Denis O’Brien or his companies became entangled in an array of legal actions and controversies in 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The past year was, without doubt, the most eventful yet in the entrepreneurial career of Denis O’Brien, who is Ireland’s richest and most successful b(...)

Former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes. Mr Dukes has criticised Minister for Finance Michael Noonan’s evidence at the banking inquiry. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The former chairman of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) Alan Dukes has criticised comments made to the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry last mon(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: said he did not accept Jean-Claude Trichet’s position. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Former European Central Bank president Jean-Claude Trichet warned the Government a “bomb would go off” in Dublin if the Government burned bondholders.(...)

Renua Ireland leader Lucinda Creighton has called on the Oireachtas banking inquiry to be reconvened immediately to deal with the evidence of the former chief executive of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC). Photograph: Dave Meehan.

Renua Ireland leader Lucinda Creighton has called for the Oireachtas banking inquiry to be reconvened immediately to deal with the evidence of the for(...)

Mary Lou McDonald of Sinn Féin: seeking ‘urgent response’ to claim made by Mike Aynsley. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The final report by the Oireachtas banking inquiry is facing a delay of up to six weeks and is unlikely to be completed until early 2016. The delay m(...)

 Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive Mike Aynsley. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive Mike Aynsley has accused the Department of Finance of being politically motivated. Mr Aynsley, who was Anglo(...)

Alan Dukes, former chairman of the IBRC. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The board and management of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) might have achieved a “better return” for the State had the institution been a(...)

Alan Dukes, former chairman Anglo and IBRC, arriving at the Oireachtas banking inquiry at Leinster House, Dublin on Thursday. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Department of Finance kept Anglo Irish Bank in the dark about key events happening with the institution, its former chief executive has claimed. M(...)

Fintan Drury giving evidence at the Oireachtas banking inquiry on Thursday

Former non-executive director Fintan Drury has denied any banking issues were discussed at an Anglo Irish Bank board dinner. Speaking at the Oireacht(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank non-executive director Fintan Drury who is  to give evidence to the banking inquiry.

The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry has decided to suspend the publication of the witness statement of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm (...)