We need a vision for banking that ensures the events that led up to the bailout don’t happen again.

While we slowly gear up for a banking inquiry early next year by members of the Oireachtas to investigate the events that led to the collapse of the f(...)

Richard Burrows Governor of Bank of Ireland (2005-2009) (...)

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen: along with many others he has remained silent about what happened on the night of September 29th, 2008, the night of the fateful bank guarantee

Over the last five years and almost seven months everybody from the then taoiseach Brian Cowen down has remained silent about what happened on the (...)

Former Central Bank governor John Hurley: ‘very little he could do in the circumstances’.

The then governor of the Central Bank John Hurley told a senior banker more than 12 hours before the State ba(...)

Minister for Justic Alan Shatter (centre): showing all the obduracy of bankers Eugene Sheehy and Brian Goggin. Photograph: courtesy of RTÉ

If you were Eugene Sheehy or Brian Goggin you might be forgiven for being a bit miffed at the way Eamon Gilmore and Enda Kenny are cleaving to (...)

It is no surprise that board members of a charitable organisation would think it appropriate to allocate €700,000 of charitable funds to fund the reti(...)

Independent TD Stephen Donnelly: he has suggested a five-person committee, with each of the main parties represented along with the technical group of Independents

On Wednesday, Taoiseach Enda Kenny put the wheels in motion for an Oireachtas inquiry into the collapse of our banking sector.Much remains to be decid(...)