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#Alan Dukes

# alan-dukes - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Fine Gael ministers discussed US corporations paying 'little or no tax' here in the 1980s

A letter from John Bruton to Alan Dukes has been released to the national archives.

# alan-dukes - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

What on earth is this Siteserv story all about - and why is it back in the news?

Denis O’Brien, IBRC and an obsessive TD are all part of tangled web of controversy.

# alan-dukes - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Alan Dukes was 'furious' with Michael Noonan for mentioning 'criminality'

Alan Dukes said the Siteserv sale was put before the Central Bank and no issues were found.

# alan-dukes - Friday 5 June, 2015

I want proof, not a pat on the head and to be told: 'It's fine, go away' - Catherine Murphy

The independent TD said “serious questions” remain unanswered.

# alan-dukes - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

'All of that is wrong': Alan Dukes disputes Dáil claims about Denis O'Brien's bank dealings

'All of that is wrong': Alan Dukes disputes Dáil claims about Denis O'Brien's bank dealings

The former chairman of IBRC was speaking after today’s High Court ruling.

# alan-dukes - Monday 1 June, 2015

Enda Kenny silence on Dáil privilege controversy 'extremely worrying'

Media outlets have been warned not to report Catherine Murphy’s allegations about Denis O’Brien’s dealings with IBRC.

# alan-dukes - Friday 15 May, 2015

Alan Dukes says remarks on IBRC management were "misleading"

He said that a Department of Finance official showed a “lack of understanding” of the significance of the nationalisation of Anglo.

# alan-dukes - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Bertie and Brian got over €80k each last year

The former taoisigh’s annual pensions cannot be cut further, Brendan Howlin has said.

# alan-dukes - Monday 27 April, 2015

# alan-dukes - Friday 24 April, 2015

Alan Dukes has A LOT to say about the 'odd ideas' at the Department of Finance

The former finance minister explained why IBRC and the department didn’t always get along.

Alan Dukes: There are people around who see conspiracy in their tea leaves

The former IBRC chairman has said he is “extremely angry” at suggestions of malpractice or criminality in the sale of Siteserv.

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Enda says a full inquiry into Siteserv would take quite a long time

More documents released under FOI show that Siteserv was not the only issue of contention between the department and IBRC.

# alan-dukes - Thursday 23 April, 2015

What exactly is Siteserv - and why is everyone talking about it? Explainer This post contains videos

What exactly is Siteserv - and why is everyone talking about it?

Catherine Murphy tells us about the “extraordinary turn of events” that led to taxpayers losing millions.

# alan-dukes - Saturday 27 December, 2014

This man warned that Ireland could end up needing a bailout... 30 years ago

State papers reveal how Alan Dukes warned his cabinet colleagues of the need to cut spending.

# alan-dukes - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Did former Justice ministers know about the garda recordings? We asked…

The last Justice Minister before Shatter said he was ‘not aware’ the garda recordings were taking place.

# alan-dukes - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Who is Frank Flannery and why is everyone talking about him?

He is the man who helped Fine Gael become the largest party in the State but his involvement with the Rehab Group has caused controversy in recent weeks. Who is Frank Flannery? Let explain all.

# alan-dukes - Friday 5 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

Alan Dukes: I can't comment about the Anglo Tapes because of the investigation

The former chairman of the defunct bank has come under pressure for “singing dumb” in relation to what he knew about the Anglo Tapes.

# alan-dukes - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

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Poll: Does bankers' pay need to be high to attract the right people?

It was revealed that the CEO of Bank of Ireland Richie Boucher received a total pay packet worth €843,000 last year – despite a €2.1 billion loss at the bank.

# alan-dukes - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Six execs at former Anglo Irish Bank earn over €500k a year

Figures disclosed by Finance Minister Michael Noonan detail the remuneration packages of senior bankers at the former Anglo Irish Bank.

# alan-dukes - Thursday 1 November, 2012

'He's worth it' - Dukes on IBRC chief's €500,000+ salary

Mike Aynsley, the chief executive of the Irish Banking Resolution Corporation, was criticised by members of an Oireachtas committee yesterday for his salary.

# alan-dukes - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# alan-dukes - Sunday 12 February, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Sunday

In the Fix: Whitney Houston’s last performance, and Merkozy ‘hijacking’ eurozone policy.

Merkel and Sarkozy 'allowed to hijack' eurozone policy-making, says Anglo chairman

Alan Dukes, chairman of the bank formerly known as Anglo, also said Enda was ‘unwise’ with some pre-election promises.

# alan-dukes - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

In full: what former ministers get after the government's new levy

We’ve gone through the list of ministerial pensions to see precisely how each living former minister is hit by the various levies.

# alan-dukes - Sunday 6 November, 2011

'No proper system of assessment' in the civil service

A newspaper report today shows that just nine out of almost 18,000 people in the civil service received poor performance ratings last year.

# alan-dukes - Monday 10 October, 2011

At least 32 Anglo employees still paid more than €200,000

There are also 93 private contractors at the bank whose salaries have not been revealed.

# alan-dukes - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

IMF reports that Ireland is 'on target' with bailout

The report states that the bailout program’s implementation remains on target despite the political uncertainty in Ireland

# alan-dukes - Saturday 11 December, 2010

Banking sector €35bn bailout won't be enough, admits Dukes

Anglo Irish Bank’s chairman tells the New York Times that he believes the current ‘final’ €35bn bailout won’t be enough.

# alan-dukes - Thursday 28 October, 2010

Alan Dukes: Ireland needs a second bad bank

The Anglo chairman and former FG leader tells a conference Ireland needs a second NAMA.

# alan-dukes - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

Anglo posts €8.2bn first half losses – the biggest in Irish history

Bank chairman Alan Dukes says a good-bad split is the cheapest option – in direct conflict with the Department of Finance.