Arthur Cox was paid €33.1m, Blackrock Financial Management got €23.5m, Ernst & Young (former Anglo Irish Bank auditors) had €20.9m, KPMG (former Irish Nationwide auditors)  €13.2m, and Goldman Sachs  €9.4m

Ever since the banking crash in late 2008, various figures have circulated as to the cost to the State, or taxpayers, from the sector’s financial bail(...)

By the end of last year IBRC had been the biggest financial drain on the State with a net cost of €36.1bn. It was followed by AIB at €8.8bn andPTSB at €200m

The annual interest bill attaching to the State’s bailout of the banking sector could run to €1.7 billion a year, the Comptroller and Auditor General (...)

Johnny Ronan (left) lifts the lid on his business activities up to 2008 in submission to banking inquiry. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Johnny Ronan’s 28-page submission to the Oireachtas banking inquiry, published yesterday, lifts the lid on his business activities up to 2008. It als(...)

Micheál Martin: “The Taoiseach had obviously decided . . . he was getting rid of the then minister for justice Alan Shatter as a political liability and would allow no delay in using the report as his excuse.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been accused of allowing a report into the handling of Garda malpractice claims made by a whistleblower to be rushed into pub(...)

A poll by IT services provider Datapac and were based on a survey of 192 senior IT professionals showed the level of data loss

Most organisations in Ireland have lost data at some point and some never recover it at all, according to a poll of almost 200 senior IT decision-mak(...)

Loretto Dempsey who was diagnosed with motor neurone disease last year: “When someone calls the helpdesk with a problem with their PC, and I help them, I feel like I’m not sick at all.”

When Loretto Dempsey first had trouble moving the fingers of her left hand, she brushed it off as a trapped nerve. When walking up stairs became a pro(...)

Denis O’Brien: took an injunction against proposed RTÉ report on his private banking affairs with IBRC.

March 2012: Denis O’Brien’s Millington buys Siteserv for €45.4 million. The deal saw State-owned Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) write off(...)

The purchase of the luxury Savoy hotel group in London and the €1.166 billion purchase of the Jurys Inn budget hotel chain were among  high-profile deals put together by Derek  Quinlan (above) before the banking and property markets crashed in late 2008. File photograph: Alan Weller/Bloomberg

Derek Quinlan, one of Ireland’s most prolific property financiers in the boom years, has been called to give evidence before the Oireachtas Banking In(...)

Siteserv subsidiary GMC/Sierra was one of three companies awarded contracts for the installation of water meters for Irish Water. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

2006: Businessman Brian Harvey merges Rent-a-Fence with Donohoe Scaffolding to form Siteserv, to provide fencing, boundary protection, scaffolding and(...)

Brendan McDonagh was summoned to Government Buildings at 7.45pm on the night of the guarantee. He was the NTMA’s director of finance at the time. Photograph: Eric Luke

The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA), which manages Ireland’s national debt, was not consulted by the government about the September 2008 (...)