Michael Fingleton: Accepted that the bonuses paid by the building society were “excessive”. Photograph: Collins 5:01

A bit like French cabaret singer Edith Piaf, Michael Fingleton has no regrets. Why would he when he has a €30 million pension pot to draw from? “Fing(...)

Former Irish Nationwide  chairman Michael Walsh who told the Banking Inquiry of his  regret at how many families had suffered from the ‘era of austerity’. He accepted many mistakes were made by Irish Nationwide, and other Irish financial institutions.

The former chairman of Irish Nationwide Building Society has expressed his regret about the events that led to the banking crisis in Ireland but said (...)

Clerys workers, members of Siptu, arriving for the creditors’ meeting at the Gresham Hotel. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The first meeting of the five-person committee of inspection that will oversee the interests of creditors in the liquidation of OCS Operations, the tr(...)

KPMG, the liquidator to Clerys’ operating company OCS Operations, is due to hold a meeting of creditors today to appoint a committee of inspection to oversee the liquidation

Lorraine Sweeney, whose LS Catering company owned the cafes at Clerys, says she is preparing legal action against several parties involved in the rece(...)

Shortly after a 2009 row over a €1m bonus, INBS confirmed it had put in place a €27.6m pension fund for Michael Fingleton, which he managed and had been transferred out of the financial institution in January 2007. Photograph: The Irish Times

Michael Fingleton, or “Fingers” as he was often known, was one of the best-known chief executives in Irish business for almost four decades. He ran Ir(...)

The Roundabout: sold for in excess of €750,000

Agents CBRE have confirmed the sale of two Dublin bars, The Roundabout in Artane and O’Dwyer’s in Kilmacud. The Roundabout, sold on behalf of Moran I(...)

Little Nellie, seen in this illustration, suffered from TB and was placed in the care of the nuns at the Good Shepherd Convent in 1907

The Bishop of Cork hopes the body of a five-year-old girl who died more than 100 years ago can be exhumed to allow people to pray at her graveside. Bi(...)

Janis Heather and Paul Toner of KPMG: the concern about new skills gaps  could create opportunities for Irish expatriates to return home

The emergence of new skills gaps is occupying the minds of business leaders at home and abroad, according to the latest KPMG Global CEO Outlook Survey(...)

Royal Bank of Scotland experienced its second technology glitch in six weeks on Friday, leaving customers unable to access their online and mobile accounts. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Banks must “adapt or die” in the digital world to meet the surging demand for mobile banking with the number of mobile customers set to jump to more t(...)

Grant Thornton managing partner Paul McCann said that the merger will “serve to increase competition within the larger Irish firms, particularly in the areas of audit and taxation, as well as the growing market for corporate finance advisory services”. Photograph: Patrick O’Leary

Accountants Grant Thornton and RSM Farrell Grant Sparks are set to merge in a link-up that will see them threaten the profession’s dominant big four. (...)