Bolands Mills: being redeveloped by Nama to the tune of €150 million. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

I was sitting at Grand Canal Dock the other day, past the wall people used to write on in honour of U2, which is now covered with hoarding for whateve(...)

Prof Alan Barrett will chair next week’s National Economic Dialogue. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

The incoming director of the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), Prof Alan Barrett, will chair next week’s National Economic Dialogue as t(...)

Lanyon Plaza, one of the larger assets in the portfolio

The very first meeting between a Northern Ireland Minister and his Irish counterpart in Dublin to discuss the banking crisis set the scene for how the(...)

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen speaks to the media as he arrives for his appearance before the Oireachtas banking inquiry at Leinster House on Thursday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Anglo Irish Bank was going down the tubes. Alarm bells were going off everywhere. But it wasn’t Brian Cowen’s job to keep a watchful eye on wha(...)

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen arriving for the banking inquiry at Leinster House on Thursday.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen has said he did not consider a 15 per cent decline in the share price of Anglo Irish Bank on St Patrick’s Day 2008 to be (...)

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen speaks to reporters outside the Dáil this morning where he is appearing before the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 3:51

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen has told the banking inquiry that he is happy with the measures he took as minister for finance prior to the banking cris(...)

Former minister for Finance Charlie McCreevy giving evidence at the banking inquiry on Wednesday. 2:50

The Oireachtas banking inquiry was forced to adjourn its hearing with Mr McCreevy at 3.3pm after he refused on a number of occasions to directly answe(...)

Michael Noonan was also asked about staff shortages within the unit of the Central Bank that supervised the insurance sector. Photograph:  Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images

Just more than €1 billion of taxable income was sheltered from tax through the use of various property reliefs, Minister for Finance Michael Noona(...)

It is understood  former taoiseach Brian  Cowen, who is to appear before the Banking Inquiry on Thursday, will say he held a private meeting with  then minister for finance Brian Lenihan on the night of September 29th, 2008. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen is to confirm he overruled Brian Lenihan on the night of the bank guarantee in 2008. It is understood that Mr Cowen, who(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Dara Calleary. Mr Calleary criticised the Government position on minimum wage during a debate on the low pay commission bill. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A Department of Finance submission to the commission on low pay has warned of “serious risks” in increasing the national minimum wage, the Dáil has he(...)