A whistleblower has alleged that  preferential treatment was given to the Central Bank, the Department of Finance and, to a lesser extent, the National Asset Management Agency (Nama).

Not making all members of the Oireachtas banking inquiry immediately aware of allegations of wrongdoing was a “major mistake”, according to Fianna Fai(...)

The State is seeking to surrender Eric Eoin Marques to US authorities, while Mr Marques is seeking a judicial review of the Director of Public Prosecutions’ decision not to prosecute him in this country.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

High Court proceedings involving an Irishman whom the FBI claims is the “largest facilitator of child porn in the world” will resume in three weeks’ t(...)

Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath wrote earlier this week to banking inquiry chairman Ciarán Lynch contending that Denis O’Brien should appear as a witness.

The Banking Inquiry will discuss a suggestion on Tuesday that businessman Denis O’Brien be called as a witness before the summer recess. The idea came(...)

Róisín Shortall said they had received queries from prospective members of the party, which will style itself as centre-left. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Four Independent parliamentarians involved in forming a new party have accelerated their work in the wake of their plans being made public. TDs Ca(...)

Independent TDs Catherine Murphy, Stephen Donnelly and Róisín Shortall: in talks in talks on forming a new party.

Three prominent Independent TDs have been involved in talks on forming a new party that will challenge Shane Ross’s prospective alliance and Renua Ire(...)

Anthony Craig (66) served 28 years in prison before escaping to Ireland, while Michael Anthony Balmer (62) served 27 years in prison before coming to Ireland following his release on licence. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Two convicted murderers have lost their appeals against a High Court judgment ordering their extradition to the UK to complete life sentences they beg(...)

Deloitte Ireland carried out audits of Ulster Bank with “due care and diligence”, but responsibility for maintaining the stability of the banking sect(...)

 Minster of Finance Michael Noonan

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan told the Dáil he was prepared to introduce legislation giving the Central Bank control of variable mortgage inter(...)

Michael Noonan in the Dáil. File image.

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said he is prepared to introduce legislation giving the Central Bank control of variable mortgage interest rat(...)

The family of the late Brian Lenihan has strongly criticised Jean Claude Trichet for comments he made about the former Minister for Finance. Mary O’Rourke (above) said she believed Mr Lenihan’s version of events over that of the former European Central Bank President.

The family of the late Brian Lenihan has strongly criticised Jean Claude Trichet for comments he made about the former Minister for Finance.Mary O’Rou(...)