Minister of State at the Department of Finance Simon Harris confirmed the negotiations between the Quinn family and Anglo had collapsed and the case would “likely be settled by the courts”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

CIARÁN HANCOCK The Quinn family and Anglo Irish Bank will go back to court next month after a deal to settle their multibillion-euro dispute fell thr(...)

Outgoing Smurfit Kappa chief executive Gary McGann: ‘I don’t want to be a hurler on the ditch.’ Photograph:  Alan Betson

Gary McGann, who yesterday announced his retirement as chief executive of the packaging group Smurfit Kappa, is understood to be planning to a(...)

Smurfit Kappa Group chief executive Gary McGann: ‘People will never remember you for what you’ve done.’ Photograph: Frank Miller

The perennial rumours that Gary McGann was planning to step down as chief executive of Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) were proved correct yesterday. (...)

Former Bank of Ireland chief executive Brian Goggin: told the banking inquiry that on the night of the bank guarantee in 2008 he understood all six banks would be guaranteed. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

It speaks volumes about the chaos in Government Buildings on the night of the guarantee in 2008 that the chief executives of the two main banks left i(...)

Maurice Curran came to public prominence in 1991 when appointed by then minister for industry and commerce Desmond O’Malley as government inspector to(...)

Ciarán Lynch (left) and Pearse Doherty asking questions of Jean-Claude Trichet, former ECB president, in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Former president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Jean-Claude Trichet, has rejected a claim the bank blackmailed Ireland into entering the Troika (...)

Former Bank of Ireland chief executive Brian Goggin at Leinster House following the Joint Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

Former chief executive of Bank of Ireland Brian Goggin has contradicted evidence given by Allied Irish Banks about the night of the bank guarantee.Mr(...)

Former Bank of Ireland chief executive Brian Goggin during today’s sitting of  the Joint Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis.

The former chief executive of Bank of Ireland Brian Goggin has told the Oireachtas banking inquiry that the day of the bank guarantee in September 200(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

Thirty or more cases, involving a loss of more than €10 million each to the taxpayer, will be examined in the inquiry into the Siteserv sale, Taoisea(...)

Seán Quinn and members of his family could yet appeal the decision to the Supreme Court on a point of exceptional public importance. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Businessman Seán Quinn and members of his family have lost an appeal concerning disclosure of thousands of documents for a case brought against them b(...)