Former minister of State at the Department  of Finance Michael D’Arcy resigned from the Seanad to take up the post. File photograph: The Irish Times

Targeting the Government and regulators was a core responsibility of the financial services role ultimately taken up by former minister of State Micha(...)

Taosieach Micheál Martin said he was not at all happy that former ministers ‘would be taking up positions’ in the area they had responsibility for ‘immediately after or within months of having left office’. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath is to review the legislation covering the remit of the Standards in Public Office (Sipo) Co(...)

Publicly available returns show that Micahel D’Arcy was lobbied directly by the IAIM in 2017.

A review of legislation governing the Standards in Public Office Commission (Sipo) is to be carried out in the wake of Michael D’Arcy case, the Taoise(...)

Michael D’Arcy  will have to await a decision from SIPO on whether his move breaches the terms of the legislation. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The controversy over former junior minister Michael D’Arcy taking up the job of chief executive of the Irish Association of Investment Managers (IAIM)(...)

Corporate governance and corporate Ireland are often uncomfortable bedfellows. Photograph: iStock

The Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather fight has finally been set for Saturday, August 26th. Yet three days before this a battle almost as intriguing for(...)