The chief actuary with Irish Life has said his hair stood up when he heard the assurance company had transferred billions of euro to Anglo Irish Bank,(...)

Members of the Irish Great War Society acting out a scene from the Rising in Smithfield, Dublin. Photograph: Maxwells

We love a good day out. Publicise it, and they will come. These may be heady days when hope and history rhyme, but the words “free” and “entertainmen(...)

All four bankers facing trial have pleaded not guilty. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Irish Life & Permanent (ILP) broke its own internal limits when it took part in allegedly circular billion-euro transactions with Anglo Irish Bank(...)

 Matt Moran, former chief financial officer of Anglo Irish Bank: he said when it  became known that Irish Life & Permanent had recorded  transactions in their accounts as netted some of his colleagues were “very annoyed”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The main auditor of Anglo Irish Bank was uncomfortable and concerned in February 2009 about an allegedly circular billion-euro transaction between Ang(...)

Niall Merriman: “I needed about 60 pints of blood in the surgery. I’m told it was enough to fill a normal person three times over.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Medical experts have appealed to members of the public to give blood over the coming days as supplies are in danger of reaching critically low levels(...)

Codema home energy-saving kit

Pricewatch is walking around its house pointing a snazzy-looking laser gun at the walls, the floors and the ceilings, trying to establish if bad thin(...)

Manifesto Italian restaurant Rathmines. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Manifesto is a byword for disappointment. Rubbed bare and shabby by use, it’s a word that loosely translates as “We promised you the sun, moon and sta(...)

John McCarthy jnr (21), with an address at the Lane, College Farm, Newbridge, Co Kildare was convicted by Judge John Brennan at Dublin District Court in January of theft from Kathleen Byrne

A judge has adjourned sentencing a roofer found guilty of scamming €3,000 from a frightened 84-year-old woman for unnecessary work at her north Co Dub(...)

The Chief Financial Officer with Anglo Irish Bank in 2008 expressed surprise at the amount of inter-bank loans to Irish Life & Permanent, the trial of four senior bankers has heard.

The Chief Financial Officer with Anglo Irish Bank in 2008 expressed surprise at the amount of inter-bank loans to Irish Life & Permanent, the tria(...)

Witness Matt Moran at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court yesterday court where he was giving evidence in the trial of four former bankers who are accused of conspiring to mislead investors by using interbank loans to make Anglo appear €7.2 billion more valuable than it was. Photograph: Collins Courts

Anglo Irish Bank considered taking over or merging with Irish Life & Permanent at the height of the 2008 financial crisis, the trial of four banke(...)