Witness Matt Cullen, a senior manager of Anglo Irish Bank’s treasury department in 2008, arrives at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to continue giving evidence in the trial of four former bankers - John Bowe and William McAteer from Anglo, and Denis Casey and Peter Fitzpatrick from Irish Life & Permanent who are accused of conspiring to mislead investors by using interbank loans to make Anglo appear €7.2 billion more valuable. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Anglo Irish Bank management discussed disguising short-term loans of €750 million from Irish Life & Permanent and keeping them “tight as a duck’s (...)

Jean Claude-Trichet: former ECB president remarked a “bomb” would go off in Dublin if a haircut was imposed on senior bondholders. Photograph: Eric Luke

The National Treasury Management Agency advised the Government in March 2011 that haircuts of €9.1 billion could have been imposed on senior bondhold(...)

Oireachtas banking inquiry chairman Ciarán Lynch (centre) with committee members on the publication of the final report at Leinster House yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke

It started with a minority report, featuring Socialist TD Joe Higgins rather than Hollywood heart-throb Tom Cruise. And it concluded in the audio-vi(...)

Willie McAteer, former director of finance at Anglo Irish Bank. Photograph: Eric Luke

The trial of two Anglo Irish Bank and two Irish Life & Permanent (ILP) executives has been delayed until next Wednesday. The executives, includin(...)

 David Drumm  is facing 33 criminal charges in Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson

Sitting in a New England detention centre facing Christmas and at least eight more weeks in custody after that, former Anglo Irish Bank chief executiv(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan will be able to tick another couple of boxes on his report sheet once AIB makes its planned repayments. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The announcement today by AIB that it had received the green light from its regulator in Frankfurt to begin repaying some of its €20.8 billion in t(...)

David Drumm  has retained high-profile attorneys Edward McNally and Daniel Fetterman, partners at the New York firm Kasowitz, Benson, Torres and Friedman, according to a filing made in the US District Court for Massachusetts in Boston. Photograph: Josh Reynolds

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has strengthened his legal team by hiring two more top lawyers ahead of a bail hearing on Monday i(...)

Extradition hearing: David Drumm, with his attorney Tracy Miner, before Judge Donald L Cabell in Boston. Illustration: Jane Flavell Collins

What’s happened? David Drumm, the former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank, was arrested last Saturday by US federal agents in Massachusetts, folllo(...)

Donald W Wyatt Detention Centre in Central Falls, Rhode Island, is about 70km south-west of Boston.

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm will spend at least the next 10 days in a detention centre in Rhode Island while awaiting a bail h(...)

Tracy Miner, attorney of former Anglo Irish Bank CEO David Drumm,  outside the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts after David Drumm’s first court appearance for his extradition hearing on Tuesday, October 13th, 2015. Mr Drumm is currently being held in Federal custody after his arrest on Saturday. File photograph: Matthew Healey/The Irish Times

A bail hearing to decide whether former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm should be released has been postponed until October 26th. His law(...)