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According to former IBRC chief executive, Mike Aynsley, the inquiry’s spiralling legal costs could leave taxpayers with a €100 million bill once the commission has finished its work.

Taxpayers face a potential €100 million bill for the investigation of the sale of building services group Siteserv to a Denis O’Brien-owned company, a(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the Dáil the estimate of between €20 million and €25 million for the cost of operating the commission of investigation into IBRC was “tentative”. Photograph: Reuters

The cost of the operation of the commission of investigation into Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) is now estimated at between €20 million and(...)

The aviation industry is forecasting a global shortage of more than 600,000 maintenance engineers over the next 10 years.

A Shannon-based aviation training institute which has grown out of the firm formerly known as Tranaero, has announced plans to train more than 2,000 a(...)

Colm Keaveney:  he was  a somewhat nervous speaker in the Dáil

In the spring of 2016, Colm Keaveney’s options were running out.The Galway East TD lost his seat in the February 2016 general election, and was out of(...)

Post-truth drove into our lives in the shape of the Brexit bus and its claim that the UK could save £350 million a week through cutting contributions to the EU budget after Brexit. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Fake news, having made our acquaintance in 2016 with the election of President Trump, had another big year. The people in Collins dictionary named it (...)

An inquiry into the sale of Siteserv to a company controlled by businessman Denis O’Brien has received a one-year extension to report on the deal, as (...)

Declan Ganley:  Denis O’Brien claims the Galway-based telecoms businessman is the man behind a  dossier at the heart of his legal action against Red Flag Consulting.  Photograph: Getty Images

Denis O’Brien has breathed new life into his legal action against Red Flag Consulting by claiming that Declan Ganley, a Galway-based telecoms business(...)

Denis O’Brien leaving the Four Courts last year. Photograph: Alan Betson

The commission set up to investigate transactions involving Irish Banking Resolution Corporation (IBRC) has secured a High Court injunction, on consen(...)

This is arguably the most difficult single moment an independent Irish government has ever faced. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The irony of the current political crisis is that it has been hard to solve because the usual solution is already in place. The problem with the saga(...)

Catherine Murphy, concerned commission  ‘deviating from the role originally envisaged for it’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Cregan commission investigating a number of controversial transactions by the Irish Banking Resolution Corporation (IBRC) is to be given an extens(...)

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