Banking Inquiry

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Depatment of Finance secretary general  Derek Moran: In both letters,  he makes clear his intention is to “fully co-operate” with the inquiry but he also raises concerns about the volume of material being sought by the committee. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Patrick Honohan, governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, brought the Oireachtas banking inquiry to life last week with his 3¼-hour appearance in fron(...)

Patrick Honohan,   Governor of the Central Bank, arriving at the Dail for the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry – has estimated   that the banking crisis will end up costing us around €40 billion. – Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Patrick Honohan, the Central Bank governor, calculates that the banking crisis will end up costing us around €40 billion. Michael Noonan, the Minister(...)

Patrick Honohan told the Oireachtas banking inquiry that a request for help from Depfa Bank was turned down during the height of the financial crisis.

Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan told the Oireachtas banking inquiry on Thursday that Irish authorities were approached for aid from a large Germ(...)

Patrick Honohan, governor of the Central Bank, arriving at the Dáil for the Oireachtas banking inquiry. Photograph: Alan Betson

Regulators should have taken a less deferential approach to the banking industry, the governor of the Central Bank has said.In his opening statement t(...)

Labour’s Ciaran Lynch is chairman of the banking inquiry. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

  Rescuing the banks could ultimately cost Irish taxpayers €40 billion, the governor of the Central Bank has said. Speaking at the Oir(...)

Patrick Honohan said then minister for finance, Brian Lenihan (above), had wanted to nationalise Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Nationwide Building Society “there and then” and was against covering subordinated debt but was “overruled on the night” by a more senior politician. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

It was showtime at the Oireachtas banking inquiry on Thursday. After a couple of quiet performances before Christmas involving Peter Nyberg and Rob(...)

Prof Patrick Honohan speaking before the Oireachatas Banking Inquiry, January 15th, 2015

Introductory statement by Governor Patrick Honohan at Oireachtas Banking Inquiry The Report that I submitted to the Minister for Finance in May 2010 e(...)

Patrick Honohan speaking before the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry

Anglo Irish Bank should have been allowed to fail in September 2008, Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan has said. Speaking at the Oireachtas Bankin(...)

The inquiry will hear from Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan today. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Department of Finance has objected to providing confidential Cabinet documents to the banking inquiry as part of a number of submissions on how th(...)

Ciaran Lynch TD - chairing the banking inquiry

The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry is barking up the wrong tree. What the public deserves but has never got is a detailed explanation of where the billion(...)

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