Former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes at the  press conference he organised to discuss the sale of Siteserv. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Two former senior directors at the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, Alan Dukes and Mike Aynsley, who were criticised by Department of Finance offic(...)

 Ann Nolan  of the Department  of Finance:  raised issues of proper governance around the sale of Apthorp, a condominium on Manhattan’s upper west side, in 2012. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Department of Finance raised concerns with executives of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation in 2012 about the sale of a multimillion-dollar loan li(...)

Alan Dukes at the press conference in Dublin he organised to discuss the ongoing controversy over Siteserv. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

IBRC rejected a proposal to appoint the Department of Finance’s most senior civil servant to the board of the troubled bank, with chairman Alan Dukes (...)

Ciarán Lynch, Chairman of the Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The preamble is over. Today, a slick of smooth, supremely well-rehearsed bankers will begin to flow towards an airless, windowless committee room for (...)

While the number of legal cases commenced and the level of repossessions ratchets up, the overall level of arrears has eased for AIB, reducing by 18 per cent in the Republic in 2014. Photograph: PA

AIB had started legal proceedings to repossess 5,709 owner occupied homes in mortgage arrears by the end of last year, according to figures supplied t(...)

Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland Patrick Honohan: would not favour any move to compel Irish banks to lower their standard variable rates. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Permanent TSB’s warning to potential investors that political pressure to cut its mortgage interest rates could impact on its return to profitability (...)

Former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes “categorically rejects suggestions that there was any impropriety in the sale of Siteserv by IBRC in March 2012”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Former chairman of the IBRC Alan Dukes has “categorically rejected” any suggestion of impropriety in relation to the bank’s sale of Siteserv to a comp(...)

Quinn Insurance: as of September 30th, there were 2,317 claims outstanding on its policies. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

The company that is set to acquire the remaining claims associated with overseas policies written by the former Quinn Insurance Ltd, is awaiting certa(...)

The euro has tumbled towards parity with the dollar and bond yields across the region have sunk to the lowest in history

Central banks keen to steer clear of negative-yielding assets in a rapidly depreciating currency could cut the foreign exchange reserves they hold in (...)

Davy said it expected  mortgage lending to slowly rise to €11.0 billion by 2019, up from €3.9 billion last year

House prices in Ireland will rise by 9.4 per cent this year and by 5.2 per cent in 2016, according to a new forecast by DavyThe stockbroking firm said(...)