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(...)

Ajai Chopra, former Deputy Director, IMF leaves the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry in Leinster House, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Watching the banking inquiry has been both frustrating and fascinating. Your view of the hearings will depend on what you expected. If you were lookin(...)

Jean-Claude Trichet, former president of the European Central Bank, warned Ireland would not be able to access a bailout if it imposed cuts on senior bank creditors. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

IMF good, ECB bad. That was how the final day of public hearings at the Oireachtas banking inquiry might be best summed up. It started with Ajai Chopr(...)

Michael Fingleton, former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive. Photograph: Dave Meehan/THE IRISH TIMES

Former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive Michael Fingleton has launched High Court proceedings aimed at stopping the Central Bank from(...)

Michael Fingleton: Accepted that the bonuses paid by the building society were “excessive”. Photograph: Collins

A bit like French cabaret singer Edith Piaf, Michael Fingleton has no regrets. Why would he when he has a €30 million pension pot to draw from? “Fing(...)

Michael Fingleton  arriving at the Oireachtas banking inquiry. Photograph: Eric Luke

In almost four hours of evidence yesterday, Fingers revealed that he examined his pension scheme around 1992 and discovered that he would get a better(...)

 John Stanley Purcell told the Banking Inquiry he sees no benefit to pursuing directors of INBS when others have not been the subject of any investigation. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A former director of Irish Nationwide Building Society has criticised the decision to take legal action against members of the building society. John(...)

Former Irish Nationwide  chairman Michael Walsh who told the Banking Inquiry of his  regret at how many families had suffered from the ‘era of austerity’. He accepted many mistakes were made by Irish Nationwide, and other Irish financial institutions.

The former chairman of Irish Nationwide Building Society has expressed his regret about the events that led to the banking crisis in Ireland but said (...)