Former chief executive of Irish Nationwide Building Society Michael Fingleton is due to appear before the banking inquiry next Wednesday. Photograph: The Irish Times

Former Irish Nationwide chief executive Michael Fingleton will insist the building society was solvent on the night of the bank guarantee, despite the(...)

On the list? Michael Fingleton, who ran Irish Nationwide for 38 years until his departure in 2009. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Seven years after the banking crash, the Central Bank of Ireland has decided to hold an inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches by Irish Nationwide a(...)

Former head of Irish Nationwide Michael Fingleton (left) and Taoiseach Enda Kenny are to be called as witnesses at the Banking Inquiry.

It has taken almost seven years but the Irish public could finally get to hear from former Irish Nationwide chief executive Michael Fingleton about th(...)

Patrick Honohan: outlines two scenarios in his letter to the enquiry. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, Patrick Honohan, has written to the Oireachtas banking inquiry to “rephrase” some comments he made in re(...)

Former EU competition commissioner Joaquín Almunia said the transfers complied with state aid rules Photograph: Reuters

The European Commission has approved the 2012 transfer of seven tranches of loans from five Irish banks to the National Asset Management Agency. In a (...)

Basketball Ireland is the all-island governing body for the sport

Basketball Ireland, the all-island governing body for the sport, has invited well-known forensic accountant and business adviser Michael Flynn to sit (...)

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. (...)

“We would have to assume that when KPMG took on the job of IBRC special liquidator, it would have been aware of the potential conflict.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Conflicts of interest are a recurring theme in Irish business and, it must be said, of this column. They are, of course, inevitable in a (...)

Alan Dukes, former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank:  “Borrowers or investors on any such list were treated in the same way as any other bank customer.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Alan Dukes, former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank, has said the bank never gave preferential treatment to any politically exposed bank borrower. “Borrow(...)

 Minister for Finance Michael Noonan. Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

Exchequer returns for the year to the end of August, released by the Department of Finance this afternoon, show that tax revenues were up 3.8 per c(...)