Retired High Court judge Mr Justice Iarfhlaith O’Neill has been appointed by Michael Noonan to the investigation of IBRC transactions. Photograph: Frank Miller

A retired High Court judge has been appointed to oversee any conflicts of interest which may arise in the investigation into the Irish Bank Resolution(...)

Michael Noonan said to address potential conflicts of interest “I am directing the appointment of retired High Court Judge Mr Justice Iarfhlaith O’Neill (pictured) to monitor any actual or perceived conflicts of interests”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A retired High Court judge has been appointed to oversee any conflicts of interest which may arise in the investigation into Irish Bank Resolution Cor(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan Fine Gael  said he would seek to address the possibility of conflicts of interest by firms including Siteserv which are  involved in around 30 transactions  (including the sale of Siteserv) which are  to be reviewed. Photograph: The Irish Times

Accountancy firm KPMG will have to be at “arms length” from the inquiry into the controversial Siteserv sale should any conflict of interest arise in (...)

 Former chief executive of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) Mike Aynsley. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The former chief executive of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) has rejected suggestions the bank was too close to billionaire businessman(...)

More information may be needed about the details of people who bought shares in Siteserv in the weeks before it was sold in March 2012, Tánaiste Joan Burton has said. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times.

More information may be needed about the details of people who bought shares in Siteserv in the weeks before it was sold in March 2012, Tánaiste Joan(...)

Former Department of Finance secretary general John Moran (left) has denied a claim by former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes (right) that he sought an executive position at IBRC prior to taking up his role at the department. Photographs: Alan Betson and Nick Bradshaw.

The controvery over the sale of Siteserv and deals involving the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation continued on Saturday with former Department of Fin(...)

 Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: said  Freedom of Information documents released to The Irish Times showing tensions between his department and IBRC illustrated that his officials were doing their job. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Lawyers for former Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) chief executive Mike Aynsley have accused government officials of personally attacking (...)

Former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes at the  press conference he organised to discuss the sale of Siteserv. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Two former senior directors at the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, Alan Dukes and Mike Aynsley, who were criticised by Department of Finance offic(...)

Alan Dukes at the press conference in Dublin he organised to discuss the ongoing controversy over Siteserv. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

IBRC rejected a proposal to appoint the Department of Finance’s most senior civil servant to the board of the troubled bank, with chairman Alan Dukes (...)

Minister of State at the Department of Finance Simon Harris insisted the Government was “not initiating this on the basis of any evidence of wrongdoing”. Photograph:   Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The Government is insisting it did not establish a review into deals struck by the former Anglo Irish Bank because of “any evidence of wrongdoing”.(...)