Former taoiseach Brian Cowen arriving at Leinster House for his appearance at the Banking Inquiry, July 2nd, 2015. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

(...) and Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty – oftentimes requiring chairman Ciarán Lynch to step in and separate(...)

Former taoiseach and minister for finance Brian Cowen appearing at the Banking Inquiry on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015. Photograph: Oireachtas TV

The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) was instructed by Brian Cowen to deposit money with Irish banks in late 2007 and early 2008, it emerged(...)

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen at Leinster House. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

SARAH BARDON Fianna Fáil paid a heavy price for the banking crash and subsequent austerity but it was the right thing to do, the former taoiseach Bria(...)

The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry has told another two former Anglo Irish Bank executives that they must appear before the committee to answer questions (...)

Brian Cowen at the Dáil this morning before Thursday’s banking inquiry hearing. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 3:51

1. He’s very sorry for the austerity that followed the economic crash in 2008. “I am sorry that the policies we felt necessary to put in place in resp(...)

In a dramatic turn on Wednesday,   the Banking Inquiry  adjourned to take legal advice after Charlie  McCreevy sidestepped Pearse  Doherty’s question on five occasions about whether Ireland had experienced a property bubble. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

(...) break it today,” he told inquiry members. When they returned, chairman Ciarán Lynch reminded Mr McCreevy(...)

IPO document says: “Digicel is in the process of evolving from a pure mobile telecommunications company into a leading total communications and entertainment provider”

(...) investors they will get a good return for their money. Let the game begin. Twitter: @CiaranHancock1(...)

Former chair of Anglo Irish Bank Seán FitzPatrick. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...) department, and Charlie McCreevy, who was minister for finance from 1997 to 2004. Inquiry chairman Ciarán(...)

Former concession holders are considering a High Court court move next week to block the appointment of KPMG as liquidators. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Some 12 former concession holders of the now closed Clerys department store in Dublin are considering an application to the High Court next week to b(...)

 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(...)