Catherine Murphy: her comments in the Dáil were published on the Oireachtas website. Photograph: Alan Betson

Houses of the Oireachtas sources claim Independent TD Catherine Murphy did not abuse Dáil rules or privilege when making comments about businessman D(...)

Denis  O’Brien secured an injunction preventing RTÉ from broadcasting a report on the substance of the subject at the centre of Independent TD Catherine Murphy’s comments. That order was also directed at any person or media outlet on notice of it, including The Irish Times. Photograph: The Irish Times

The media’s right to publish statements made in the Dáil will be tested in the courts as senior members of Government and Opposition defended the use (...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien. File photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Dáil will not sit again until Tuesday week despite opposition demands that it be recalled in the wake controversy surrounding TD Catherine Murphy’(...)

British Airways and Aer Lingus jets pass each other at Dublin airport. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

It took longer than it ever imagined, but International Consolidated Airlines Group finally won the Government over to its €1.4 billion bid for Aer Li(...)

Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan: ‘If people were more active in the switching market, it might keep banks on their toes and we would encourage that.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

As many as 15,000 holders of standard variable-rate (SVR) mortgages could see their repayments fall by more than €1,000 a year simply by switching (...)

Lawyers acting on  behalf of Denis O’Brien claimed  details spoken about in the Dáil were covered by an existing temporary injunction that Mr O’Brien succeeded in getting after High Court proceedings. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Independent TD Catherine Murphy has made new claims in the Dáil about businessman Denis O’Brien’s banking arrangements with IBRC, formerly Anglo Irish(...)

The former financial regulator Patrick Neary did not believe that any of the domestic Irish banks were insolvent on the night of the bank guarantee in September 29th 2008. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times. 2:43

The former financial regulator Patrick Neary did not believe that any of the domestic Irish banks were insolvent on the night of the bank guarantee in(...)

Chairman of the PAC John McGuinness said it was extraordinary that families were being forced to sleep in hotels after leaving rental accommodation. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A report by the Comptroller and Auditor General discovered “significant issues” with internal fraud measures in two social welfare offices in 2013, an(...)

Patrick Neary, who was chief executive of the Irish Financial Services Regulatory Authority, told the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry on Thursday afternoon that when he became aware of the promotional materials they were discontinued. Photograph: Getty Images.

The former financial regulator has said the production of golf balls featuring the logo of the financial regulator was a “mistake”. Patrick Neary, wh(...)

The former financial regulator, Patrick Neary, has said “sorry” for not taking sufficient measures to prevent the banking collapse in Ireland in late 2008. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times. 2:43

The former financial regulator has said he regretted that the regulatory system within which he was working had failed. Patrick Neary, who was chief e(...)