Solicitor Brian O’Donnell with his children Blaise and Blake at the Bank of Ireland’s annual general court in UCD on Thursday: he said the board was “very complacent” and “low on energy”. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Bank of Ireland chairman Archie Kane told shareholders on Thursday it was the company’s “ambition” to pay a dividend in the first half of 2017 relati(...)

Gary McGann: he took over as chairman of the €10bn  betting group when it was formed through a merger of Paddy Power and Betfair in February

Paddy Power Betfair will pay chairman Gary McGann €450,000 this year, making him one of the best-paid non-executives at an Irish plc. Mr McGann too(...)

Bank of Ireland accounted for just 6 per cent of the court repossession proceedings issued last year, according to the bank’s governor, Archie Kane, (...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher. His pay has remained unchanged since 2013.

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher waived an additional €51,000 from his remuneration last year as his total pay package remained unchange(...)

US billionaire investor Wilbur Ross surprised the markets yesterday by announcing his intention to sell his remaining 5.5 per cent stake in Bank of Ireland. Photograph: Bloomberg

US billionaire investor Wilbur Ross surprised the markets yesterday by announcing his intention to sell his remaining 5.5 per cent stake in Bank of Ir(...)

In theory, the Irish banks should sail through this process. They’ve been put through their paces a few times since the spectacular crash of the Irish economy in 2008.

The waiting is finally over for Irish banks, who now know what is expected of them by the European Banking Authority if they are to come throug(...)

there was a smaller turnout than recent years for Bank of Ireland’s annual general court in UCD yesterday. Photograph: David Sleator

It might have been the fine weather, the, ahem, early start, or a certain battle fatigue. Whatever the reason, there was a smaller turnout than(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said Minister for Finance Michael Noonan had commissioned an independent analysis of the pay scales and pension packages of bankers.

The Government is expecting senior bankers to make a “substantial contribution” to reducing the cost of their pay and pensions(...)

Yesterday was a busy news day, not least for the nation’s business reporters, many of whom were attending the Bank of Ireland’s sometimes tetch(...)

Chief executive Richie Boucher and chief financial officerAndrew Keating present Bank of Ireland’s annual results. The group announced a ¤1.5 billion loss in 2012. David Sleator/The Irish Times

The board of directors and other top staff at Bank of Ireland earned over €2.5 million last year according to the bank’s annual report released(...)