The former Anglo Irish Bank on St Stephen’s Green, Dublin: The Quinn family  claims Anglo Irish lent it billions of euro illegally in 2008 to shore up its investment in the bank. Photograph: Frank Miller

A firm holding the riskiest debt in Anglo Irish Bank has given up a long-fought battle to recover some of the £300 million (€337 million) owed by the (...)

Brian Hayes: says the time is “ripe” for the Government to “proactively engage in climate-friendly initiatives” such as green bonds

Irish MEP Brian Hayes has called on the Government to follow the example of France and Poland by issuing sovereign green bonds to help finance renewab(...)