A former non-executive director of the Central Bank and the financial regulatory authority has said they pushed concerns about the economy aside be(...)

David Begg, former General Secretary of ICTU & non-executive director of the central bank and CBFSAI.

Former Ictu general secretary David Begg has described the bailout Troika as an “uncaring technocracy of neoliberal zealots devoid of empathy”, althou(...)

File photograph of Enda Kenny. Mr Kenny has been called to give evidence at the banking inquiry, along with Tánaiste Joan Burton. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Tánaiste Joan Burton and Minister for Finance Michael Noonan are among 12 people sent letters today by the Oireachtas banking in(...)

Silence in the slaughterhouse: protests at 14 of Ireland’s largest meat processing plants were intended to put the squeeze on the biggest family-run firms in the sector

Like Neville Chamberlain waving a copy of the Munich Agreement with Germany in 1938, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney appears to believe he has (...)

The wife and son of bankrupt developer Seán Dunne are to have two works of art, including a painting entitled ‘King and Queen’, seized during a raid on a house in Co Kildare returned to them, the High Court has heard.

The wife and son of bankrupt developer Seán Dunne are to have two works of art seized during a raid on a house in Co Kildare returned to them, the Hig(...)

Gayle Killilea Dunne: the paining ‘King and Queen’ was seized during a raid on a house in Co Kildare, the court heard. Photograph: Collins Courts

Gayle Killilea Dunne, wife of developer Seán Dunne, is in dispute with the trustee administering her husband’s Irish bankruptcy over the ownership of(...)

Sean Dunne:   has been engaged in a cat-and-mouse game with his two biggest creditors – Nama and Ulster Bank – through the Connecticut bankruptcy court before Judge Alan Shiff. Photograph:  Steve Miller

A hearing in a Connecticut court yesterday was meant to have been an opportunity to agree procedures to fast-track the discovery of information betwee(...)

Amelia Deane (10), Co Meath (left) and Ashleigh Kiernan (11),  Lucan, Co Dublin, at the launch of Make-A-Wish Ireland’s first annual report. The charity granted a record 210 wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses in 2013, an average of four wishes a week. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A lack of public trust in the charity sector must be re-established for charities such as the Make-A-Wish foundation to continue their work, the orga(...)

File photograph of Seán Dunne leaving court in Bridgeport Connecticut. Photograph: Simon Carswell

The National Asset Management Agency is seeking to question the son of developer Seán Dunne under oath in its attempts to find out more about the C(...)

Judge Matthew Deery: ordered farmer not to further obstruct the carriageway.

A Co Kildare farmer who built part of a cattle shed over a right-of-way to a centuries-old graveyard has been told by a judge to take it down. Rodney (...)