The Berkeley Court Hotel,  or Clyde Court, on Lansdowne Road, Dublin, which  closed  on January 1st. Demolition on the building is expected to begin towards the second half   of this month. Photograph: Bryan Meade

Chartered Land, the property group run by Irish developer Joe O’Reilly, has appointed contractors to demolish the former Berkeley Court hotel site in (...)

AIB Headquarters in Ballsbridge Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien

AIB is planning to issue €750 million in Tier 2 capital on Thursday as a first step in a reorganisation of its capital structure announced earlier thi(...)

PTSB said some 76 per cent of the 1,372 cases that were identified in its mortgage redress programme announced in July had been “redressed” by the end of October. These cases involved a failure by the bank to apply the correct tracker mortgage interest rates to customer accounts from 2006 onwards. (Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times)

Permanent TSB said this morning that its financial performance improved in the third quarter of this year and it expects a “continued” reduction in(...)

The income threshold up to which the home-carer can earn has been increased by €2,120 in the Budget by Minister for Finance Michael Noonan.

The home-carer tax credit is to increase by €190 to €1,000 per year to help single-income married couples with children or who care for an elderly or (...)

The Central Bank levy represents a 29 per cent rise in the industry’s contribution to the Central Bank’s running costs, which will increase to €66 million from €51.1 million in 2014.

Banks, insurance companies and investment funds in Ireland will have to pay an extra €15 million this year to help cover the running costs of their re(...)

The former Clerys department store on Dublin’s O’Connell Street: the sense of shock among those affected is still palpable. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

“Now looking for new opportunities.” This is what it says on the LinkedIn page of Gerhard Scully, former sales manager at Clerys department store. Suc(...)

Marco Buti of the European Commission after giving evidence at the banking inquiry in the Dáil. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The State’s bank guarantee from September 2008 was “too generous” and “magnified the fiscal impact of the banking crisis”, said the European Commissio(...)

Mr Alan Ahearne is addressing the Banking inquiry in Dublin today. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The EU-IMF Troika veteod a proposal to impose haircuts on about €4 billion worth of senior unguaranteed bondholders in late 2010, a special adviser to(...)

The Banking inquiry has accepted the direction of the DPP and agreed not to publish the written statement of former Anglo  chief David Drumm

The Banking inquiry has accepted the direction of the DPP and agreed not to publish the written statement of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive D(...)

Fergus Murphy, former chief executive of Irish building society EBS

The former head of EBS building society Fergus Murphy has told the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry there was a “very reasonable chance” the institution cou(...)