Finnish academic and finance expert Peter Nyberg, arriving at the opening of the banking inquiry  at Leinster House. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty expects the public will be frustrated by what they see, while Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath believes there will be no “eart(...)

Willie McAteer, former director of finance at Anglo Irish Bank, leaves the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Two former Anglo Irish Bank directors will not be sent to jail after a judge said it would be unjust to impri(...)

Judge Martin Nolan: said it was “incredible” that red lights did not go off in the regulator’s office. Photograph:  Collins Courts

In 20 minutes they were free. That was how long it took Judge Martin Nolan to give the biggest white-collar trial ever held in this country an (...)

Richard Burrows Governor of Bank of Ireland (2005-2009) (...)

Patarick Neary: In the witness box,    he was implicitly criticised by defence counsel for not taking notes of several key meetings. His recollections were also tested in cross-examination.   Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The trial provided intriguing, eye-opening insights into the role of the financial regulator, who emerged as a key behind-the-scenes player in (...)

David Drumm, former Anglo chief executive and Sean Fitzpatrick,  former chairman.

Part 1: September–December 2007 September 11th, 2007: Ardboyne HotelEarly aut(...)

Det Sgt Brian Mahon of the Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court yesterday, where he gave evidence of his Garda interview in April 2010 with Pat Whelan. Photograph: Collins

Witness Det Sgt Brian Mahon of the Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation. Snapshots The court sat for just over an hour yesterday. Det Sgt(...)

Mary O’Dea will complete her stint at the IMF this summer to become Ireland’s representative at the World Bank.

A senior official at the Department of Finance and liaison with the International Monetary Fund during the ba(...)

 Anne Heraty: told the court a meeting was called by the regulator at short notice.   Photograph: Frank Miller

A former Anglo Irish Bank board member has said she was “horrified” when she found out in 2008 that bu(...)

Matt Moran, the chief financial officer of Anglo in 2008, dealt with investor relations, and one of his jobs was ‘to market the story of the bank’. Photograph: Collins

At 2.26pm, Matt Moran, the former chief financial officer of Anglo Irish Bank, entered the box quickly up a short ramp that passed directly beh(...)