KBC Group CEO Johan Thijs: ‘What is still an annoying thing is all the tracker mortgage stuff and, honestly, we would recommend to Central Bank of Ireland: come on, guys, turn the page.’ Photograph:  Brenda Fitzsimons

The dreaded B-word hovered malevolently over the banking sector, like most areas of Irish economic and political life, in 2019. Fears over the impact(...)

Dublin Bay South TD Kate O’Connell told a meeting of the Fine Gael parliamentary party that ordinary Irish people were not seeing changes in their insurance premiums despite promised action by the Government. Photograph: Eric Luke

A Fine Gael TD has told a private party meeting that ordinary Irish people are not seeing a change in their insurance premiums despite promised actio(...)

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The Chief Justice, Mr Justice Frank Clarke, said on Tuesday that he has identified members for a committee that would set guidelines for personal inju(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan during a symposium on defamation law reform, at the Royal Irish Academy,  Dublin, on Thursday.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Removing juries from determining defamation cases and the size of awards was among the proposals suggested at a Department of Justice conference to co(...)

EY in the US settled two major claims against it relating to its audits of Lehman Brothers within five years of its 2010 collapse. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Many years ago I worked in Dublin for a trade publisher called Lafferty, which specialised in producing newsletters for the financial and professional(...)

Quinn Insurance:  Administrators allege breach of contract and breach of duty in PwC’s auditing. PwC denies the claims.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The administrators of Quinn Insurance expect the long-awaited court hearing of their €900 million action against PwC, the failed insurer’s auditor, to(...)

In spite of bank denials, some 3,000 cases of tracker mortgage overcharging were identified before the scandal forced Government action in 2017. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Twenty years ago, the Irish banking system systematically encouraged wealthy customers to evade Dirt tax and break the law by establishing offshore ac(...)

The Irish Banking Culture Board’s chairman Mr Justice John Hedigan.

The chairman of the new Irish Banking Culture Board has said he remains sceptical, but optimistic, that the State’s banks are committed to improving h(...)

Mourners at the funeral of Eileen Battersby in Drogheda at St Peter’s Church, Drogheda, Co Louth.  Photograph: Donall Farmer

Literary critic, author and journalist Eileen Battersby was a “brilliant”, “beguiling”, “beautiful”, “courageous”, “dynamic” romantic who lived by her(...)

Two of the cofounders of publicly quoted Cairn Homes, Michael and Kevin Stanley. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Two cofounders of publicly quoted Cairn Homes, Michael and Kevin Stanley, and their three brothers have won an appeal against a 2015 High Court ruling(...)

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