Mary Lou McDonald of Sinn Féin: seeking ‘urgent response’ to claim made by Mike Aynsley. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The final report by the Oireachtas banking inquiry is facing a delay of up to six weeks and is unlikely to be completed until early 2016. The delay m(...)

 Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive Mike Aynsley. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive Mike Aynsley has accused the Department of Finance of being politically motivated. Mr Aynsley, who was Anglo(...)

Alan Dukes, former chairman of the IBRC. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The board and management of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) might have achieved a “better return” for the State had the institution been a(...)

Alan Dukes, former chairman Anglo and IBRC, arriving at the Oireachtas banking inquiry at Leinster House, Dublin on Thursday. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Department of Finance kept Anglo Irish Bank in the dark about key events happening with the institution, its former chief executive has claimed. M(...)

Fintan Drury giving evidence at the Oireachtas banking inquiry on Thursday

Former non-executive director Fintan Drury has denied any banking issues were discussed at an Anglo Irish Bank board dinner. Speaking at the Oireacht(...)

Fine Gael’s Eoghan Murphy. Photograph: Conor McCabe/Jason Clarke Photography

David Drumm has led the Irish authorities a merry dance since moving to the United States in mid 2009, avoiding their attempts to question him in conn(...)

Renua leader Lucinda Creighton has described criticisms of tribunals of inquiry made by former taoiseach Bertie Ahern as a “bit rich”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Renua leader Lucinda Creighton has described criticisms of tribunals of inquiry made by former taoiseach Bertie Ahern as a “bit rich” given that Fiann(...)

Legal professional privilege was a pressing social need necessitating prior restraint of publication  O’Brien vs Raidió Teilifís Éireann [20(...)

Belfast developer Paddy McKillen was one of 10 customers of Anglo who were part of a deal in 2008 to slash businessman Seán Quinn’s stake in the troubled bank. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Moves may be made against developers Paddy McKillen and Gerry Maguire to recover loans given to them as part of the “Maple 10” investors in the former(...)

Pepper is servicing 14,000 residential mortgage and personal loan customers for Danske Bank. Photograph: Getty Images

Profits at Pepper Ireland, the mortgage provider that also manages loan portfolios for other groups, rose by 61 per cent in 2014 to €6.6 million, acco(...)