Sixty families have been told to leave their homes in Tyrrelstown in Dublin after the houses were sold to a Goldman Sachs vulture fund. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

Vulture fund – that sounds mean. They certainly can be. In recent years, private equity firms and hedge funds have bought up hundreds of millions of e(...)

Sarah Newman, former boss of Needahotel.com, was due to be cross-examined in the Commercial Court. Photograph: Frank Miller/Irish Times

Businesswoman and former Dragons’ Den panellist, Sarah Newman, sold all her assets in a bid to pay off creditors ahead of being declared bankrupt. (...)

Annual house price growth accelerated to a 10-month high in February, Nationwide Building Society has reported. The average UK house price stood at (...)

Independent TD Joan Collins is appealing against a three judge High Court’s rejection of her challenge to the issuing of some €31bn promissory notes to Anglo, Irish Nationwide Building Society and Educational Building Society.

A law enacted at the height of the financial crisis in 2008 gave the Minister for Finance power to give financial support to credit institutions and t(...)

Patrick Neary: the then financial regulator accepted the bank guarantee was a ‘throw of the dice’. Photograph: David Sleator

Anglo Irish Bank executives still believed after the 2008 bank guarantee that it would be Ireland’s most profitable bank – just two months before it w(...)

Mick Wallace is facing an application in the Commercial Court for a €2 million summary judgment from the Promontoria (Aran) Ltd fund. Photograph: Eric Luke

A former government minister and an entire Dáil committee are among the names featuring in the Four Courts lists in the opening law term of 2016. W(...)

 Ajai Chopra: “We didn’t win that battle, but let me put it this way: the ECB wanted something that was much, much more harsh than what was finally agreed.” Photograph by Matt Kavanagh   15/04/2011                -  News  -At the European Commission (EU), European Central Bank (ECB), and International Monetary Fund (IMF) presentation of the first quarterly review of the government's economic programme in Dublin. -  Ajai Chopra Deputy Director at the European Department of the International Monetary Fund.    Photograph by Matt Kavanagh FILE IMAGES...

Five years after the Irish bailout negotiations, Ajai Chopra, the man who became the public face of the financial fix-it team sent to Dublin, sits in (...)

Michael Fingleton, along with several other former officers of INBS, is the subject of a Central Bank inquiry due to begin hearings next year. Photograph:  Eric Luke / The Irish Times

An application by former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive Michael Fingleton for a stay on a Central Bank inquiry from proceeding has (...)

Central Bank building in Dublin. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Central Bank was aware of a property bubble from early 2004, a former employee has claimed. In a written statement to the Oireachtas banking inqui(...)

The Central Bank  says there is a strong public interest that it inquires into allegations that certain prescribed contraventions were committed by INBS.

The inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches at Irish Nationwide Building Society by the Central Bank not only enjoys the “presumption of constitution(...)