Charles J Haughey was the last taoiseach who announced his intention of leading on in government for the foreseeable future. He was gone within months(...)

Mary Lou McDonald of Sinn Féin: seeking ‘urgent response’ to claim made by Mike Aynsley. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The final report by the Oireachtas banking inquiry is facing a delay of up to six weeks and is unlikely to be completed until early 2016. The delay m(...)

 Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive Mike Aynsley. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive Mike Aynsley has accused the Department of Finance of being politically motivated. Mr Aynsley, who was Anglo(...)

Alan Dukes, former chairman of the IBRC. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The board and management of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) might have achieved a “better return” for the State had the institution been a(...)

Alan Dukes, former chairman Anglo and IBRC, arriving at the Oireachtas banking inquiry at Leinster House, Dublin on Thursday. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Department of Finance kept Anglo Irish Bank in the dark about key events happening with the institution, its former chief executive has claimed. M(...)

Fintan Drury giving evidence at the Oireachtas banking inquiry on Thursday

Former non-executive director Fintan Drury has denied any banking issues were discussed at an Anglo Irish Bank board dinner. Speaking at the Oireacht(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank non-executive director Fintan Drury who is  to give evidence to the banking inquiry.

The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry has decided to suspend the publication of the witness statement of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm (...)

Fintan Drury will tell the committee Anglo’s board acted appropriately when it learned of the large stake Seán Quinn had built in the institution up to 2008. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The board of Anglo Irish Bank told the financial regulator about Seán Quinn’s large shareholding in the institution as soon as it became aware of it, (...)

Michael Fingleton led INBS for 38 years before resigning in March 2009. This was one year before the first of two recapitalisations of the institution by the State, involving a bailout of €5.4 billion.

Former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief Michael Fingleton has been directed to appear before the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry on September 2nd. T(...)

File photograph of former Anglo Irish Bank executives David Drumm and Sean Fitzpatrick. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Former Anglo Irish Bank executives David Drumm, Sean Fitzpatrick, Willie McAteer and Pat Whelan have been directed to appear before the Oireachtas Ban(...)