Former Irish Nationwide  chairman Michael Walsh who told the Banking Inquiry of his  regret at how many families had suffered from the ‘era of austerity’. He accepted many mistakes were made by Irish Nationwide, and other Irish financial institutions.

The former chairman of Irish Nationwide Building Society has expressed his regret about the events that led to the banking crisis in Ireland but said (...)

A guide price of €525,000 has been set for the quarry at Tullagower in Kilrush, Co Clare.

In one of the most unusual commercial property sales so far this year, agents Ganly Walters and Carter Jonas of the UK are seeking a purchaser for sev(...)

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(...)

Former Irish Life & Permanent chief executive Denis Casey will not  now appear at the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry on Thursday. File photograph: Collins Courts

Former Irish Life & Permanent chief executive Denis Casey will not now have to appear at the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry on Thursday following an i(...)

Former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Sean FitzPatrick. Photograph: Eric Luke/ The Irish Times

The High Court has dismissed Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick’s application to permanently prevent his trial before Dublin Circuit Criminal (...)

Shortly after a 2009 row over a €1m bonus, INBS confirmed it had put in place a €27.6m pension fund for Michael Fingleton, which he managed and had been transferred out of the financial institution in January 2007. Photograph: The Irish Times

Michael Fingleton, or “Fingers” as he was often known, was one of the best-known chief executives in Irish business for almost four decades. He ran Ir(...)

Workers removing signage from the exterior of the Irish Nationwide offices on the corner of Dublin’s O’Connell Street after it was folded into IBRC in 2011 Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

John Purcell, a former executive director of Irish Nationwide Building Society, has launched a High Court challenge to the constitutionality of the Ce(...)

David Dilger: one of six  former Bank of Ireland officials who were asked to provide written statements to the banking inquiry. Photograph:  Gary O’Neill

Less onerous solutions than the bank guarantee should have been considered by the government on the night of September 29th, 2008, a former Bank of I(...)

Property developer Gerry Gannon.

Trips to the 2008 Ryder Cup in Kentucky, hospitality at the Monaco Grand Prix, and skiing holidays were just some of the perks lavished by Irish banks(...)

Gerry Gannon was one of Ireland’s most prominent house builders in the boom years through his company, Gannon Homes. Photograph: PA

Property developer Gerry Gannon has told the Oireachtas banking inquiry that his companies have built 140 family homes in the past 18 months and has (...)