Opening statement by Revenue chairman, Josephine Feehily to the Public Accounts Committee hearing on December 4th, 2014Chairman and members of the Pub(...)

Ansbacher House in the Caymen Islands. Ansbacher was a bank in the Cayman Islands, but the nominally offshore money in the deposits was in fact held in Guinness & Mahon Bank on Dublin’s College Green

An official investigation in 2002 identified about 200 individuals who held secret Ansbacher accounts, including former taoiseach Charles Haughey. Sub(...)

Former Progressive Democrat and Fianna Fáil minister Des O’Malley has denied ever having had an Ansbacher account.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Five former politicians named in the Dáil by Sinn Féin TD Mary Lou McDonald as having been in a dossier of alleged offshore account holders have reje(...)

Public Accounts Committee chairman John McGuinness said that it had never been the intention to identify publicly those against whom allegations had been made. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Dáil Public Accounts Committee has decided to hold a meeting with the Revenue Commissioners tomorrow about investigations which have been carri(...)

Background The Ansbacher deposits story was a huge event in Irish journalism that moved constantly between the politics and business pages o(...)

Denis Foley

Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin has paid tribute to two former party politicians who died at the weekend.Noel Davern, who died suddenly in Tipperary(...)

 President Michael D Higgins speaking at the Community garden party at Aras an Uachtarain. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

“These are not the voices of the people of Ireland.”So said President Michael D Higgins over the weekend at a garden party in Áras an Uachtaráin. He w(...)

There are plenty of reasons to quake in the face of the Revenue Commissioners, with the current campaign surrounding the Local Property Tax sim(...)