Permanent TSB remains the potential “weak link” of upcoming stress tests, and may require capital of up to ¤700 million. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Irish banks are relaxed about their latest examination. When last probed by the Central Bank three years ago, they needed to raise €24 billion. Now, (...)

Digital kitchen scale innovator Ben Harris (left), chief executive of Drop, with members of the AIB and Frontline Ventures teams, celebrates AIB’s €2 million seeding

AIB has provided €2 million for a new investment fund to support 20 high-potential start-up technology ventures in Ireland. The AIB Discovery Progr(...)

Basil Geoghegan: adviser on options available to save Irish Nationwide at time of bank bailout.

Seasoned Irish investment banker Basil Geoghegan delivered a straight-talking speech yesterday morning at a seminar on the Irish recovery hosted by pe(...)

Cherrywood Business Park: set to become, with adjoining lands, a focal point for commercial and residential developments over the next decade with an estimated end value of more than €2.5 billion. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Two American funds, Hines and King Street Capital, are due to complete contracts within days to acquire the largest and most valuable development s(...)

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A bank is seeking to enforce repossession orders over properties owned by a candidate in this year’s European elections and his wife.AIB obtained summ(...)

Basil Geoghegan: State aid might have gone in the door of the Irish banks but it immediately went out

The Government’s decision to introduce a blanket bank guarantee in September 2008 was “unwise” and “unwarranted”, a key adviser on banking strategy at(...)

Permanent TSB: still awaits clearance from the European Commission for its restructuring plan. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

On August 19th, the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan issued a statement welcoming the improved half-year results published that day by Permanent TS(...)

Cill Urnaí voluntary housing association contacted the offices of the Director of Corporate Enforcement and the Garda Síochána, both of which have now initiated inquiries.

A long-standing Fianna Fáil councillor in Co Kildare has resigned from the party after financial irregularities were discovered at a voluntary housin(...)

There were no objections from creditors or from AIB pension fund trustees in Ireland and Britain to the capital reduction application, the court heard. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Commercial Court has approved AIB’s application to reduce its share capital by €5 billion. The bank will now have the option of paying a divide(...)

Permanent TSB is alone among Ireland’s three surviving rescued banks not to have a restructuring plan approved by the European Union

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said if Permanent TSB, the 99.2 per cent government-owned lender, needs to raise capital after European stress tes(...)