Former AIB chairman Dermot Gleeson testifying at the banking inquiry

After four months of an unnecessarily elongated context phase, the Oireachtas banking inquiry finally got down to business this week with the appearan(...)

Former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes at the  press conference he organised to discuss the sale of Siteserv. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Two former senior directors at the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, Alan Dukes and Mike Aynsley, who were criticised by Department of Finance offic(...)

Bernard Byrne, who has held a number of leading roles in AIB, has been named as new chief executive. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

AIB has sought permission from regulators to appoint Bernard Byrne as its new chief executive in succession to David Duffy, who resigned from the pos(...)

Man with a plan: David Duffy, the head of AIB, gave big hints to the Oireachtas finance committee that he intends to cut the standard variable rate that his beleaguered customers pay. Photograph: Alan Betson

Did I hear that AIB has cut its mortgage interest rates again? Not exactly. But you may well have heard some talk of it. This week Allied Irish Banks’(...)

From 2002 to 2009, Donal Forde ran the AIB unit responsible for €17 billion of loans for land and property development in Ireland. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Donal Forde, the former head of AIB’s operation in Ireland, has conceded that his annual pay in the boom years was “silly” and “inordinate”, but it(...)

Former managing director of AIB , Donal Forde, at Leinster House for the hearing of the Oireachtas banking inquiry. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

Two of the most senior players in AIB at the time of the financial crash in 2008 went before the Oireachtas banking inquiry in the second day of the n(...)

Former head of retail operations at AIB Donal Forde: “My own failing is a matter of deep personal regret.”

The former head of AIB’s retail operations in Ireland has told the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry that insufficient stress testing of loans and “inadequat(...)

Former chairman of AIB, Dermot Gleeson, speaking at a hearing of the Oireachtas banking inquiry. 1:32

Former minister for finance Brian Lenihan wanted to wind down Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Nationwide on the night of the bank guarantee, the Oireachtas(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: “The deal was the deal and I was assured the components of the deal were necessary to get the best results for the taxpayer.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said he was reassured by Alan Dukes, former chairman of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC), that the sa(...)

David Duffy, AIB chief executive officer,  speaking to Conor Lenihan before addressing the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform at the Dail. Photograph: Alan Betson

The chief executive of AIB David Duffy and other senior executives at the bank were grilled for more than two hours by the Oireachtas Finance Committe(...)