Patrick Honohan, governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, arriving at the Banking Inquiry at Leinster House, Dublin, June 25th, 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A senior European official warned that Ireland could be a Lehman Brothers moment for Europe, the banking inquiry was told on Thursday. It was a refere(...)

Finance official Kevin Cardiff. Mr Cardiff has submitted a report to the Oireachtas banking inquiry containing his assessment of the events surrounding the bank guarantee and bailout. Photograph: Courtpix

Kevin Cardiff’s submission to the Oireachtas banking inquiry brings a new perspective to the turmoil which brought Ireland’s banks and then the State (...)

Independent TD Catherine Murphy. Ms Murphy sparked an incident earlier this week when, using Dáil privilege,  she said had received information that businessman Denis O’Brien was paying a rate of about 1.25 per cent on his massive loans from IBRC and that this rate represented a ‘subsidy’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The bruising encounter between the Oireachtas, parts of the media and billionaire businessman Denis O’Brien over the past three weeks has shifted the (...)

Sean Fitzpatrick leaving the Central Criminal Court. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The jury has been discharged in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick over the alleged failure to disclose millions of eur(...)

Mary Burke, head of banking supervision in the Central Bank from 2006-2008, appearing at the Banking Inquiry on May 27th, 2015. Photograph: Oireachtas TV

Mary Burke, who was head of banking supervision in the Central Bank from 2006-2008, admitted the level of banking regulation during the period was not(...)

Jurors in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick have been told that legal arguments are still ongoing. Photograph: Courts Collins

Jurors in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick have been told that legal arguments are still ongoing and that they must retu(...)

 Seán Dunne and his wife Gayle Killilea at their home in Ballsbridge back in 2008. Photograph: Derek Speirs

Property developer Sean Dunne thought that by filing for bankruptcy in his new home in the United States in March 2013, he was preempting Ulster Bank’(...)

Values rose 1 per cent from March, when they grew 0.1 per cent, Nationwide Building Society said in a statement on Wednesday. Pictue: Irish Times.

UK house prices rose the most since June last month, overcoming potential uncertainty before the general election, Nationwide Building Society said. V(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan Fine Gael  said he would seek to address the possibility of conflicts of interest by firms including Siteserv which are  involved in around 30 transactions  (including the sale of Siteserv) which are  to be reviewed. Photograph: The Irish Times

Accountancy firm KPMG will have to be at “arms length” from the inquiry into the controversial Siteserv sale should any conflict of interest arise in (...)

Former IBRC chief executive Mike Aynsley has claimed his reputation has been damaged following the release of redacted documents by the Department of Finance relating to the sale of Siteserv.

Redactions to documents released under the Freedom of Information appeared to have been designed to damage the reputation of former IBRC chief executi(...)