David Duffy, AIB’s outgoing chief executive: Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesman Michael McGrath said AIB needed to “cast the net far and wide in the search for a top calibre candidate” to replace him. Photograph: Eric Luke

Fianna Fáil is prepared to support the payment of a long-term bonus to the new chief executive of AIB if the candidate commits to a minimum five-yea(...)

 In an interview with the Financial Times, the chancellor of the exchequer described the stake in Royal Bank of Scotland as “massive”. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

As Michael Noonan evaluates options to get a return for the State on its €20.8 billion bailout of AIB, his UK counterpart, George Osborne, has given a(...)

 David Duffy: When he joined AIB in 2011 his job was to stabilise a bank that was in disarray at board level and at loggerheads with the Government, its key shareholder.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Whatever the reasons for his departure to run Clydesdale Bank from Glasgow, David Duffy has timed his exit from AIB nicely. After a little more tha(...)

The one question that hasn’t been answered is who will replace David Duffy as chief executive

Another week and another Irish bank is back in profit for the first time since the financial crash in 2008.The theme had already been established by U(...)

AIB said the number of Irish owner occupied mortgage accounts in arrears declined by 22 per cent during the year

AIB chairman Richard Pym has said the bank is looking at both internal and external candidates to succeed David Duffy as chief executive, and that it (...)

Complicated: the research stretched back to the early 18th century, long before property records were reliable. Manuscript map of Dublin in the late 17th century courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

Prices tell stories. We have all heard the one that starts with “Back in my day”, then describes what petrol or sweets or a house cost years ago. In t(...)

The State owns 99.8 per cent of AIB’s ordinary shares and also holds €3.5 billion in preference shares and €1.6 billion in contingent capital notes

AIB has appointed leading Irish law firm McCann Fitzgerald to advise it on its proposed capital restructuring and “other related matters” connected (...)

David Duffy is expected to depart AIB after its March results Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

AIB chief executive David Duffy has stepped down as president of the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland and has been replaced in the role by hi(...)

David Duffy is leaving AIB to take up a role in the UK as head of Clydesdale Bank. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

AIB has not asked the Government to lift the €500,000 annual cap on executive pay as it begins the search for a new chief executive following David D(...)

The dogs Cara places in foster homes until permanent homes can be found tend to be vulnerable animals rescued from pounds or vets’ clinics, or dogs which have simply been abandoned.  File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times 3:00

A dog rescue centre in the midlands has issued an appeal for more foster homes and more people willing to adopt abandoned dogs after reaching full cap(...)