IBRC Assurance, the insurance arm of the former Anglo Irish Bank, is said to have a portfolio of about 40 European properties, worth about €1 billion. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

IBRC Assurance, the insurance arm of the former Anglo Irish Bank, has sold its portfolio of three properties in Belgium for close to €60 million.The B(...)

 John Martin, of the New Land League, speaking to members of the media at the entrance to Gorse Hill, the home of Brian O’Donnell, at  Vico Road, Killiney. Photograph: Eric Luke

The New Land League was formed almost spontaneously in 2013, according to its leader, Jerry Beades, when he and others disrupted an Allsops auction i(...)

 Patrick Honohan arriving at the  Oireachtas banking inquiry in January. He later wrote asking to ‘rephrase’ some of his comments. Photograph: Alan Betson

The banking inquiry is set to recall Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan to reappear before it because of his written request to amend evidence he g(...)

 Sean Quinn. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

A High Court judge has granted an application by the DPP to postpone the hearing of the action by the family of businessman Sean Quinn, in which they (...)

Minister for Public Expenditure  Brendan Howlin: “We had to make contingency plans for the collapse of the euro at that time. They were scary, scary times.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Economic Management Council drew up contingency plans for the collapse of the euro when the single currency entered its most serious period of cr(...)

Called to appear at the banking inquiry: Richie Boucher, Michael Buckley, Richard Burrows, Laurence Crowley, Frank Daly, Donal Forde, Robert Gallagher, Dermot Gleeson, Brian Goggin, Cormac McCarthy, Brendan McDonagh, Eugene Sheehy, Michael Torpey

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher is one of 13 witnesses who have been summoned to appear before the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry from next(...)

Aoife Quinn, daughter of  Seán Quinn: the Quinn family allege they are not liable for about €2.34 billion loans advanced by the former Anglo Irish Bank to Quinn companies

Businessman Sean Quinn’s family have appealed to a High Court judge not to grant the DPP a second deferral of the hearing of their action. They allege(...)

Were Anglo Irish Bank to be audited today the results would be largely the same as they were in 2007 and 2008, Professor Éamonn Walsh told the banking inquiry. Photograh: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The glacial pace at which the accountancy profession has responded to its failings was highlighted by UCD accounting Professor Éamonn Walsh at the ban(...)

Aoife Quinn: family “swamped” with documents.

The Director of Public Prosecutions is seeking another deferral of the action brought by businessman Seán Quinn’s family denying liability for some €2(...)

In a damning court ruling last month Mr Drumm was found to have systematically transferred assets, property and cash to his wife Lorraine (left) to hinder, delay and defraud his creditors. Photograph: The Irish Times

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has hired one of Boston’s top white-collar criminal defence lawyers to fight his bankruptcy appeal(...)