It is understood  former taoiseach Brian  Cowen, who is to appear before the Banking Inquiry on Thursday, will say he held a private meeting with  then minister for finance Brian Lenihan on the night of September 29th, 2008. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen is to confirm he overruled Brian Lenihan on the night of the bank guarantee in 2008. It is understood that Mr Cowen, who(...)

File photograph of former Anglo Irish Bank executives David Drumm and Sean Fitzpatrick. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Former Anglo Irish Bank executives David Drumm, Sean Fitzpatrick, Willie McAteer and Pat Whelan have been directed to appear before the Oireachtas Ban(...)

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(...)

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(...)

The investigation into the two remaining Anglo Irish Bank issues is proceeding ‘at a rather slow pace’ said Mr Justice Peter Kelly. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Criminal proceedings arising from the investigation into the 2008 collapse of the former Anglo Irish Bank could run for several years when the right 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(...)

Denis Casey, one of three former top bankers who have been charged.

The bankers at the heart of the alleged conspiracy are said to have transferred €7.2 billion to Anglo to give investors the impression it had larger d(...)