Only last June David Duffy had signed a permanent contract with AIB, having originally signed up in December 2011 on a fixed-term contract for three years

Last Friday evening, the directors of AIB were asked to dial into a conference call for word of an important announcement that the bank was going to m(...)

PTSB’s cuts of up to 0.42 per cent in variable rates will be applied  to new customers and those on existing “managed” variable rates but not to those on the standard variable rate. Photograph: Alan Betson

The new year was less than a week old when Bank of Ireland and Permanent TSB lowered some of their mortgage interest rates. In PTSB’s case, cut(...)

PTSB Group chief executive Jeremy Masding at the Permanent TSB headquarters after the publication of pan-European stress tests by the European Central Bank.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

If 2014 was the year when the main banks in Ireland returned to profit, 2015 could be the one when AIB and Permanent TSB are returned, at least in par(...)

Peter Nyberg: the Finnish academic will attend the Oireachtas banking inquiry today. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

€64 billion the size of the bailout the Oireachtas banking inquiry is charged with investigating; 12 the number of investigators who will assist the (...)

When Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty asks the first question of Finnish academic  Peter Nyberg on Wednesday, it will kick off the public hearings of the Joint Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

When Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty asks the first question of Finnish academic and finance expert Peter Nyberg on Wednesday, it will kick off the public (...)

Former Deutsche Bank  chief executive Josef Ackermann has been nominated as chairman of Bank of Cyprus.

Ackermann used his clout as head of Deutsche Bank to help save the euro by negotiating the biggest debt restructuring in history. Now, he’s been tappe(...)

The Bank of Ireland on College Green: It is understood the bank will apply to Dublin City Council for planning permission for the College Green Cultural and Heritage Centre before Christmas. Photograph: Alan Betson

Bank of Ireland will spend €10 million refurbishing and meeting some of the running costs of the heritage centre it is providing to the State at its (...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher told a parliamentary committee  that the group won’t follow the strategies of other banks in cutting rates.

Bank of Ireland didn’t do too well out of tracking other banks down the road of battling for market share during the boom, which may explain why it is(...)

Richie Boucher: Rejected claims of “profiteering” on variable mortgage rates.

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher yesterday rejected claims of “profiteering” on variable mortgage rates during a near three-hour session(...)

Bank of Ireland chief executive  Richie Boucher: to appear before  Oireachtas finance committee today. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Bank of Ireland repossessed 621 owner-occupied or buy-to-let properties in the first half of this year, according to documents submitted to the Oirea(...)