Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has refused to return to Ireland to appear before the banking inquiry. File photograph: Josh Reynolds for The Irish Times

The Oireachtas banking inquiry has been advised it should not hear evidence from David Drumm because it would allow him to have an advantage over t(...)

There are question marks over how the Houses of the Oireachtas Service has handled the allegations about the banking inquiry. Photograph: Alan Betson

After seven months of trundling along, the Oireachtas banking inquiry has captured headlines for the all the wrong reasons in the past 10 days. It em(...)

File photograph of  a Houses of the Oireachtas commission room. File photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times

The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry whistleblower has called for a “full independent” investigation to be held into their allegations of improper behavi(...)

The 82-page document submitted by the whistleblower claims preferential treatment was given to the Central Bank. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A senior counsel has been appointed to investigate allegations of wrongdoing at the Oireachtas banking inquiry. Senan Allen has been asked by the cler(...)

Fianna Fáil Senator Marc MacSharry:  took a strong line on the whistleblower issue and called for an independent investigation. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

This will be week 26 of the Oireachtas banking inquiry but the recent allegations made by a whistleblower raise questions as to whether it will now(...)

Banking inquiry: The whistleblower also alleges preferential treatment was extended to the Central Bank among others. Photograph: Getty Images

A whistleblower has alleged investigators at the banking inquiry dined with a participant a few days before its representatives appeared before the(...)

 Bertie Ahern: he wasn’t the only one giving colourful evidence this week. Photograph:

It was an eventful week at the Oireachtas banking inquiry and it didn’t all revolve around Bertie Ahern’s colourful evidence. Anglo Irish Bank’s ex-f(...)

Tony O’Malley, chief executive of Fujitsu Ireland, says the   Army exposes you to people management at an early stage.

Running a technology services company may not seem like it has much in common with being in the Irish Army, but for Fujitsu Ireland’s new chief execut(...)

 Denis O’Brien. File Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Denis O’Brien’s legal action over speeches made in the Dail in relation to his banking affairs with Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) has been (...)

 VHI has been given an extra month by Minister for Health Leo Varadkar to raise the capital necessary to complete its switch to being a regulated non-life insurer as per an EU ruling in 2011. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

State-owned health insurance group VHI has been given an extra month by the Government to raise the capital necessary to complete its switch to being(...)