Central Bank is one of MKO’s clients. The Dublin-based accountancy firm is to rebrand as EisnerAmper Ireland. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Dublin-based accountancy firm MKO has joined forces with leading US firm EisnerAmper to form a new global accountancy network called EisnerAmper Glob(...)

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 2:39

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(...)

Former minister for enterprise Mary Harney said in 2005 that she asked civil servant Gerry Ryan to end his inquiry into tax evasion in 2004 as it had been running for seven years. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times. 2:39

1971: Ansbacher accounts were funds lodged in Ireland by the Cayman Islands bank, Ansbacher (Cayman) Ltd. They were at the core of an unauthori(...)

Des Traynor (left), an accountant and financial adviser to late former taoiseach Charles Haughey (right),  was a director and de facto chief executive of Guinness & Mahon Bank from 1969 to 1986.
What was Ansbacher?

These were funds lodged here by the Cayman Islands bank, Ansbacher Cayman Ltd. They were at the core of an unauthorised financial service run in secre(...)

Mr Justice Declan Costello, former president of the High Court, photographed in 2000. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The family of the late judge Declan Costello has said that while he had a deposit account at Guinness & Mahon bank for a brief period in the 1970s(...)

Google said it is deeply committed to Ireland and will work to implement changes as they become law 0:37

As executives pore over the slow death of the “Double Irish” tax shelter favored by US companies, their reaction seems to be: don’t panic. The tax bre(...)

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One of the eight members of Fifa’s financial watchdog has been relieved of his role temporarily pending the outcome of a police investigation.Canover(...)

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Nostalgia is a dangerous thing, especially when it is inherited rather than actual. There is a sort of tribal, genetically transferred nostalgia among(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick: shareholder  Movido Exploration, owner of  the Ekeh oilfield in Nigeria. Photograph: Eric Luke

Fresh from his acquittal last week, more good news for former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick with the (...)