David Dilger: one of six  former Bank of Ireland officials who were asked to provide written statements to the banking inquiry. Photograph:  Gary O’Neill

Less onerous solutions than the bank guarantee should have been considered by the government on the night of September 29th, 2008, a former Bank of I(...)

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Image of the week: Dial-a-latte Is there anything to be said for another coffee? This is Jake Hollier on his first day of trading at Jake’s Coffee Box(...)

Former trader Tom Hayes leaves Southwark Crown Court in London. He insisted his bosses knew about what he was doing. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

Tom Hayes, the first person to face trial in the global investigation into the fixing of Libor, has admitted he asked colleagues at UBS as well as t(...)

Tipperary hurling legend Jimmy Doyle photographed in June 2005 at the Thurles Sarsfields Club at Semple Stadium. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Hundreds of mourners gathered in Thurles on Thursday, the spiritual home of hurling, to pay their last respects and hear warm tributes to one of the g(...)

The organic farming scheme has seen a major surge in applications with the vast majority of applicants converting to organic farming for the first tim(...)

Former trader Tom Hayes arriving at Southwark Crown Court with his wife, Sarah. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The integrity of the Libor rate is fundamental to the financial system, a British court has heard. Saul Haydon Rowe, an expert in banking and t(...)

Fianna Fáil has selected a former president of the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association, Jackie Cahill (above) to contest the the new five-seat Tipperary constituency in the general election. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Fianna Fáil has selected a former president of the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association to contest the the new five-seat Tipperary constituency i(...)

Former minister and long-time government adviser Dr Martin Mansergh will tonight begin an attempted return to the Dáil when he aims to become a Fianna Fáil candidate for the newly-united Tipperary constituency. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Former minister and long-time government adviser Dr Martin Mansergh will tonight begin an attempted return to the Dáil when he aims to become a Fianna(...)

Former UBS and Citigroup trader, Tom Hayes and an unidentified woman arrive to Southwark Crown Court in London. Mr Hayes appears charged with eight counts of conspiracy to defraud in relation to alleged manipulation of the Libor rate.

Tom Hayes, a former star trader at UBS and Citigroup, becomes on Tuesday the first person to face trial by jury over allegations he conspired to rig (...)

Conor McManus scored seven points for Monaghan as they pipped rivals Cavan at Breffni Park. Photograph: Inpho

Cavan 0-15 Monaghan 0-16 It took an injection of years rather than legs off the bench to see them home but Monaghan managed to wriggle out of B(...)