Brian Cowen: On March 17th, 2008, the day of the St Patrick’s Day 
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Massacre when Anglo’s share price fell by 20 per cent, Se
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án FitzPatrick called him on his mobile in Malaysia. Photograph: Niall Carson/Bloomberg News

The Anglo trial answered many questions about the State’s handling of the Seán Quinn/ Anglo Irish Bank debacle, but not all of them. It reveal(...)

The High Court was told yesterday that the Mount Wolseley Hotel and Golf Resort in Tullow, Co Carlow, is worth €5m to €6.5 million.

Mount Wolseley Hotel and Golf Resort, which owes various banks €60 million, has asked the High Court for protection from its creditors to put a(...)

National Treasury Management Agency chief executive John Corrigan: “Ireland, as a BBB-rated credit, can now borrow 10-year money on terms which we could not access as a AAA credit.” Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

Ireland’s cost of funding could decline further as the country’s government debt falls and economic growth prospects increase,(...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher: “We see opportunities in construction and we would like to look at that.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bank of Ireland is prepared to consider different models of facilitating investment in the construction secto(...)

Worries over escalating tension in Ukraine and weak results held back stocks in Europe. Photograph: Sergei Ilnitsky/EPA

Global equity markets declined and government debt rose amid rising tension in Ukraine as Russia declared the country on the brink of civil wa(...)

Finance Minister Noonan tells us that we are sitting on a small pot if gold, called AIB bank, worth about €11 billion. He knows this because of(...)

Move not to affect operating company, Siac Construction, which emerged from examinership in February. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Properties formerly owned by building and engineering group Siac are to be sold after one of its banks took control of three companies split from t(...)

Irish tech start-up Tapastreet is working on a project that will combine include social media signals and automated weather monitoring

Irish tech start-up Tapastreet is to team up with the UK’s Met Office on a project that will combine include social media signals and automated wea(...)

Richie Boucher, chief executive, Bank of Ireland. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bank of Ireland expects mortgage customers who surrender their properties voluntarily because of loan arrears(...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher made it clear to the Oireachtas Committee that it was not the “policy or practice” of the bank to write-down debt. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It said much about the joint Oireachtas finance committee’s hearings into mortgage arrears that, when its members were grilling Bank of Ireland(...)

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