Former Anglo Irish Bank director of finance William McAteer. File Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónail/The Irish Times

A date has been set for the empanelling of a jury in the case of four former bankers on charges of conspiring to mislead Anglo Irish Bank’s investors (...)

Central Bank building in Dublin. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Central Bank was aware of a property bubble from early 2004, a former employee has claimed. In a written statement to the Oireachtas banking inqui(...)

Peter  Fitzpatrick, who is 61 and lives in Malahide, Co Dublin, was finance director of IL&P at the time of the financial crash in 2008. Photograph: Collins

The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry has withdrawn its direction to former Irish Life & Permanent executive Peter Fitzpatrick to provide a written state(...)

 Seán Haughey: surprisingly defeated by Deirdre Heney at the Fianna Fáil convention for the Dublin Bay North constituency.   Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil is likely to add former junior minister Seán Haughey to a general election ticket following his surprise defeat at a constituency selectio(...)

Peter Fitzpatrick had suggested he could run for a different part amid rumours of Fine Gael putting an extra candidate forward in Louth. File photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

A Fine Gael TD who said he was not standing for the party in the general election has changed his mind following a meeting with Taoiseach Enda Kenny. (...)

File photograph of  William McAteer. The former Anglo Irish Bank director has been granted free legal aid. Photograph: David Sleator

Former Anglo Irish Bank executive William McAteer has been granted legal aid for two criminal trials. The court heard previously that an enlarged jury(...)

Ten  men and six women appeared before Cork District Court on Wednesday morning,  where one man was charged with six fraud offences, a second was charged with four fraud offences and the remaining 14 people were each charged with two fraud offences.

Sixteen people have been remanded on bail after they appeared in court on charges arising from a three-year Garda investigation into an alleged insura(...)

SaleSense International in the Finnabair industrial estate in Dundalk is to announce up to 100 new jobs for the northeast. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

Sales and customer service specialists SalesSense International will create more than 100 jobs in an expansion that will see it open a new facility in(...)

Fine Gael’s new Minister for the Diaspora Jimmy Deenihan spoke in fewer Dáil and committee meetings than any other Minister, which he says could be explained by his frequent absences enforced by diplomatic trips abroad.Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Fine Gael and Labour TDs have the lowest activity rates – in terms of speaking time and written questions – in Dáil Éireann.The number of written ques(...)

Leo Varadkar: Group would widen discretion further to take into account medical hardship and burden of an illness on an individual and their family, regardless of income. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The HSE has announced the membership of a group tasked with developing “a more compassionate and supportive approach” to the awarding of medical ca(...)