Protest  about Independent Newspapers pensions: three things that might change the culture of taking other people’s money are a sense of shame, powerful regulation and serious punishment. Photograph: Eric Luke

Before the great crash of 2008, there were four reasons not to be too worried if you were doing funny stuff with other people’s money. There was no sh(...)

 Dr Len O’Hagan, Terry Buckley, Michael Doorly, Robert Pitt, Leslie Buckley, Ryan Preston, Jerome Kennedy, Tríona Mullane, David Harrison and Allan Marshall at an extraordinary general meeting called by Independent News & Media at the O’Callaghan Alexander Hotel, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

“What on earth has happened to this company? Is there no morality left?” asked Martin Fitzpatrick, pensioner and former business correspondent of the (...)

NUJ and Siptu protest about Independent Newspapers’ pension scheme, outside the Alexander Hotel, where INM held an EGM on Monday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Plans by Independent News and Media (INM) to change its company pension rules, which could lead to sharp cuts for hundreds of ex-staff, are “a new low(...)

 Michael Doorly (left) director, chief executive Robert Pitt and chairman Leslie Buckley voting at the Independent News & Media egm at the Alexander Hotel Monday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

Shareholders at Independent News & Media (INM) have approved a capital restructuring that should pave the way for a resumption of dividends, after(...)

The two biggest financial bets of O’Reilly’s career – Independent News and Media and Waterford Wedgwood – eventually proved the catalysts for O’Reilly’s downfall. Photograph: Alan Betson

The topic of conversation was Black Monday. A relaxed Tony O’Reilly was wearing a pair of boat shoes – no socks – as he sat on an armchair in the e(...)

Castlemartin, Co Kildare: a labour of love for Sir Anthony O’Reilly, restored at a cost of many millions from being semi-derelict in 1972.

In July 1983 Tony O’Reilly hosted Henry Kissinger, the American diplomat and former secretary of state to Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, in his belove(...)