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(...)

Chairman of the banking inquiry committee Ciarán Lynch  has admitted that the committee is about six weeks behind schedule.  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 now unlikely to be completed until early next year. Th(...)

Reports of turmoil and rebellion within the Oireachtas banking inquiry and predictions of its imminent collapse were exaggerated. They reflected perso(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive  David Drumm: offered to give the Oireachtas banking inquiry evidence by video from the United States. Photograph: Josh Reynolds

A majority of members of the Oireachtas banking inquiry do not support David Drumm’s offer to provide video evidence to the committee from the Unit(...)

File photograph of  a Houses of the Oireachtas commission room. File photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times

The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry whistleblower has called for a “full independent” investigation to be held into their allegations of improper behavi(...)

Fianna Fáil Senator Marc MacSharry:  took a strong line on the whistleblower issue and called for an independent investigation. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

This will be week 26 of the Oireachtas banking inquiry but the recent allegations made by a whistleblower raise questions as to whether it will now(...)

A whistleblower has alleged that  preferential treatment was given to the Central Bank, the Department of Finance and, to a lesser extent, the National Asset Management Agency (Nama).

Not making all members of the Oireachtas banking inquiry immediately aware of allegations of wrongdoing was a “major mistake”, according to Fianna Fai(...)

 Bertie Ahern: he wasn’t the only one giving colourful evidence this week. Photograph: RollingNews.ie

It was an eventful week at the Oireachtas banking inquiry and it didn’t all revolve around Bertie Ahern’s colourful evidence. Anglo Irish Bank’s ex-f(...)

A file photograph of former Anglo Irish Bank executive Tom Browne (right) with the bank’s former chief executive David Drumm. The Oireachtas banking inquiry is to report Mr  Browne to An Garda Síochána for failing to provide a witness statement.  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

The Oireachtas banking inquiry is to report former Anglo Irish Bank executive Tom Browne to An Garda Síochána for failing to provide a witness stateme(...)

In a dramatic turn on Wednesday,   the Banking Inquiry  adjourned to take legal advice after Charlie  McCreevy sidestepped Pearse  Doherty’s question on five occasions about whether Ireland had experienced a property bubble. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Former finance minister Charlie McCreevy was threatened with criminal sanction by the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry on Wednesday after failing to answer (...)