The then minister for finance, Brian Lenihan, during a  press conference at Government Buildings in September 2008 where he said the government had decided to guarantee all deposits in Irish banks. Photograph. Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland.

Two hundred and eighty words. That is how long the government’s blanket guarantee for the State’s banks was when it was published at around 6.45am on (...)

 Anglo-Irish bank Headquarters on St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Seamus Murphy was something of a maverick in Dublin’s small stockbroking community in late 2006 when he suddenly turned negative on Irish banks. That(...)

 Anglo Irish Bank signage being taken down:  242-page report details failings in EY’s work on Anglo’s 2008 financial accounts. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh

In December 2008, after more than a year of firefighting on a number of fronts, Anglo Irish Bank’s chairman, Sean FitzPatrick, and its chief executive(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick. The accounting treatment of his personal loans with the failed bank formed part of an investigation into audit work carried out by EY at Anglo. Photograph: Court Collins

Serious failings and professional incompetence were alleged in an unpublished report compiled by a former comptroller and auditor general into element(...)

Johnson Hana founder Dan Fox. Photograph

Howth, Co Dublin-based legal services disrupter Johnson Hana has appointed former senior banker David Went and ex-Tesco Ireland chief executive Tony K(...)

David Drumm outside the Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Professional disciplinary tribunals into former Anglo Irish Bank executives and the work of the lender’s one-time auditor, EY, are set to resume follo(...)

Once you become an executor to a person’s estate, you are answerable for life for any actions taken as executor.

I have discovered that I inherited shares in August 2000 which have never been passed over to me, nor have I ever been given the share dividends by th(...)

The Central Bank has been granted access to the transcripts and exhibits in the recent trial of former Anglo Irish Bank CEO David Drumm.

S The Central Bank has been granted access to the transcripts and exhibits in the recent trial of former Anglo Irish Bank CEO David Drumm. The app(...)

Former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank David Drumm arriving for his sentencing hearing in June. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Central Bank is seeking transcripts from the recent trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm for an investigation into the fit(...)

Michael Fingleton arriving at the Irish Nationwide inquiry at Blackhall Place. The former chief executive told the inquiry that September was his “holiday month”. File photograph: Alan Betson

German banking group Hypo Real Estate was one of the first to contact Michael Fingleton when the long-time Irish Nationwide Building Society (INBS) ch(...)

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