It may prove difficult to loosen the existing legal constraints on the publication of certain Central Bank records. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The pending return of the Dáil will refocus public attention on the planned Oireachtas inquiry into the banking crisis which is expected to begin work(...)

President Michael D Higgins speaking to Colin Murphy, writer of Guaranteed, at the Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire this week. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Stephen CollinsThe explosion of public outrage at the revelations on the Anglo tapes has put the banking collapse back at the centre of the political (...)