Prof Niamh Brennan of UCD: “People need to think very carefully when approached to serve on a board. They need to consider the type of company involved and the type of person they will be working with.”

The decision in the Anglo trial will lead judges to question whether non-executive directors should bear the same responsibili(...)

Niamh Brennan: “Failures of corporate governance at every possibly level you can think of caused the banking crisis. That should be the strongest possible evidence of its importance.”

Until our dramatic financial crash, corporate governance didn’t set many pulses racing. Generally defined as the set of rules, practices and pr(...)

The former Dublin Docklands Development Authority chief executive , Paul Maloney, made it very clear he had waited years to have his say, and now wanted to say it.

When he appeared before the Dáil Public Accounts Committee on Thursday, the former chief executive of the Dublin Docklands Development Authority, Paul(...)

Niamh Brennan, the former chairwoman of the Dublin Docklands Development Authority, is due to attend before the Dáil Committee on Public Accounts to give evidence to its inquiry

The former chief executive of the Dublin Docklands Development Authority (DDDA) strongly criticised the authority’s former chairwoman, Niamh Brennan, (...)

The former Irish Glass Bottle Company site, at Ringsend, Co. Dublin. The former chief executive of the Dublin Docklands Development Authority, Paul Maloney, appeared before the Public Accounts Committee to explain his role in the purchase of the site. (Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times)

The former chief executive of the Dublin Docklands Development Authority (DDDA) has strongly criticised the authority’s former chairwoman, Niamh Brenn(...)

Figures are correct as of May 8th, 2013, according to information gathered from the Companies Registration Office website through Duedil. “Live” indicates trading companies but includes figures for companies that are non-trading but not yet dissolved. Satellite images: Bing Maps, Google Maps. Graphic: John Cassidy/Irish Times Premedia

Setting up a business in Ireland is designed to be easy. With little more than a photocopy of your passport, a utility bill and a few hundred euro (...)