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Socialist TD Joe Higgins at the publication of his minority report. He said the banking inquiry committee’s approach meant “many painful symptoms of a disease were examined in great detail - but not so the root cause and source of the infection”. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Socialist TD Joe Higgins has criticised the last Fianna Fáil-led government for serving the interests of bankers and developers at the expense of ordi(...)

 Former chief executive of Irish Nationwide Building Society, Michael Fingleton,  arriving at the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry in September 2015. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Oireachtas banking inquiry’s final report will be issued on Wednesday - but for members it has been over a year and a half in the making. The 11 (...)

There are question marks over how the Houses of the Oireachtas Service has handled the allegations about the banking inquiry. Photograph: Alan Betson Banking inquiry: The most useful recommendations from the committee might actually relate to how in future such inquiries should operate.

On September 10th last, the final day of public hearings at the Oireachtas banking inquiry began with a statement by its chairman, Ciarán Lynch. He (...)

Joe Higgins will launch his own 120-page report tomorrow based on the evidence given to the banking inquiry. Photograph: Dave Meehan.

The final report of the Oireachtas banking inquiry will not make a judgment on the operations of the National Asset Management Agency (Nama). The cr(...)

Former Governor of Central Bank John Hurley has objected to the finding  of the inquiry. Photograph: Leah Farrell/Photocall Ireland

A reference to the solvency of the banks was removed from a government statement issued on the morning of the bank guarantee, the Oireachtas banking (...)

Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins has outlined allegations of serious irregularities involving public bodies and taxpayers’ money in the Dáil. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Allegations of serious irregularities involving public bodies and taxpayers’ money in the assembling of a site that now houses offices of the Departm(...)

 David Drumm, formerly of Anglo Irish Bank: among those who will see report.  Photograph: Alan Betson

king inquiry is to receive legal advice today, confirming that the final report can be distributed to interested parties tomorrow. Senior counsel Sar(...)

Joe Higgins, left: refused to sign off on Oirecahtas banking inquiry report. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The final report of the Oireachtas banking inquiry is expected to claim the Central Bank had a contingency plan to avoid a bank default in September 2(...)

Two members of the Oireachtas banking inquiry have insisted no future inquiry should be conducted under the current legislation.

Two members of the Oireachtas banking inquiry have insisted no future inquiry should be conducted under the current legislation. Fianna Fáil Senator (...)

Late on Sunday night there were still three chapters causing “significant concerns”. Photograph: The Irish Times

The majority of Oireachtas banking inquiry members have agreed the final draft report, despite many admitting they are not happy with it. The committ(...)

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