Jim O Callaghan. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The special liquidators of the former Anglo Irish Bank reported suspected criminal offences to the Garda Síochána on five occasions, the Minister for (...)

Social Democrats co-leader Catherine Murphy was originally directed to appear at the Cregan commission in May. File photograph: Alan Betson

Social Democrats TD Catherine Murphy will not appear at the Siteserv inquiry as she fears she will be forced to reveal the sources of her information (...)

  Island Capital Management Ltd is challenging a ruling by Mr Justice Brian Cregan concerning the treatment of certain documents

The State investigation into the purchase of construction services group Siteserv will ask the High Court for permission to refer to evidence put befo(...)

 Gathering to mark the settlement between Paddy McKillen (front row centre) and the Barclay Brothers and members of McKillen’s team including Mike Aynsley (front row with glass in hand) and Richard Woodhouse (front row second from right)

For many years, Mark Hollingsworth has used his role as a journalist and author to spy on people and inveigle information useful to his wealthy client(...)

Speaking with the protection of Oireachtas privilege, Catherine  Murphy TD disclosed Denis  Mr O’Brien told the IBRC  he would guarantee repayment of a €5 million loan to Paddy McKillen if the bank would give Mr McKillen the money.   File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Billionaire Denis O’Brien offered to guarantee a £5 million loan that had been sought by businessman Paddy McKillen from the Irish Bank Resolution Co(...)

‘The IBRC controversy opens a window into the way big borrowers deal with banks – a world in which terms are negotiated and loans are restructured. Whatever the reality of “deals” on offer to big borrowers, it is all very different from the structured way in which most of us deal with “the bank”.’ Photograph: Getty Images

The political debate arising from the IBRC controversy has focused on the detail, including the Siteserv sale, the Dáil statements about Denis O’Brien(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien. The Dáil is to debate the terms of the commission of investigation into the sale of Siteserv to a company controlled by Mr O’Brien over two days. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Government has agreed to allow two days in the Dáil next week for a debate on the terms of the commission of investigation into the Irish Bank Re(...)

Former chief executive Mike Aynsley is now in the UK, getting on with his life. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Among the various gripes the Department of Finance had with the top management of the nationalised Anglo Irish Bank/Irish Bank Resolution Corporation,(...)

Siteserv chief executive Sean Corkery: Politicians were asking the public to connect disparate issues concerning the Siteserv sale, Irish Water contracts and Mr O’Brien’s finances. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Siteserv has written to Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett asking for the record of the Dáil to be amended regarding statements made under parliamentary pri(...)

Catherine Murphy outside the Dail last month. File photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

In April, Independent TD Catherine Murphy called on the Government to order a full independent inquiry into a number of IBRC transactions, including t(...)

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