David Gantly

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During his trial David Drumm became animated when a stockbroker talked about loan-to-deposit ratios. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Twenty-six of the witnesses during David Drumm’s 16-week trial were former employees of Anglo Irish Bank, hailing from both the treasury and the lendi(...)

 Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive  David Drumm:  charged with conspiracy to defraud. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

A banker at Irish Life and Permanent said his ears pricked up on overhearing dealers discussing “doing several billion with Anglo” in September 2008. (...)

Course selection can come down to running your options through a process of elimination.  Photograph: iStockphoto

Career guidance teachers have all sorts of tools and techniques to help young people figure out what they want to do after college. But what about sta(...)

 John Bowe: told Anglo chairman Seán FitzPatrick that “we have a big funny with Permo”. Photopraph:  Collins Courts

John Bowe studied accounting and finance in Dublin City University until 1986. He joined Standard Chartered Bank (Ireland) Ltd as a graduate trainee. (...)

The longest trial in Irish criminal history centred on a €7.2 billion transaction between Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Life & Permanent

There was no commercial substance to a series of transactions in September 2008 between Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Life & Permanent and their only(...)

Peter Fitzpatrick: said he  could not have proceeded with the deal without his chief executive’s approval

A former bank executive has denied that he was on a solo run in executing an allegedly back-to-back €1 billion deal with Anglo Irish Bank, a court has(...)

All four bankers facing trial have pleaded not guilty. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Irish Life & Permanent (ILP) broke its own internal limits when it took part in allegedly circular billion-euro transactions with Anglo Irish Bank(...)

Witness Matt Cullen, a senior manager of Anglo Irish Bank’s treasury department in 2008, arrives at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to continue giving evidence in the trial of four former bankers - John Bowe and William McAteer from Anglo, and Denis Casey and Peter Fitzpatrick from Irish Life & Permanent who are accused of conspiring to mislead investors by using interbank loans to make Anglo appear €7.2 billion more valuable. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Anglo Irish Bank management discussed disguising short-term loans of €750 million from Irish Life & Permanent and keeping them “tight as a duck’s (...)

Former Irish Life and Permanent group treasurer David Gantly said: “It was inevitable that some action was required to keep the banking system functioning.”

A failure by the Government to take action on the night of the bank guarantee in late September 2008 would have had “major negative consequences for I(...)