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# anglo - Monday 17 February, 2014

Maple Ten developer was told Anglo "would be gone in a week" if loans-for-shares deal failed

Brian O’Farrell says he was told he would be “a friend to the bank” if he took a loan in order to buy shares in Anglo Irish Bank

# anglo - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Heroes, fools and CFDs: 7 things we heard at the Anglo Trial this week

A look back at seven days of evidence at the Criminal Courts of Justice.

# anglo - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about storm damage, the Garda Ombudsman and the law on euthanasia in Belgium.

Back in 2008, the Maple 10 were the ’10 heroes’ of Anglo

That’s according to a hand written changes to a letter authorising loans to the developers.

# anglo - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about phone bugging, Shirley Temple’s death and today’s snow.

Former Anglo worker 'refused' to sign letters

Lorcan McCluskey told a court that the preparation of identical loan letters “hadn’t happened before and hasn’t happened since”.

'Good relationships' and a restaurant in Portugal: Anglo Trial hears from two of the Maple 10

The first two of ten men who received hundreds of millions in loans from Anglo Irish Bank in order to buy shares in the lender took the stand today.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday, it’s cold and here’s everything you need to know.

# anglo - Monday 10 February, 2014

‘How times have changed’ – Seán Quinn takes the stand

Seán Quinn took the stand in the Anglo trial today and was combative, but cagey.

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about hacking at the Garda Ombudsman’s office, a missing tourist in Cork and stormy weather in the UK.

‘I was involved in spending money stupidly’ – Quinn

The businessman told the trial of three former Anglo executives that he “doesn’t know what he knew”.

Quinn: 'I thought Anglo was a marvellous institution'

Former head of the Quinn empire, Seán Quinn was today giving evidence in the trial of three former Anglo executives.

# anglo - Sunday 9 February, 2014

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King Canute and feeling oppressed: The week in quotes

“I am so far away. I don’t know where I am or what happened.”

# anglo - Saturday 8 February, 2014

The strange, unruffled atmosphere of Court 19

With more than three months to go, the trial of three former senior executives at Anglo Irish Bank will be a marathon and not a sprint.

# anglo - Friday 7 February, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Sean Quinn paid a high price for investing in that bank, Anglo trial is told

The Anglo trial heard Sean Quinn lost at least €2.4 billion in his investment in Anglo Irish Bank.

He's up: Sean Quinn likely to appear before Anglo trial today

The one-time richest man in Ireland will be the first high-profile witnesses in the case.

# anglo - Thursday 6 February, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Anglo board usually met 8-10 times a year - but they met 33 times in 2008

The court at the Anglo trial heard how the share price of the bank dropped dramatically from more than €17 euro to less than 20 cent.

"You have the dubious honour of being the first witness in this case"

From an economist to the company secretary of Anglo, the first four witnesses appeared today at the trial of three former executives at the bank.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here’s everything you need to know as you launch yourself into Thursday…

# anglo - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as you battle the elements on your way out today…

Trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank executives begins today

Seán Fitzpatrick, William McAteer, and Pat Whelan face charges of unlawfully providing financial assistance.

# anglo - Monday 3 February, 2014

NAMA redeems €750m in senior bonds from IBRC liquidation

It brings the total amount of these bonds redeemed to €1.75 billion.

# anglo - Friday 31 January, 2014

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Pics: Seán Fitzpatrick pleaded not guilty in court today

Fitzpatrick and executives Willie McAteer and Pat Whelan were in court as jury selection began.

# anglo - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Here's what the new Central Bank HQ will look like

Having been on Dame Street for nearly 40 years, the Central Bank is moving home. And here’s where to.

# anglo - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Relics of the boom: What now for the banking sector's landmark real estate sites?

Some are becoming coffee house, others high-street fashion retailers…

# anglo - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Anglo worried that the bank guarantee could make it liable if other banks failed

A letter from David Drumm to Brian Lenihan in October 2008 has been released in full to the Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty and is revealed in full for the first time.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

# anglo - Friday 10 January, 2014

Micheál Martin: Government wants to use banking inquiry as 'a political show trial'

The Fianna Fail insists he’s not worried about the impact that any Oireachtas investigation into the banking collapse will have on his party in the European and local elections.

# anglo - Thursday 26 December, 2013

After Jedward and hurling, The Guardian editorial is full of praise for... IDA Ireland

Enda Kenny will be drinking out of his ‘Best Small Country In The World In Which To Do Business’ mug this morning…

# anglo - Monday 23 December, 2013

Starbucks to open at former Anglo HQ on Stephen's Green

There’ll soon be a new sign above the door at Stephen Court.

# anglo - Friday 20 December, 2013

Man appears in court charged with €200,000 Anglo computer fraud

The former bank clerk is charged with nine counts of unlawfully using a computer to cover up €200,000 worth of missing loan payments.

# anglo - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

IBRC granted bankruptcy protection in United States

The special liquidators of IBRC say the move will help them to sell IBRC assets based in the US and use the money to pay creditors.

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Three former bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud

They are John Bowe, former head of treasury at Anglo Irish Bank, Peter Fitzpatrick former finance director at Irish Life and Permanent and Denis Casey, former chief executive of ILP.

# anglo - Friday 13 December, 2013

Former Anglo loans worth €2.5bn to be sold as part of 'Project Evergreen'

The sales process has now been concluded and represents the first portfolio of loans by IBRC brought to market.

# anglo - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Former Dublin docklands boss defends record and slams 'grievous accusations'

Paul Maloney said he had, for four years, “watched aghast” as the authority’s former chair Niamh Brennan issued “report after report” which contained “the most grievous accusations which have since been withdrawn or discredited”.

# anglo - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Column: The governments controlling the euro are no friends of Ireland

Isn’t it reasonable to ask why we are destroying ourselves to save a system that has failed us – and offers only further suffering into the future? The Ballyhea campaign group is highlighting Ireland’s debt injustice, writes Rory Hearne.

# anglo - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

High Court dismisses TD's challenge to Anglo promissory note deal

Joan Collins TD had claimed that the deal was unconstitutional because it gave the Minister for Finance open ended power to approve the payments without Dáil approval.