Solicitor Robert Heron leaving after a sentencing hearing of two former Anglo Irish Bank directors  at  Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A solicitor involved with the deal to unwind businessman Sean Quinn’s holding in Anglo Irish Bank has said he did not give any legal advice abo(...)

Pat Whelan, (left) former director of Anglo Irish Bank , and Willie McAteer, former director of finance, were found guilty earlier this month of providing unlawful loans to 10 property developers in July 2008 to buy shares in the bank, contrary to section 60 of the Companies Act. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The sentence hearing for two former directors of Anglo Irish Bank is due to take place this afternoon at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. (...)

Former Ango Irish Bank director William McAteer. Neither he nor Pat Whelan gave evidence during their trial. Photograph: David Sleator

Two former directors of Anglo Irish Bank were found guilty of providing unlawful financial assistance to buy (...)

The jury in the trial of three former directors of Anglo Irish Bank has been sent home for the weekend and will resume (...)

Paul O’Higgins SC: said almost everything about the scheme made it a “scheme obviously and spectacularly not in the ordinary course of business”.

Everything about the loans at the centre of a trial against three former directors of Anglo Irish Bank was “t(...)

Former Anglo director Pat Whelan was acquitted on seven charges yesterday.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank, Seán FitzPatrick, was acquitted of six allegations facing him at the Dublin Circuit C(...)

Aoife Quinn, a daughter of bankrupt businessman Seán Quinn, whose statement was read into the record. In it she said she was not aware of the role of the so-called Maple 10 in relation to the unwinding of the CFD position that her father had built up in Anglo. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The prosecution’s evidence in a case against three former directors of Anglo Irish Bank concluded yesterday. (...)

Aoife  Quinn said in a statement she was aware that Anglo had made a loan of €10 million to her for the purchase of shares in the bank in July 2008.  File photograph: Collins Courts

The prosecution’s evidence in a case against three former directors of Anglo Irish Bank has concluded this morning. Úna Ní Raifeartaigh S(...)

Banking expert Tom Reid  outside  court yesterday.   Photograph: Courtpix

A banking expert told the trial of three former directors of Anglo Irish Bank yesterday that it was “normal” for a credit comm(...)

 Former Anglo Irish Bank  chairman Seán FitzPatrick at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court yesterday. Photograph: Collins Courts

Anglo Irish Bank was trying to “solve an imperfect and dangerous situation” when Seán Quinn’s holding in the bank was unwound in July(...)