The Oireachtas banking inquiry will spend this month trawling through some of the contradictory evidence provided by witnesses questioned during its e(...)

Kevin Cardiff: the senior banking official at the department on the night of the guarantee, September 29th, 2008, he is to appear before the committee on Thursday morning. Photograph: François Lenoir/Reuters

The banking inquiry is to meet today to discuss whether to pursue matter of the alleged leaking of official documents provided by a forthcoming cont(...)

Richard Burrows, who was Bank of Ireland chairman in 2008, outlined in  detail yesterday the events of September 29th. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The night of September 29th, 2008, will be forever be etched in the history of the Republic, with the then government issuing a systemic guarantee th(...)

Former Governor of Bank of Ireland Richard Burrows has said the Government could have avoided a blanket guarantee if it accepted the € 4 billion from it and Allied Irish Bank.

Former governor of Bank of Ireland Richard Burrows has said the Central Bank had no plan in place if Anglo Irish Bank was to default.Mr Burrows, appea(...)

Does Brian Cowen merit him being grilled for up to 20 hours when the executives who actually led the banks and almost bankrupted the State have only been required to spend about four hours each in the witness box?

The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry resumes today with Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher appearing in the morning followed after lunch by Corm(...)

Former Bank of Ireland chief executive Brian Goggin: told the banking inquiry that on the night of the bank guarantee in 2008 he understood all six banks would be guaranteed. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

It speaks volumes about the chaos in Government Buildings on the night of the guarantee in 2008 that the chief executives of the two main banks left i(...)

Former Bank of Ireland chief executive Brian Goggin at Leinster House following the Joint Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

Former chief executive of Bank of Ireland Brian Goggin has contradicted evidence given by Allied Irish Banks about the night of the bank guarantee.Mr(...)

Brian Goggin, former Bank of Ireland chief executive told the banking inquiry he was paid “exceptionally well” by the bank. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

SARAH BARDON The former chief executive of Bank of Ireland has refused to reveal the amount of his annual pension from the bank. Brian Goggin was ques(...)

Former president of the European Central Bank Jean-Claude Trichet  delivering a speech to an invited audience on  Governance of the Eurozone: Past, Present and Future at an  event in Dublin organised by the Institute for International and European Affairs on April 30th, 2015.   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 4:34

The consequences of bailing in senior bondholders in Irish banks at the time of the financial crash in late 2008 could have “far outweighed the gains”(...)

Ciarán Lynch, Chairman of the Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The preamble is over. Today, a slick of smooth, supremely well-rehearsed bankers will begin to flow towards an airless, windowless committee room for (...)