The trial of former Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Life and Permanent executives began on Wednesday.   (From left) Willie McAteer, Denis Casey,  Peter Fitzpatrick and John Bowe are accused of conspiring to mislead investors. Photographs: Collins

The trial of four senior bankers accused of conspiring to mislead investors has heard that former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm authori(...)

Thomas “Slab” Murphy arriving at the Special Criminal Court: the court was “satisfied beyond reasonable doubt” Murphy was guilty on all of the indictment’s counts. Photograph: Collins Courts

On the 13th day of the trial for tax evasion of Thomas “Slab” Murphy, his defence counsel, John Kearney QC, apologised to the court. “You didn’t wande(...)

Thomas “Slab” Murphy after appearing in court in  2007: Murphy was once described as “a good republican” by Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Prominent republican Thomas “Slab” Murphy has been found guilty of tax evasion by the Special Criminal Court for failing to furnish tax returns for ne(...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi: the ECB is expected to make an interest rate announcement. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

European shares rose on Monday, boosted by expectations of more help from the European Central Bank, which weakened the euro and helped carmake(...)

Mr O’Connor said banks were often relying on personal guarantees from borrowers which proved to have no value.

A partner at Pricewaterhouse Coopers has told the Dáil’s banking inquiry that €8-10 billion a day in deposits were being withdrawn from Irish banks in(...)

Mary Burke, head of banking supervision in the Central Bank from 2006-2008, appearing at the Banking Inquiry on May 27th, 2015. Photograph: Oireachtas TV

Mary Burke, who was head of banking supervision in the Central Bank from 2006-2008, admitted the level of banking regulation during the period was not(...)

Mr Justice Frank Clarke: said the “problematic” legal issues raised before the court arose because the Oireachtas did not choose, when empowering the Central Bank to make this “binding” code, to specify if the courts were to have any particular role in applying it.

The Supreme Court has clarified the role of the courts in the administration of the Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears agreed between the main bank(...)

Former Bank of Ireland chief executive Brian Goggin during today’s sitting of  the Joint Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis.

The former chief executive of Bank of Ireland Brian Goggin has told the Oireachtas banking inquiry that the day of the bank guarantee in September 200(...)

File image of William McAteer. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Former Anglo Irish Bank executive Willie McAteer has been charged with taking part in an alleged conspiracy to transfer €7.2 billion in a bid to misl(...)

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(...)