“Mr Purcell himself and other directors put their own hands in their pockets and produced a ball of money to pay the Central Bank to settle that action”

Former directors of Irish Nationwide Building Society (INBS) who were sued for €6 billion for alleged mismanagement during the Celtic Tiger era took “(...)

Inquiry team: chairman Ciarán Lynch (centre) with Mark McSharry TD, Senator Michael D’Arcy, Michael McGrath TD, John Paul Phelan TD, Kieran O’Donnell TD, Senator Susan O’Keeffe, Eoghan Murphy TD and Senator Sean Barrett. Photograph: Eric Luke

After 20 months of toil the Oireachtas banking inquiry published its final report this week, in three volumes. It followed public testimony from 131 (...)

Former chief executive of Irish Nationwide,  Michael Fingleton also changed the interest rate on a loan offer without noting the date of change. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

A loan increase of £10 million (€13m) was approved by Irish Nationwide’s chief executive Michael Fingleton and paid to a customer without sufficient b(...)

Michael Fingleton challenged the Central Bank’s decision to subject him to an inquiry. Photograph:  Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive Michael Fingleton must pay the costs of his failed legal bid to prevent the Central Bank cond(...)

Mick Wallace is facing an application in the Commercial Court for a €2 million summary judgment from the Promontoria (Aran) Ltd fund. Photograph: Eric Luke

A former government minister and an entire Dáil committee are among the names featuring in the Four Courts lists in the opening law term of 2016. W(...)

In his High Court proceedings Michael Fingleton sought various orders and declarations from the court in respect of the Central Bank’s decision to launch an inquiry

Former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive Michael Fingleton has lost his High Court action aimed at preventing the Central Bank from co(...)

Joe Higgins, left: refused to sign off on Oirecahtas banking inquiry report. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The final report of the Oireachtas banking inquiry is expected to claim the Central Bank had a contingency plan to avoid a bank default in September 2(...)

Bloxham Stockbrokers was liquidated in 2012 after the Central Bank (above) discovered a €5.3 million hole in its accounts. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Chartered Accountants Regulatory Board (Carb) intends to investigate accountancy giant Deloitte over its role in the collapse of Bloxham Stockbrok(...)

Michael Fingleton, along with several other former officers of INBS, is the subject of a Central Bank inquiry due to begin hearings next year. Photograph:  Eric Luke / The Irish Times

An application by former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive Michael Fingleton for a stay on a Central Bank inquiry from proceeding has (...)

The Central Bank  says there is a strong public interest that it inquires into allegations that certain prescribed contraventions were committed by INBS.

The inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches at Irish Nationwide Building Society by the Central Bank not only enjoys the “presumption of constitution(...)