Former Department of Finance secretary general John Moran (left) has denied a claim by former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes (right) that he sought an executive position at IBRC prior to taking up his role at the department. Photographs: Alan Betson and Nick Bradshaw.

The controvery over the sale of Siteserv and deals involving the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation continued on Saturday with former Department of Fin(...)

Former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes at the  press conference he organised to discuss the sale of Siteserv. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Two former senior directors at the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, Alan Dukes and Mike Aynsley, who were criticised by Department of Finance offic(...)

Alan Dukes at the press conference in Dublin he organised to discuss the ongoing controversy over Siteserv. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

IBRC rejected a proposal to appoint the Department of Finance’s most senior civil servant to the board of the troubled bank, with chairman Alan Dukes (...)

Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin and health spokesman Billy Kelleher (right) speak to the media before the start of th party’s ardfheis in the RDS, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 1:31

The Government is lining up the inquiry into the Siteserv deal to ensure it has an outcome it wants, the Fianna Fáil leader has claimed.Micheál Marti(...)

 Businessman Denis O’Brien who said on Friday that he had no role in the sale process for Siteserv and that he was happy to appear before the PAC if it investigates the issue.

Businessman Denis O’Brien has said he did not run the sale process which saw a company he controls, Millington, purchase Siteserv from the IBRC for €4(...)

Anti-water meter protesters stop work by employees of GMC Sierra, a subsidiary of the Denis O’Brien-owned Siteserv, last April. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins

The speed at which events surrounding the Siteserv furore moved between Tuesday and yesterday was dictated by the severity of the political pressure a(...)

Former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes has contradicted the Government’s account to the Dáil of how it dealt with the issue. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

What is Siteserv? Siteserv is a group of companies owned by businessman Denis O’Brien. They provide services for builders, broadband providers such as(...)

Former  chairman of IBRC Alan Dukes has  contradicted the Government’s account to the Dáil of how it dealt with concerns over Denis O’Brien’s acquisition of Siteserv. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Government’s account to the Dáil of how it dealt with concerns over Denis O’Brien’s acquisition in 2012 of Siteserv has been directly contradicted(...)

Independent TD Catherine Murphy: wants a full inquiry into the Siteserv deal and other large sell-offs by IBRC.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Officials in the Department of Finance who investigated the 2012 IBRC sale of Siteserv to Denis O’Brien severely criticised the bank’s management in(...)

The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry has called former Taoiseach Brian Cowen to give evidence to the committee. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry has called former Taoiseach Brian Cowen to give evidence to the committee as part of the next phase of its hearings.Mr (...)