When the Oireachtas banking inquiry completes its work later this year, seven years will have elapsed since the onset of a banking crisis. This produc(...)

Jurors in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick have been told that legal arguments are still ongoing. Photograph: Courts Collins

Jurors in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick have been told that legal arguments are still ongoing and that they must retu(...)

File photograph of Enda Kenny. Mr Kenny has been called to give evidence at the banking inquiry, along with Tánaiste Joan Burton. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Tánaiste Joan Burton and Minister for Finance Michael Noonan are among 12 people sent letters today by the Oireachtas banking in(...)

Former head of Irish Nationwide Michael Fingleton (left) and Taoiseach Enda Kenny are to be called as witnesses at the Banking Inquiry.

It has taken almost seven years but the Irish public could finally get to hear from former Irish Nationwide chief executive Michael Fingleton about th(...)

Richard Burrows, who was Bank of Ireland chairman in 2008, outlined in  detail yesterday the events of September 29th. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The night of September 29th, 2008, will be forever be etched in the history of the Republic, with the then government issuing a systemic guarantee th(...)

Former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Sean FitzPatrick. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The jury in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick has been asked to return next Wednesday as legal argument continues. The ju(...)

Seán FitzPatrick arrives at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin for an earlier hearing. Photograph: The Irish Times

Legal argument is continuing at the Circuit Criminal Court in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick. The jury, which has not (...)

The trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick is continuing before the Central Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Collins  Courts.

The jury in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick will not now begin hearing evidence before next Tuesday at the earliest. Le(...)

Seán FitzPatrick, of Whitshed Road, Greystones, Co. Wicklow is charged with 27 counts under the Companies Act 1990. Photograph: Collins.

The jury in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick has been told not to come back to court until next Wednesday.A jury of six (...)

Retired tennis player Li Na was one of the most popular winners in Shanghai, picking up the exceptional achievement award. Photograph: Feng Li/Getty Images for Laureus

Security was tight around the landmark Grand Theatre building on the north side of People’s Square in downtown Shanghai, as some of the biggest names (...)