard Enda Farrell did not profit from the disclosures. Photograph: Collins Courts

Former Nama employee Enda Farrell will be sentenced on May 12th in connection with leaking potentiallly commercially sensitive information from the St(...)

Permanent TSB’s interim group chief financial officer Patricia Carroll; Jeremy Masding, group chief executive; and  chairman Alan Cook at the agm.  In a Father Ted moment during the agm, an elderly lady said the bank’s shares were worth “feck all”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The crowd was smaller than previous years but the anger from Permanent TSB shareholders was palpable at its annual general meeting in Ballsbridge on W(...)