Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath warns against jumping the gun. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons /Irish Times

Ireland must not surrender its competitive tax position by moving unilaterally to change its corporation tax code, Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Micha(...)

Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath is calling for early  public hearings

Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath has warned that a general election being called will essentially bring to a halt any banking inquiry tha(...)

 Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath said “meddling” had damaged banking inquiry’s credibility. Photograph: Alan Betson

The significance of a Government decision not to apply the party whip to politicians on the banking inquiry committee will become clear only when the(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny reviews guards at the government palace in Beirut, Lebanon, today. Photograph: Wael Hamzeh/EPA 2:04

The banking inquiry will be completely independent of the Cabinet and will not operate under Government instruction, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said.Spe(...)

Independent TD Stephen Donnelly resigned from the all-party Oireachtas committee  in protest at the Government’s behaviour

The Government was yesterday forced to respond to Stephen Donnelly’s resignation from the Oireachtas banking inquiry with an unexpected announcement (...)

“This investment reduced the risk the taxpayer had to take, back in 2011, to support the banking sector in what was a difficult time for the State,” said Minister for Finance Michael Noonan

The State secured the Wilbur Ross investment for Ireland at a time when few other investors were prepared to invest, Minister for Finance Michael Noo(...)

Fianna Fail spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath has said the argument over which politicians should be represented on the banking inquiry should end and the long-awaited investigation should proceed. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath has accused the Government of trying to control the banking inquiry “lock, stock and barrel”.He said the(...)

Concern has been expressed about the high turnover of staff at the Central Bank after it emerged there are currently 133 outstanding job vacancies at (...)

KBC Bank has denied it has reached an agreement with the Irish Mortgage Holders’ Organisation which would see insolvent borrowers discharged of their debts within three months.  Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

KBC Bank has denied it has reached an agreement with the Irish Mortgage Holders’ Organisation (IMHO) which would see insolvent borrowers discharged of(...)

Secretary General of the Department of Justice Brian Purcell: appeared before the Oireachtas justice committee yesterday. File Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The commission of inquiry chaired by Mr Justice Nial Fennelly into the covert recording of phone calls at Garda stations should be allowed do its work(...)