Lucinda Creighton took to the plinth  to demand that the Government publish the advice it was given by the Attorney General, Máire Whelan, on the setting-up of the IBRC commission. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Every Easter weekend, the teachers’ unions go off for a few days to some hotel or other, looking for notice. And they get it, too: acres of space in (...)

 Mr Justice Brian Cregan, who is examining 37 IBRC transactions involving write-offs of more than €10 million, has distributed a draft interim report to interested parties to seek their observations.  File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The inquiry into write-offs on Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) asset sales will take “several years” to complete even if granted extra legal (...)

Attorney General Máire Whelan. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

There has been a lot of post- hoc rationalisation in the past few days about what was known, and what should have been known, when the terms of ref(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Government has been requested not to make a decision on how to proceed with the IBRC investigation until an interim report is complete. Minister f(...)

Attorney General Máire Whelan: The Fennelly report raised very serious questions about her judgment. She gave seriously inconsistent evidence to the inquiry. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Attorney General is one of the most powerful and influential people in the State. She is also one of the least accountable. If she screws up, she (...)

The Commission of Inquiry into IBRC is investigating disposals by the bank - which was the former Anglo Irish Bank - involving write-downs of €10 million or more - including the sale of Siteserv.

The inquiry into Irish Bank Resolution Corporation sell-offs, including the sale of Siteserv to Denis O’Brien, would face successful legal challenges (...)

Attorney General Maire Whelan’s role came under scrutiny following the publication of the Fennelly report. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

In his recent book, Inside the Room: The Untold Story of Ireland’s Crisis Government, former Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore describes Enda Kenny’s reaction w(...)

Individual rights under the Constitution are not absolute. Nor are those of property. They can be limited or restricted by the Oireachtas on the basis(...)

The former chairman of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) Alan Dukes said he is “deeply concerned” at the latest developments in the investi(...)

Attorney General Máire Whelan was contacted by the Taoiseach on Friday following the letter he received from Mr Justice Brian Cregan. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

  The Commission of Inquiry into the Irish Banking Resolution Corporation will not now meet its December deadline and is expected to be de(...)