Peter  Fitzpatrick, who is 61 and lives in Malahide, Co Dublin, was finance director of IL&P at the time of the financial crash in 2008. Photograph: Collins

The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry has withdrawn its direction to former Irish Life & Permanent executive Peter Fitzpatrick to provide a written state(...)

Former Irish Life & Permanent chief executive Denis Casey will not  now appear at the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry on Thursday. File photograph: Collins Courts

Former Irish Life & Permanent chief executive Denis Casey will not now have to appear at the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry on Thursday following an i(...)

File photograph of  William McAteer. The former Anglo Irish Bank director has been granted free legal aid. Photograph: David Sleator

Former Anglo Irish Bank executive William McAteer has been granted legal aid for two criminal trials. The court heard previously that an enlarged jury(...)

Former head of Irish Nationwide Michael Fingleton (left) and Taoiseach Enda Kenny are to be called as witnesses at the Banking Inquiry.

It has taken almost seven years but the Irish public could finally get to hear from former Irish Nationwide chief executive Michael Fingleton about th(...)

Finnish academic and finance expert Peter Nyberg, arriving at the opening of the banking inquiry  at Leinster House. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty expects the public will be frustrated by what they see, while Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath believes there will be no “eart(...)

The  Anglo Irish Bank signage is removed from the bank’s head  office in St Stephen’s Green Dublin in 2011. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Former Anglo Irish Bank executive William McAteer and three co-accused will stand trial in 2016 on charges of conspiring to mislead the bank’s investo(...)

File image of William McAteer. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Former Anglo Irish Bank executive Willie McAteer has been charged with taking part in an alleged conspiracy to transfer €7.2 billion in a bid to misl(...)

Former chief executive of Irish Life and Permanent, Denis Casey (54), from Raheny, Dublin, leaving court yesterday. Photograph: Collins

A judge has allowed the State extra time to prepare books of evidence in a case against three former bankers accused of transferring €7.2 billi(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny stressed that the Oireachtas investigation would not touch on matters that are already before the courts. Photograph: Alan Betson / Irish Times

The Oireachtas inquiry into the collapse of the Republic’s banking system will get under way in “a couple of months”, Taoiseach Enda Kenny confirmed t(...)

John Bowe, Peter Fitzpatrick and Denis Casey leaving court yesterday where they appeared on charges relating to financial transfers involving Irish Life Assurance, Irish Life and Permanent and Anglo Irish Bank in 2008.

Former senior bank officials John Bowe, Denis Casey and Peter Fitzpatrick were yesterday charged in relation to an alleged €7.2 billion fraud involvin(...)