The FSU estimates that banks in Ireland have eliminated 26,000 jobs in a decade of unprecedented restructuring. File photograph: Getty Images

The Financial Services Union’s (FSU) general secretary Dermot Ryan has quit after only six months in the job. Mr Ryan succeeded the union’s long-sta(...)

Paschal Donohoe: no commitment to policy changes at this time. Photograph: Collins

Paschal Donohoe, the Minister for Finance, says he won’t commit to backing the return of bankers’ bonuses at State-controlled AIB “at this stage”, aft(...)

Dermot Ryan: former  head of external affairs at Amnesty International Australia and chief of staff of Australia’s Transport Worker Union

The Financial Services Union (FSU) has tapped the Irish head of external affairs at Amnesty International Australia in its search for a successor to t(...)

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at their meeting in Silicon Valley

The Taoiseach’s networking in Silicon Valley seems to be paying dividends: Facebook has confirmed it plans to create hundreds of new jobs in Ireland n(...)

Financial Services Union general secretary Larry Broderick has ruled out joining corporate boards after he retires next year. Photograph: Tommy Clancy

The head of the Financial Services Union (FSU), Larry Broderick, has called on the State to maintain a bonus cap on the bailed-out banks and set out a(...)

New Bank of Ireland chief executive: Francesca McDonagh said in a video message that she plans to ask staff for feedback and engage directly with customers

Bank of Ireland is understood to be reviewing its €900 million information-technology scheme, by far the biggest project inherited by the lender’s new(...)

Allied Irish Bank: no longer plans to offshore roles in its IT operations unit, where 129 staff were outsourced to Wipro more than two years ago.  Photograph: Paul McErlane

AIB has changed its mind on offshoring certain IT functions to India as part of its five-year outsourcing arrangement with Wipro. It is understood tha(...)

Michael Noonan quietly exited the Department of Finance as  Paschal Donohoe was appointed Minister for Finance. File photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

So there’s a new sheriff in town. Michael Noonan slipped quietly out the side door this week as Enda Kenny lapped up the last of the adulation before(...)

The Government is looking to raise as much as €3.8 billion from the IPO, and the Financial Services Union will be seeking a return to profit-sharing  from the bank’s CEO Bernard Byrne. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

The head of the Financial Services Union (FSU) has fired a shot across the bows of AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne, saying he will be seeking a retu(...)

What would a soft Border look like?

The UK’s hung parliament has led to Prime Minister Theresa May having to rely on the DUP in Northern Ireland and with no majority in Westminster, hope(...)

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