Jurors in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick have been told that legal arguments are still ongoing. Photograph: Courts Collins

Jurors in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick have been told that legal arguments are still ongoing and that they must retu(...)

The EBS  company headquarters in Dublin. The banking inquiry has heard that the company did not consult its auditors on its move into commercial and development property lending. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Educational Building Society (EBS) auditors were not consulted about the financial institution’s move into commercial and development property lendin(...)

Former KPMG managing partner Terence O’Rourke giving evidence to the banking inquiry as its hearings on the role of banks’ external auditors continues. Photograph: Screengrab of Oireachtas livestream

The “big four” audit firms all attended a meeting with the financial regulator to discuss concerns in relation to the liquidity of the banks, eight mo(...)

 Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Courts Collins.

A jury will be sworn in for the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick tomorrow.Mr FitzPatrick (66) of Whitshed Road, Greystones, (...)

Sean FitzPatrick: back in the media spotlight. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Whether or not the Easter mini-heatwave continues this week, things will certainly be hotting up for that erstwhile darling of the Irish business worl(...)

Former chairman and chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank is charged in the District Court with 12 counts of failing to disclose to auditors Ernst & Young the true value of loans worth. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán Fitzpatrick will go on trial on April 13th on charges of failing to disclose loans from another bank.Mr Fitzpa(...)

Dr Marion Butler and biology students at Maynooth University

What interests you? Saving the world from climate change? Exploring the inner workings of human sexuality? Becoming a master interior architect des(...)

Northern Ireland Secretary of Sate, Theresa Villiers, announcing the new Corporation Tax Bill in January. Business leaders warn that the political crisis over welfare reform should not be allowed to threaten the bill.

Northern Ireland cannot afford to let the latest political crisis over welfare reform jeporadise its future economic prospects, a lead campaigner for (...)

“Irish customers often research prices online when policies are taken out and this is also a trigger for switching,” James Maher of EY Ireland said.

Some 45 per cent cent of Irish customers are likely to switch insurance provider in the next 12 months, according to the findings of EY’s Global Consu(...)

Karl McCarthy: ‘How do you know what things are good? Where’s the quality control? That’s what we’re trying to bring to the party.’ Photograph: Conor Mulhern

Karl McCarthy was on the Tube in London when he got the idea for what would become Usher, the event booking application platform. He saw an advertisem(...)