Former secretary general of the Department of Finance John Moran said a balance sheet for the domestic banking sector effectively ‘didn’t exist’ in 2010. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

There was effectively no balance sheet available to give an overview of the Irish domestic banking sector as late as 2010, the former secretary genera(...)

Davy is set to appoint a senior Central Bank executive as its new chief risk officer

Ireland’s biggest stockbroker Davy is set to appoint a senior Central Bank executive as its new chief risk officer. Grellan O’Kelly, deputy head of (...)

Mr Brady is the latest prominent figure to leave the Central Bank of the team assembled to guide Ireland out of the financial crisis. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

Patrick Brady, the director of risk and policy at the Central Bank of Ireland, has resigned in the latest senior exit from the bank. The Central Ba(...)

Mission accomplished?

The imminent departure of John Moran as secretary general of the Department of Finance is the second early resignation from a key position in the publ(...)

Guilty as charged, but in mitigation of their crime Judge Martin Nolan found the two former Anglo Irish Bank directors, Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer,(...)

Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan  declined to comment on whether he thought the Central Bank might face civil litigation arising from its role in the Anglo share buying scheme

The Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, Patrick Honohan, said the regulator’s role in the illegal share-buying scheme devised in 2008 to unwind S(...)

While there was no statement from the Government in response to the outcome of the Anglo trial, there were differing reactions from Opposition (...)

“I love being in Dublin. It’s a very enjoyable city. It’s by the sea with fresh air.” Cyril Roux at the Central Bank in Dame Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Cyril Roux’s eyes light up when his in-house press handler says the tea and coffee are on their way. “This is a cold room,” he says with(...)

Four out of five Irish people believe Ireland is a corrupt country. That is just one of the many depressing findings in the European Commission’s firs(...)

Matthew Elderfield: called for invasive scrutiny and effective sanctions. Photograph: David Sleator

A very important document was published earlier this month by the reform unit of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. Entitled “Strengthen(...)