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Former Anglo Irish Bank executive David Drumm: guilty of two fraud charges after denying arranging dishonest or fraudulent multibillion-euro transfers to boost the failed Irish lender’s books in the months before it went bust. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Anglo Irish Bank’s china stands out in the memory. The cups that dispensed tea and coffee to reporters during results presentations or private meeti(...)

 Former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank David Drumm (51) leaves the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court  where he was found guilty of conspiracy to defraud. Photograph: Collins Courts

David Drumm paced the marbled, balconied-hallways around the circular Criminal Courts of Justice as he awaited the verdict of the jury on the fourth d(...)

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has been increasing pressure on London to propose more concrete solutions in time for the summit. Photograph: EPA/BALAZS MOHAI

Today begins a critical fortnight in the Brexit negotiations, with Irish officials expecting to receive long-awaited British proposals on the Border i(...)

The flag of Kazakhstan. A premises for an embassy had been lined up close to Fitzwilliam Square in Dublin. Photograph: Getty Images

Kazakhstan, the largest and richest country in central Asia, has cancelled plans to open an embassy in Ireland due to an issue over protocol with the (...)

The Government’s approval ratings have slumped in recent weeks, with a large decline among women in the wake of the cervical cancer screening scandal.(...)

Dr Tony Holohan, chief medical officer at the  Department of Health, is due to appear before the Oireachtas health committee today. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Government’s chief medical officer and other senior Department of Health officials had a deeper knowledge of the CervicalCheck policy on informing(...)

Dr Gabriel Scally, the independent chair of a scoping inquiry into the CervicalCheck controversy. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

The Department of Health was aware of CervicalCheck’s policy not to inform patients of the outcomes of reviews of their cases when it was clear it “ma(...)

Vicky Phelan pictured with her solicitor Cian O Carroll outside the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins

The State Claims Agency (SCA) cannot reassure women they will be dealt with sympathetically if it seeks indemnities from the US laboratories that cond(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris met Opposition spokespersons on health yesterday to discuss the shape and the scope of an inquiry into the delayed diagnosis issue. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Government will establish a non-statutory inquiry to provide immediate answers to the CervicalCheck controversy before deciding if a commission of(...)

HSE director general Tony O’Brien became a board member  Evofem Biosciences on January 17th, almost two months before he publicly announced he would be leaving the HSE in August. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Minister for Health Simon Harris gave written consent to HSE director general Tony O’Brien to take up a lucrative role at a US contraceptive manufactu(...)

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