Former Department of Finance secretary general John Moran (left) has denied a claim by former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes (right) that he sought an executive position at IBRC prior to taking up his role at the department. Photographs: Alan Betson and Nick Bradshaw.

The controvery over the sale of Siteserv and deals involving the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation continued on Saturday with former Department of Fin(...)

 Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: said  Freedom of Information documents released to The Irish Times showing tensions between his department and IBRC illustrated that his officials were doing their job. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Lawyers for former Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) chief executive Mike Aynsley have accused government officials of personally attacking (...)

Former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes at the  press conference he organised to discuss the sale of Siteserv. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Two former senior directors at the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, Alan Dukes and Mike Aynsley, who were criticised by Department of Finance offic(...)

 Ann Nolan  of the Department  of Finance:  raised issues of proper governance around the sale of Apthorp, a condominium on Manhattan’s upper west side, in 2012. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Department of Finance raised concerns with executives of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation in 2012 about the sale of a multimillion-dollar loan li(...)

Former IBRC chief executive Mike Aynsley has claimed his reputation has been damaged following the release of redacted documents by the Department of Finance relating to the sale of Siteserv.

Redactions to documents released under the Freedom of Information appeared to have been designed to damage the reputation of former IBRC chief executi(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the Comptroller and Auditor General is “correct” in his comments that his office cannot investigate the sale of Siteserv.  Speaking on his way into an EU summit in Brussels Mr Kenny insisted the Government has “nothing to hide” in relation to the sale of the business by IBRC. Photograph: AFP

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the Comptroller and Auditor General is “correct” in his comments that his office cannot investigate the sale of Siteserv(...)

Former  chairman of IBRC Alan Dukes has  contradicted the Government’s account to the Dáil of how it dealt with concerns over Denis O’Brien’s acquisition of Siteserv. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Government’s account to the Dáil of how it dealt with concerns over Denis O’Brien’s acquisition in 2012 of Siteserv has been directly contradicted(...)

Independent TD Catherine Murphy: wants a full inquiry into the Siteserv deal and other large sell-offs by IBRC.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Officials in the Department of Finance who investigated the 2012 IBRC sale of Siteserv to Denis O’Brien severely criticised the bank’s management in(...)

Independent TD Catherine Murphy has called on the Government to order a full independent inquiry into a number of IBRC transactions, including the 2012 sale of Siteserv to a company controlled by Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Independent TD Catherine Murphy has called on the Government to order a full independent inquiry into a number of IBRC transactions, including the 201(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: said ‘an unsuccessful bidder’ for Siteserv had complained to his department about the 2012 sale process for the business. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has told Independent TD Catherine Murphy that “an unsuccessful bidder” for Siteserv complained to his departmen(...)