Central Bank of Ireland building. When IBRC was put into liquidation 2013, the State handed over government bonds to the Central Bank to replace the emergency loans. Photograph: Alan Betson

Being the lender of last resort during the financial crisis has, without doubt, been the Central Bank of Ireland’s most profitable work. Ever. Last (...)

QIL was set up in 1996 by businessman Seán Quinn and went into administration in early 2010. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh

A Central Bank inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches at Quinn Insurance Limited (QIL)will commence public hearings next week. The company collapsed(...)

The liquidators conceded that a small group of Anglo Irish Bank junior bondholders will recover the €270 million they are owed. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Government forecasts that it will receive a further €100 million next year from the remains of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC), as the co(...)

Analysing its fall from grace, Fiona Walsh explains how the antics of Sports Direct’s Mike Ashley made a bad situation even worse for Debenhams, arguing that his headline grabbing shenanigans are not so amusing when jobs are involved

Economic growth in the Republic of Ireland is expected to decline this year and next, according to a new forecast from the IMF. It warned that global (...)

Former INBS chief executive Michael Fingleton and former chairman  Michael Walsh: ‘There was a lot of lending in January 2008.’  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Irish Nationwide Building Society (INBS) continued lending as the financial crisis deepened in 2008 despite a board decision to stop, former chairman (...)

Irish banks must hold as much as three times the amount of capital reserves against mortgages as the European average, due to the loan arrears crisis after the crash. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Non-bank lenders offer the greatest hope of driving down Irish mortgage rates, as the State’s banks – charging well above the European average – must (...)

Denis Casey pictured in 2016. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

After former Irish Life and Permanent chief executive Denis Casey lost his appeal against his conviction in the Supreme Court on Thursday, we profile (...)

The case opened in the High Court on Tuesday before Mr Justice Tony O’Connor. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A British businessman has challenged Irish Bank Resolution Corporation’s refusal to recognise a judgment for £113 million (€128 million) obtained by h(...)

Foxtons, which had been a symbol of the British capital’s property boom, closed six of its branches last year. Photograph: iStock

London-focussed estate agent Foxtons on Wednesday said it expected an 80 per cent drop in 2018 adjusted core earnings, hit by a fall in sales volumes (...)

Bernard Byrne’s decision in October to hand in his notice have all but killed off any prospects of Paschal Donohoe approaching the market with more AIB shares any time soon

A decade after Irish banks threatened the solvency of the State, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe could be forgiven for still not wanting to liste(...)

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