Peter Rossiter, a chartered accountant who was a banker in Citibank until 2009 has been appointed senior investigator on an interim basis. The position, when  filled,will attract an annual salary of €172,710.

The top four investigators working on the banking inquiry will be paid €566,119 over 12 months .Peter Rossiter, a chartered accountant who was a banke(...)

Former chief inspector of the Garda Inspectorate Kathleen O’Toole was a member of the review group into the Department of Justice

The high-powered expert group which carried out the review of the Department of Justice was composed of individuals with wide-ranging experience acros(...)

2Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald pictured at a press conference today after the publication of the Report of the Independent Review Group on the Department of Justice. Photograph: Aidan Crawley.

A review of the Department of Justice has found a “closed, secretive” culture and recommends a “programme for fundamental and sustained organisational(...)

Laser cards were introduced in 1996 but have since been replaced by Visa debit and Mastercard.

Laser cards will cease to operate from this Friday, February 28th following the completion of the transition to Visa and MasterCard debit cards. (...)

Avine McNally, Acting director, Small Firms Association

The recent extension of the deadline for companies to get their houses in order regarding SEPA means firms will have longer to prepare for the new (...)

Clerys clock on Dublin’s O’Connell Street. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Customers of a further eight companies including Clery’s, Centra, Postbank and PigsBack have had their personal information stolen in the data breach (...)

A reader was told by an auto parts shop that €15 was the  minimum debit-card transaction they would put through

Shopper concerned about safety of witches’ hatsA reader from Cork bought witches’ hats in Lidl recently for a birthday party, at €1.49 each. As the ch(...)

Criminals are placing a device on ATM machines which traps the user’s card in the slot.  The criminal then swaps it for a fake card after offering to retrieve it.  Photograph: Getty

More than €30,000 has been stolen in the past week through an ATM scam, according to the Irish Payment Services Organisation (IPSO). The IPSO today wa(...)

A review of the State’s payments clearing process, ordered after a technical glitch hit thousands of Ulster Bank customers last summer, has recommended a number of improvements. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

A review of payment processing systems used by the State’s banks, ordered after issues at Ulster Bank affected tens of thousands of customers(...)