‘The crisis may be over, but there are huge problems to be faced in the banking and financial sector and a big job to be done in managing relationships with Frankfurt.’ Above, the  European Central Bank   in Frankfurt. Photograph: EPA/FREDRIK VON ERICHSEN

A boffin or a bureaucrat? A banker or a bean counter? The debate is on about what kind of person is needed as the new governor of the Central Bank, to(...)

AIB’s unit in Britain operates as a specialist business bank, primarily focused on owner-managed businesses. Photograph: Getty Images

AIB has increased its new business lending in Britain by 54 per cent year-on-year to £768 million in the first half of 2015. Gerard O’Keeffe, head of(...)

Donegal Rapeseed Oil managing director Austin Duignan, Gary Quinn of The Irish Times and Claddagh Resources founder Peter Casey at the AIB Start Up Academy, Letterkenny Event. Photo Clive Wasson
Advice from a dragon: think big

Entrepreneur and Dragons’ Den star Peter Casey says he experienced a few major pitfalls in business, which caused him to go broke, twice. Mr Casey, f(...)

John Tuohy, chief executive of Nightline Group, Ireland’s largest independent delivery company,  to speak at Athlone Start-up Night.

The AIB Start-up Academy will continue its tour around Ireland with a stop in the midlands later this month. The next Start-up Night will take (...)

Former chief executive of Irish Nationwide Building Society  arriving at the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry. Photograph: Eric Luke

Four more days. That’s all that’s left of the Oireachtas banking inquiry in terms of public hearings. Some nine months after the committee began takin(...)

The average refund by AIB was €543, including compensatory interest. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/Bloomberg

AIB has paid €3.7 million to some 6,855 business customers who were overcharged as a result of an error in relation to their overdrafts. The average (...)

Brian Hayes: had suggested to Marco Buti that the ECB could use its asset-backed securities programme as a vehicle to take tracker loans from the Irish banks onto its books

Squeezing mortgage interest rates through “political pressure” could undermine the progress made by Ireland towards “healing the domestic financial sy(...)

The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation has written to 4,200 AIB account holders to encourage them to “come forward” if they believe they were “denied their contractual right” to a tracker mortgage after their fixed interest rate periods had expired

The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation has written to 4,200 AIB account holders to encourage them to “come forward” if they believe they were “denied(...)

Not everyone who had an AIB fixed-rate mortgage was entitled to switch to a tracker when the set term ended

Q As an AIB customer I took out a fixed-term mortgage five or six years ago but after the term ended I was automatically put onto a standard variab(...)

AIB loaned French-registered 2 Rue Dieudonne Costes €31.7 million to refinance loans owed to KBC bank relating to the construction of the Radisson Blu Hotel in Toulouse. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Irish High Court has jurisdiction to deal with a challenge by a group of Irish investors in a Radisson Blu Hotel in southern France, against AIB (...)