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(...)

Taxpayers committed €29.3 billion to Anglo and €5.4 billion to INBS during the financial crisis, and face a minimal recovery on this, if anything. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A group of Anglo Irish Bank junior bondholders, who resisted attempts to make them share the failed lender’s losses, are set to recoup all that they a(...)

Patrick Honohan: The then Central Bank governor told Department of Finance officials in 2015 there was a “moral case”  to find a way to prevent Anglo junior bondholders recovering anything.

The Attorney General’s Office warned the Government it could not prevent a likely repayment of almost €270 million owed to a group of junior bondholde(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Central Bank governor Philip Lane noted that there were no “structural barriers” to entry into the Irish banking market for foreign institutions. Photograph: MARISCAL/EPA

Unification of Europe’s banking system would create an opportunity for more foreign banks to enter the Irish market and allow for a reduction in inter(...)

Brian Cowen. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Brian Cowen Former taoiseach Brian Cowen retired from politics in February 2011, having served as leader since May 2008. The Co Offaly politician, (...)

Former governor of the Central Bank Patrick Honohan: “Although there were better options than the blanket guarantee, none of them would have saved anything like all of the €35bn  or so that those banks cost us.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A month into the job as minister for finance, Brian Lenihan arranged in June 2008 to meet Trinity College Dublin economics professor Patrick Honohan. (...)

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