Court 19 at the at the Dublin Central Criminal Court, where the Anglo trial took place. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES
What the judge said

Good afternoon. Mr McAteer and Mr Whelan, after a long trial, have been found guilty by a jury of their peers of 10 counts of breaches of section 60.(...)

Robert Heron told Dublin Circuit Criminal Court he was not aware money was being lent to 10 wealthy clients – the Maple 10. Photograph: PA

A solicitor who advised Anglo Irish Bank as it planned the “Project Maple” share-buying deal in July 2008 has denied he told the bank it was le(...)

David Drumm, former Anglo chief executive and Sean Fitzpatrick,  former chairman.

Part 1: September–December 2007 September 11th, 2007: Ardboyne HotelEarly aut(...)

“I said what about the regulator and your man said sure they’ll be delighted with it” - Sean FitzPatrick on David Drumm talking about the deal (...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court yesterday. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Witnesses Sgt Catharina Gunne, Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation Natasha Mer(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank company secretary Natasha Mercer. Photograph: David Sleator

Anglo Irish Bank’s company secretary has said she didn’t become aware of the transaction by which businessman Seán Quin(...)

Fiachre O’Neill at court: he said he was instructed to liaise with Morgan Stanley so accounts could be opened at the investment bank in the names of the Maple 10. Photograph: Collin /Courts

The financial regulator had no objection to the scheme to unwind businessman Seán Quinn’s large stake in Anglo Irish Ba(...)

Anglo Irish Bank’s former chief financial officer  Matt Moran: recounted his conversations with former chairman Seán FitzPatrick.  Photograph: Collins Courts.

The former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Seán FitzPatrick “regretted” not becoming “more personally involved” (...)

Developer John McCabe told the court he asked “all the relevant questions” and was told the transaction was “totally legal”. Photograph: Collins

A high-ranking official at the Financial Regulator’s office was “very, very, very positive” about a plan for 10 wealthy clients to borrow up to €60(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief financial officer Pat Whelan, former chairman Seán FitzPatrick and former head of compliance, Willie McAteer. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Legal advice will be a crucial issue in the pending criminal trial of Sean FitzPatrick and two other former senior executives of Anglo Irish Bank, the(...)

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