A building site in Co Wicklow. Ictu says there are no adequate controls to ensure all 27,600 sole traders operating in the construction sector were legitimate. Photograph: The Irish Times

The State has lost out on up to €600 million in lost taxation revenue since 2007 as a result of a huge growth in “bogus self employment, the Irish Con(...)

Court 19 at the at the Dublin Central Criminal Court, where the Anglo trial took place. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES
What the judge said

Good afternoon. Mr McAteer and Mr Whelan, after a long trial, have been found guilty by a jury of their peers of 10 counts of breaches of section 60.(...)

Former Anglo director Willie McAteer at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court yesterday. Collins Courts

A banking expert has told the trial of three former directors of Anglo Irish Bank that it was “normal” for a credit committee to be independent(...)