The bank’s impairment charges reduced in the trading period to €168 million from €444 million for the first half of last year

Bank of Ireland’s pre-tax profit increased to €725 million in the first six months of this year compared with €399 million for the same period of 2(...)

Former director of Anglo Irish Bank Fintan Drury. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

There was a delay of more than three hours but Fintan Drury’s evidence was worth waiting for when it was finally delivered. He was the first former di(...)

Financier Dermot Desmond has a stake in the business, which focuses its activities on environmental services and plastics together with an investment portfolio. Photograph: Joe St Leger

Irish diversified investment group One51 has received a takeover approach that values the business at €1.80 a share. The opening price offered represe(...)

Alan Dukes, former chairman of the IBRC. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The board and management of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) might have achieved a “better return” for the State had the institution been a(...)

Fintan Drury giving evidence at the Oireachtas banking inquiry on Thursday

Former non-executive director Fintan Drury has denied any banking issues were discussed at an Anglo Irish Bank board dinner. Speaking at the Oireacht(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank non-executive director Fintan Drury who is  to give evidence to the banking inquiry.

The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry has decided to suspend the publication of the witness statement of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm (...)

Fintan Drury will tell the committee Anglo’s board acted appropriately when it learned of the large stake Seán Quinn had built in the institution up to 2008. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The board of Anglo Irish Bank told the financial regulator about Seán Quinn’s large shareholding in the institution as soon as it became aware of it, (...)

Former non-executive director of the EBS Building Society Ethna Tinney.

The Government’s decision to issue a blanket bank guarantee in September 2008 was “indefensible”, according to Ethna Tinney, a former non-executive di(...)

The Banking inquiry has accepted the direction of the DPP and agreed not to publish the written statement of former Anglo  chief David Drumm

The Banking inquiry has accepted the direction of the DPP and agreed not to publish the written statement of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive D(...)

Former finance director at EBS Alan Merriman

EBS Building Society was fighting for its survival as far back as 2005, according to its former finance director Alan Merriman. He told the Oireachta(...)