The IBRC offices in 2013 at Connaught House on Burlington Road.

A group of Anglo Irish Bank junior bondholders, who rebuffed attempts to make them share the failed lender’s losses, are now set to recover all of the(...)

Incoming AIB chief executive Colin Hunt: Former political adviser will not there is little will to improve bankers’ pay. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

As a former Government adviser, AIB’s incoming chief executive Colin Hunt shouldn’t need to have the political landscape explained to him when it come(...)

Former  taoiseach Brian Cowen’s government had to pump capital into Anglo Irish Bank as its bad loans soared following the property crash. Taxpayers committed €29.3 billion  by the end of 2010.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The special liquidators of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC), the entity that absorbed failed lenders Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Nationwide Bui(...)

Colin Hunt is a former chief economist at Goodbody Stockbrokers, and  also previously worked as special adviser to former ministers for finance and transport.

AIB has picked internal candidate Colin Hunt as its next chief executive, succeeding Bernard Byrne, who announced in October he was quitting to join s(...)

Public Accounts Committee chairman Seán Fleming said the State was missing out on significant additional resources because of the amount of tax that remained under appeal. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

Three large corporation tax bills, worth more than €100 million each, have yet to be collected by Revenue because of a backlog of appeals at the Tax A(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin:  will decide his next move after his negotiating team report back to him on progress of talks to date. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil negotiators may formally report back to party leader Micheál Martin as early as Thursday on talks with Fine Gael on the future of the arra(...)

A disorderly or no-deal Brexit with the imposition of World Trade Organisation tariffs raises the prospect of sharp increases in costs for Irish importers. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

The impact of Brexit on the Irish economy is likely to be more keenly felt on the import side with new figures showing the UK was Republic’s biggest i(...)

Leader of Fianna Fáil, Micheál Martin, is pictured with Anne Rabbitte TD, Fiona O’Loughlin TD and  Senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee at the party Think-in in Malahide on September 11th. Mr Martin has been keen for a retrospective review of the confidence and supply agreement  Photograph: Conor McCabe

Fianna Fáil is to push the Government on what it says is slow progress on using credit union funds to help tackle the housing crisis, as the party pre(...)

The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, hosting a Financial Stability Report news conference at the Bank of England in London on  November 28th.  Photograph:   Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via Reuters

The current rule of thumb is that if UK gross domestic product (GDP) falls by 1 per cent, Irish GDP contracts by between 0.3 and 0.8 of a percentage p(...)

  Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: adamant that   Government spending will only rise by 4 per cent in 2019. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

At the height of the financial crisis in 2009, the State was spending €23 billion more than it was taking in by way of taxes and other income. That am(...)

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