Documents show HSBC’s Swiss branch held almost $45 million for 88 people with Irish addresses.. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg News

The Dáil’s Committee of Public Accounts wants to question British bank HSBC about reports that it aided wealthy Irish citizens evade tax, according to(...)

Rob Wright, a former Canadian secretary general of finance, addressing the banking inquiry this morning.

Click here for live blog coverage.A former Canadian government official who authored a report on the Department of Finance in 2010 told the banking in(...)

The banking inquiry got underway yesterday. Former Canadian secretary general of finance Rob Wright will appear at it today.

Good morning “Patient” is the new buzzword for the US Federal Reserve in describing its approach to raising interest rates, harking back to lan(...)

Some 90 per cent of the €6.8 billion in State money could end up being invested exclusively in Dublin, says Waterford TD  John Deasy. Photograph:  Patrick Browne

Fine Gael backbencher John Deasy has accused the Government of ignoring regional development.He said the distribution of investment across the State (...)

Mattie McGrath: “good riddance to bad rubbish”.  Photograph: David Sleator

Independent TD Mattie McGrath told the Dáil he did not have “a shred of sorrow” for former minister for justice Alan Shatter.“He did not respect An G(...)

Mission accomplished?

The imminent departure of John Moran as secretary general of the Department of Finance is the second early resignation from a key position in the publ(...)

National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street, Dublin, was among hospitals health committee sought to investigate

The Oireachtas health committee has been told it cannot investigate voluntary (...)

Frank Flannery and Angela Kerins  each told the 
PAC
committee yesterday that they will not go to its hearing today on Rehab’s affairs, the second in less than two months.

The Dáil Public Accounts Committee last night dismissed a challenge to its right to examine t(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter failed to satisfy his critics in the Dáil yesterday but, in view of his handling of a succession of Garda con(...)

Controversy over the penalty points system has some way to run. A damning report by the Garda Inspectorate discovered widespread abuse of the f(...)