Outgoing Central Bank of Ireland Governor Patrick Honohan.

The Central Bank found the terms of the trioka programme “unsatisfactory”, the Governor Patrick Honohan has said. Prof Honohan told the banking inquir(...)

The Department of Finance’s chief economist John McCarthy has told the banking inquiry he could have counted the number of economists working in the Department’s economic division when the crisis hit on one hand. Image: Oireachtas screen grab.

The 2005 announcement of a review of tax incentives in the property market came after “the horse had bolted”, the Department of Finance’s chief econom(...)

Tony Grimes, former Director General at the Central Bank, said in the two weeks running up to mid-September 2008 corporate deposits were being withdrawn.

Sean Quinn’s exposure to Anglo Irish Bank could have threatened the stability of the financial sector, the banking inquiry has heard. Tony Grimes, for(...)

Prof Patrick Honohan speaking before the Oireachatas Banking Inquiry, January 15th, 2015

Introductory statement by Governor Patrick Honohan at Oireachtas Banking Inquiry The Report that I submitted to the Minister for Finance in May 2010 e(...)

The Central Bank has asked the High Court to strike out legal claims against it which could make it liable for hundreds of million of euro in losses. (...)

Liquidator Kieran Wallace of KPMG. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimon

A former director of Irish Nationwide Building Society has told the Minister for Finance it is “preposterous” that the two special liquidators (...)

 Witness John McCabe at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today for the trial of former executives of Anglo Irish Bank. Photograph: Collins Courts

Maple 10 investor in Anglo Irish Bank John McCabe has told the trial of former Anglo executives he was told the deal was “totally legal” when h(...)

Patricia Quinn, wife of businessman Sean Quinn, during a rally in support of Quinn and his family in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan last October. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The family of bankrupt businessman Seán Quinn intend to sue the Department of Finance and the Central Bank over alleged conspiring with Anglo Irish Ba(...)

The family of Sean Quinn is to bring a separate legal action against the Department of Finance and the Central Bank over alleged conspiring with Anglo Irish Bank in advancing € 2.34bn unlawful loans to Quinn companies.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The family of bankrupt businessman Sean Quinn is to bring a separate legal action against the Department of Finance and the Central Bank over alleged (...)

Former Irish Life and Permanent chief executive Denis Casey has said he is ‘not at all surprised’ by David Drumm’s ‘intemperate tirade’ about him Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Former Irish Life and Permanent chief executive Denis Casey has said he is “not at all surprised” by David Drumm’s “intemperate tirade” about him in t(...)