Judge Martin, in his February ruling, said he found Casey’s testimony to be believable and that in his view Central Bank governor John Hurley (above) and the Financial Regulator, Pat Neary, were very ‘hands on’ in relation to the ‘green jersey’ agenda. The two men ‘knew exactly what they were up to’ and exactly what the problem was.

Advice from the Financial Regulator that the Irish banks should enter into a secret “green jersey” agenda to help each other get through the 2008 fina(...)

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(...)

 Anglo Irish Bank’s former HQ on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The criminal conspiracy of which former Anglo Irish Bank figures Willie McAteer and John Bowe have been found guilty took place in late September 2008(...)

The court heard details of a conversation between John Bowe and a staff member at the Financial Regulator. Photograph: Collins Courts

A former Anglo Irish Bank executive accused of conspiracy to defraud was “open and frank” with the Financial Regulator because he didn’t believe anyth(...)