Patrick  Neary said he regretted not keeping a minute of an informal meeting he had with then Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm in September 2007, which he accepted had turned out to be very important. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Former financial regulator Patrick Neary has told the Oireachtas banking inquiry he had “bought into a system of regulation that didn’t work” . In hi(...)

‘Patrick Neary never saw it as his role to be intrusive. Rather, he placed far too much trust in the banks.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

He’s sorry for how things turned out but it really wasn’t his fault. In a nutshell, that’s what Patrick Neary’s nine-hour appearance at the Oireach(...)

The former financial regulator, Patrick Neary, has said “sorry” for not taking sufficient measures to prevent the banking collapse in Ireland in late 2008. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times. 2:43

The former financial regulator has said he regretted that the regulatory system within which he was working had failed. Patrick Neary, who was chief e(...)

Seán Quinn: the businessman’s family’s case, initiated in May 2011, is expected to last more than six months and has been brought against Irish Bank Resolution Corporation. Photograph: Collins

A High Court judge has permitted the family of businessman Seán Quinn to proceed with claims in their forthcoming legal action that some €2.34 billi(...)

Tadhg Gunnell, the former head of finance and compliance at liquidated stockbroking firm Bloxham, was adjudicated bankrupt by the High Court earlier this year.

Tadhg Gunnell, the former head of finance and compliance at liquidated stockbroking firm Bloxham, has been disqualified from managing a financial firm(...)

Aoife Quinn pictured leaving the Four Courts on Wednesday after winning a separate Court of Appeal court hearing Photograph: Courts Collins

Members of businessman Sean Quinn’s family have been refused permission by the High Court to make a crucial amendment to their case aimed at avoiding (...)

Aoife Quinn and the Quinn family’s legal team leave the Four Courts  after a Court of Appeal hearing. Photograph: Courts Collins

Businessman Seán Quinn’s family have been granted permission to amend their legal action to argue they never signed the final version of two of six(...)

David Drumm and his wife Lorraine leaving court in Boston during his bankruptcy trial last year. Photograph: Josh Reynolds

On day two of David Drumm’s bankruptcy trial last year, the former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive testified that he and his lawyer, Stewart Grossman(...)

 Bankrupt businessman Sean Quinn, his wife Patricia and daughter Aoife. The family of Mr Quinn say they are “innocent parties” to €2.34 billion loan transactions involving Quinn group companies and therefore should be allowed amend their claim for their pending action denying liability for those loans. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

THE family of businessman Sean Quinn say they are “innocent parties” to €2.34 billion loan transactions involving Quinn group companies and therefore (...)

Patrick Honohan: has decided to step down at the end of the year

He was the man who told the nation about our entry into the EU-IMF bailout programme while the government was still in denial but Patrick Honohan wil(...)