Chairman of the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry Committee, Deputy Ciarán Lynch, is writing to the Republic’s financial institutions indicating that they may have to give evidence to it.

Chairman of the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry Committee, Deputy Ciarán Lynch, is writing to the Republic’s financial institutions and other relevant bodi(...)

Terry Leyden: ‘58 members of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party lost their seats’. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Tánaiste says she hoped people would be able to speak more freely to the Oireachtas banking inquiry following the publication of the 2010 letter f(...)

Joe Higgins TD called for amendment on what the inquiry will cover and had it accepted. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Dáil and Seanad are expected to debate the finalised terms of reference for the banking inquiry next month after the 11-member committee signed o(...)

Newspaper editors and other media executives may be called to give evidence to the Oireachtas banking inquiry after the committee agreed alterations t(...)

Ciarán Lynch: “The issue of cost is one that the inquiry team is very conscious of and it has been dealt with at every meeting to date.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Banking inquiry chairman Ciarán Lynch has pledged to drive down projected costs of the investigation into the €64 billion bailout ahead of the cross-p(...)

The Advisory Group will assist the Oireachtas committee in its proposal for the banking inquiry. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/THE IRISH TIMES

UCD economist Colm McCarthy, comptroller and auditor general Seamus McCarthy, and US economist Megan Greene are three of the nine members of the ad-ho(...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher insists that interest will have to be paid on the warehoused portion of a split mortgage.

Yesterday, the Oireachtas finance committee issued its report in relation to the mortgage arrears resolution processes. It contained no fewer than 47 (...)

Members of the Oireachtas finance committee yesterday: (from left) Pearse Doherty, Stephen Donnelly, Liam Twomey, Ciarán Lynch and Michael McGrath. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The Government needs to overhaul the new insolvency regime and amend the mortgage-to-rent scheme to help resolve the mortgage arrears crisis in Irelan(...)

Independent TD Stephen Donnelly called on the Government to heed the recommendations outlined in the committee’s report

A new report has warned that rising property prices could put more homes at risk of repossession.The warning is contained in a study prepared by the O(...)

Chairman of the banking inquiry  Ciarán Lynch said members of the ad hoc group will work on a pro-bono basis and will include a mixture of public servants and private sector figures. Photograph:  Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Oireachtas banking inquiry has referred different proposals for its terms of reference to an external group for advice amid differences between me(...)