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# anglo-irish-bank - Friday 28 June, 2013

Angela Merkel: I regard the Anglo Tapes with contempt

The German chancellor was asked about the controversial recordings of former Anglo Irish Bank executives in Brussels last night.

# anglo-irish-bank - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Pearse Doherty: Gardaí need to investigate the leak of the Anglo Tapes

The Sinn Féin finance spokesperson has said while release of the tapes is in the public interest there are questions to answer about how they got to the Irish Independent.

'Becoming complacent is my only worry' - David Drumm's 2005 take on Anglo

Three years before the bank guarantee, the then-CEO was talking up Anglo’s hiring policy and describing the outlook for Ireland as ‘very positive indeed’.

Seán Quinn: 'I've apologised to my children for my fundamental mistake'

The bankrupt former billionaire tells the Impartial Reporter his time in jail has made him determined to clear his name.

‘We need the f**king loans’: 7 more jaw-dropping quotes from the Anglo Tapes

The bank’s former chief executive David Drumm discusses strategy with head of capital markets John Bowe ahead of a crucial meeting with the authorities in September 2008 in the latest Irish Independent tapes.

# anglo-irish-bank - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Michael Noonan on the Anglo Tapes: 'We could have done without them'

The finance minister says reporting on the tapes will influence public opinion in the states funding Ireland’s EU bailout.

Poll: How would you vote in a referendum on Oireachtas inquiries? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How would you vote in a referendum on Oireachtas inquiries?

Reports this morning suggest the government might have another go at the polls to increase committee’s powers.

The Anglo Tapes scandal has made the front page of this German tabloid

And another German newspaper says that Anglo bankers and others should be put in a sack and beaten.

Your chance to own 'a bit of Irish history' as Anglo furniture to be auctioned off Anglo This post contains images

Your chance to own 'a bit of Irish history' as Anglo furniture to be auctioned off

Furniture from former offices of the infamous bank in south Dublin will go up for auction this weekend.

Aaron McKenna: Politicians should be investigated over Anglo, not investigating it

What angers me about these telephone recordings is that they are only the tip of the iceberg, writes Aaron McKenna, who says a banking investigation is needed now.

# anglo-irish-bank - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Gilmore 'shocked' by Anglo Tapes, while Howlin is 'personally sickened'

The government has indicated that an inquiry into the bank crisis could get underway later this year.

Poll: Do you have confidence in the planned banking inquiry? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have confidence in the planned banking inquiry?

Brendan Howlin promises a robust inquiry into the night of the bank guarantee.

This was the hold music at Anglo Irish Bank in 2008 Anglo Tapes This post contains videos

This was the hold music at Anglo Irish Bank in 2008

More revelations in today’s Irish Independent which shed new light on the conduct of senior bankers at the toxic bank…

In full: Ex-Anglo exec denies that he tried to mislead the Central Bank

John Bowe, Anglo’s head of capital markets in 2008, insists that recorded exchanges between him and another executive took place “during a period of severe and unprecedented market dislocation”.

# anglo-irish-bank - Monday 24 June, 2013

'Anglo tapes show need for banking inquiry' - man who wants to run inquiry

Ciarán Lynch, the chair of the Oireachtas finance committee, says the tapes may be “the tip of the iceberg”.

Anglo tapes 'should be handed over to the Gardaí'

Opposition parties have called for Gardaí, the DPP and the Director of Corporate Enforcement to investigate the content of the tapes.

The Anglo Tapes: 9 jaw-dropping quotes from before the bailout

There have been calls for a fresh banking inquiry following the revelations in the Irish Independent this morning.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

# anglo-irish-bank - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Unfinished Anglo HQ defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti

The graffiti, shown in our pictures, was discovered this morning and the owner of the site, the Central Bank, is now investigating how a break-in occurred.

# anglo-irish-bank - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Noonan denies ECB instruction to refuse information about IBRC ECB

Noonan denies ECB instruction to refuse information about IBRC

The finance minister says the ECB has not told Ireland to refuse Freedom of Information requests about the IBRC wind-up.

# anglo-irish-bank - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Union now tells IBRC staff to cooperate with NAMA over new roles

The Irish Bank Officials Association is now telling its members at IBRC to cooperate with NAMA if they are interested in roles there having previously said it was “imperative” that they did not cooperate.

# anglo-irish-bank - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Noonan insists IBRC staff can only get statutory redundancy

Staff at the former Anglo Irish Bank have seen previously agreed redundancy packages invalidated following the dramatic liquidation of the financial institution in February.

# anglo-irish-bank - Friday 29 March, 2013

After four years and €64.1 billion, bank guarantee is finally scrapped

Ireland will still guarantee bonds issued by banks since 2010, but will no longer guarantee new bonds or high-level deposits.

# anglo-irish-bank - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Column: How can lay juries cope with serious fraud cases, like that of Anglo Irish Bank?

With over 24 million documents and a court case that could take over six months, the availability of jurors and their understanding of this complex trial is being flagged by legal professionals. Nuala Haughey explores the future of juries in white collar crime cases.

# anglo-irish-bank - Friday 22 March, 2013

'All we're looking for is a fair deal' - An IBRC worker on the impact of liquidation

Since the bank formerly known as Anglo Irish Bank was liquidated last month ordinary workers have been left in the dark as to their fate and that of redundancy packages they’d agreed prior to ‘promnight’. Here, an employee speaks out…

# anglo-irish-bank - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Eamon Gilmore: Labour has brought Ireland from chaos to stability in two years

Labour has had to make some tough choices in government but, as a result, Ireland can be more confident about its future, writes Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.

# anglo-irish-bank - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Pics: Seán FitzPatrick and former Anglo execs back in court Anglo Case This post contains images

Pics: Seán FitzPatrick and former Anglo execs back in court

The former head of the now defunct bank was back in court today ahead of his and two other former bank executives’ trial next year.

# anglo-irish-bank - Friday 1 March, 2013

Seán Fitzpatrick back in court on 12 charges

The 64-year-old faces charges of making 12 counts of misleading Anglo Irish Bank’s auditors.

# anglo-irish-bank - Friday 15 February, 2013

IBRC senior executives will not get termination pay-off: Noonan

Michael Noonan has said Mike Aynsley and other senior IBRC figures are entitled only to their statutory minimums.

# anglo-irish-bank - Sunday 10 February, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know today.

# anglo-irish-bank - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Timeline: The 24 hours that secured the promissory note deal

It was dramatic, chaotic, uncertain and very confusing as Ireland struck a deal to tear up the promissory notes and repay Anglo’s debts over a longer period. Here’s how it unfolded…

# anglo-irish-bank - Friday 8 February, 2013

Poll: Did the government get a good deal on the promissory notes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did the government get a good deal on the promissory notes?

The government argues that swapping the €3.06 billion annual payments for long-term bonds is the best we could have got, but others argue we’re still paying the debt. What do you think?

# anglo-irish-bank - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Column: Will the young pay for the sins of the old under the promissory note deal?

The restructured debt obligation will give the Government fiscal space and breathing room. Whether this benefits the young depends on what they do with that time, writes Sam Brazys.

In full: 'The annual promissory note payments are gone' - Enda Kenny

The Taoiseach’s full speech to the Dáil on the revised promissory note arrangements which will see the IOUs replaced with long-term government bonds.

Supreme Court adjourns promissory note appeal as TDs seek to join case

David Hall says his case concerns issues wider than that of the €3.06 billion payment due in March that now appears unlikely following the liquidation of IBRC overnight.

Explainer: What happened last night? Why was IBRC liquidated? What happens now?

Why on earth were the Dáil and Seanad sitting until the small hours of this morning? This might help…

Legality of promissory note to be challenged in the Supreme Court today

David Hall’s legal challenge to the €3.06 billion Anglo promissory note was dismissed by the High Court last week but he intends to appeal to the Supreme Court this morning despite the overnight developments.

TDs vote to liquidate IBRC in dramatic late-night Dáil sitting

TDs voted by 113 votes to 35 to wind down the former Anglo, laying off its employees with immediate effect.

LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC Prom Night This post contains videos

LIVE: Seanad debates legislation to liquidate IBRC

Watch live from the Seanad Chamber as members deliberate on whether to immediately wind down the former Anglo.

Here’s how every TD voted on the Bill to liquidate IBRC

Here’s the total voting chart for how the Dáil divided on its final decision to liquidate the former Anglo Irish Bank.