Vasile  Circu with his partner Doina and their children; with fellow tenants Ioan Bataraga, Mohair Bataraga, Irina Ucaciu, Firuca Puscas and Ion Mihali at their home, 31 Richmond Avenue. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

An asset management company is seeking the imprisonment of 19 adults because they will not leave their rented homes in north Dublin. In a case due b(...)

A KBC Bank branch in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

When the European Commission ordered Belgian financial giant KBC Group in late 2009 to sell a number of businesses and shrink its balance sheet as pen(...)

KBC has about 1,300 employees and 12 branches, or hubs, in the Republic. File photograph: The Irish Times

Belgian financial services giant KBC Group is poised to release about €1 billion of expensive capital tied up in its Irish operation as it sells its l(...)

It became clear in recent months to KBC Group that its Irish unit was going to be reduced to being even more of a bit player in a consolidating market. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

So, we now know why Bank of Ireland boss Francesca McDonagh was keeping a low profile while rivals in AIB and Permanent TSB donned the green jersey in(...)

KBC Group is planning to quit the Republic after more than four decades. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Belgian financial giant KBC Group is planning to quit the Republic after more than four decades and is in advanced talks to sell its performing loans (...)

The mortgage lender, part of the Belgium-based KBC Group, admitted to 12 regulatory breaches in the investigation. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

KBC Bank Ireland has been fined €18.3 million by the Central Bank for its role in the State’s tracker mortgage scandal, which saw the lender devise a (...)

Peter Roebben, chief executive of KBC Bank Ireland at the bank’s offices on Sandwith Street, Dublin. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Peter Roebben, a lifer with Belgian financial giant KBC Group who was dispatched in April last year to run its Irish unit, wants to clear something up(...)