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# bankers - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Government will establish a banking inquiry next week and this Labour TD will chair it

A motion will be brought before the Dáil next Tuesday following a discussion at this morning’s Cabinet meeting.

# bankers - Friday 7 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Bank of America offers credit card to a woman by calling her a 'slut' Bankers

Bank of America offers credit card to a woman by calling her a 'slut'

You’ve got mail, and you’re also sexually promiscuous.

# bankers - Friday 31 January, 2014

Jury selection for Anglo trial begins today

It’s expected 500 people will turn up for jury duty today.

# bankers - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

AIB silent over bonus plan for top executives, government says policy hasn't changed Pay

AIB silent over bonus plan for top executives, government says policy hasn't changed

AIB declined to comment if they held discussions with government about changing compensation policy for top bankers.

# bankers - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Lapgate, run Rabbitte, run and talking through her f***y - the political year in videos

All the best shouting, attention seeking and scandal caught on camera.

# bankers - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about the bad weather, bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud, and Ian Watkins sentenced to 35 years in prison.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# bankers - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Committee recommends review of law for punishing failed bankers

The Public Accounts Committee’s report also recommended a change in the codes of State bodies to hold officials accountable even after they have retired.

# bankers - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Why bankers are just like Hobbits: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Most people ‘too stupid’ to emigrate, farmers want gun money, and Diageo unlikely to face charges over Arthur’s Day…

# bankers - Sunday 15 September, 2013

An anniversary without celebration: It's five years since Lehman Brothers collapsed Financial Crisis This post contains images

An anniversary without celebration: It's five years since Lehman Brothers collapsed

After just barely pulling back from the precipice, industry is picking up, home prices are gaining, banks are stable and American consumers have started spending – albeit still with great caution.

# bankers - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Union representing IBRC staff to meet with LRC chief Kieran Mulvey next week

The Irish Bank Officials Association says that the meeting is evidence of the legitimacy of IBRC staff’s claims over redundancy packages being cut.

# bankers - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Watch: "It's all gone mad" - 8 moments from this week's 'grilling' of the bankers

The bankers were given targets to tackle the mortgage crisis, but no-one was happy with the measures they took to reach them…

# bankers - Saturday 7 September, 2013

What John Waters did during his time in prison: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Sean O’Rourke and Pat Kenny to wrestle, homeowner professes their love for Permanent TSB, and bankers mistreat their politicians.

Bankers' answers on Priory Hall prompt "massive worry" among residents

AIB boss David Duffy said this week the bank would pull out of a process aimed at reaching a solution for all of the residents, and try and reach deals with just its own customers.

# bankers - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

'My contract has been accepted by government': Richie Boucher on his €843k salary

The Bank of Ireland chief executive got into a testy exchange with a Labour TD over his pay packet today.

LIVE: Ulster Bank chief Jim Brown faces Finance Committee

TDs and Senators are grilling the bankers on mortgage arrears and other issues this week. It’s Ulster Bank’s turn this afternoon.

'It's like being in a maze': FG TD tells BOI chief he is not facilitating committee

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher frustrated TDs at the Oireachtas Finance Committee today

# bankers - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

AIB chief is 'not aware of' any internal investigations into former directors

The bank’s CEO David Duffy said that no investigations had happened during his tenure and that discussing past directors would be “therapeutic but unfair”.

# bankers - Thursday 29 August, 2013

TDs and Senators coming back next week to grill bankers over mortgage arrears

TDs and Senators on the Oireachtas Finance Committee will grill the heads of the main Irish banks next week.

# bankers - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

"Hurry up with the banking inquiry", Sinn Féin tells Taoiseach

The government is gearing up to hold the long-awaited banking inquiry in the autumn – but the terms of reference have still not yet been made clear.

# bankers - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Bit-of-a-buffoon inquiry: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Seanad insists it’s relevant, talks about fanny; parades mar riots; Magdalene nuns coach banking execs.

# bankers - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

21 bankers in Ireland earned more than €1 million in 2011

Another EU state had 2,436 individuals earning over €1 million in the same year.

# bankers - Monday 8 July, 2013

FF: Claims of no bank guarantee documents are 'a lie', and this FOI proves it Exclusive

The government continues to insist that there are no documents in existence which explain the rationale behind the decision to guarantee the banks in September 2008.

# bankers - Saturday 6 July, 2013

One from the satire archive: The 85 Billion Euro Man

Still reeling from the Anglo Tapes? We recall a clairvoyant extract from satirical novel, The Eighty-Five Billion Dollar Man.

# bankers - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Were the Anglo tapes handed over to the Nyberg banking inquiry?

Opposition TDs have also asked whether the public interest directors at Anglo knew about the tapes – and if so, why they didn’t tell the government.

# bankers - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

200 hand letter to gardaí demanding Anglo charges

The letter was handed in by people from the Jail the Bankers protest that took place this evening in Dublin city centre.

# bankers - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Tonight's Evening Fix... now with added apologies from Death Row inmates

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# bankers - Saturday 29 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge Reillyland declared not in recession: The week's news skewed Not The News

Reillyland declared not in recession: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Irish getting better at racism, taking bankers to a long lunch, loving Anglo.

# bankers - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Anglo tapes are 'nauseating' - Shatter

The Justice Minister said today that former Anglo executives had ‘no insight’ into the impact of the bank’s collapse.

‘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.

# bankers - 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.

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.

# bankers - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

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”.

# bankers - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Column: For bankers, summary justice is no justice at all

Just like the UK, Ireland needs to hold a major investigation into the banking sector, writes Aaron McKenna, who says while we all want to see justice, it is not going to be that easy.

# bankers - Thursday 20 June, 2013

British chancellor hints at Ulster Bank sell-off

George Osborne told bankers last night that a review is to be carried out into breaking up Royal Bank of Scotland, Ulster Bank’s parent company.

# bankers - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Senior bankers who put taxpayers' money at risk should be jailed

A report by a parliamentary commission on banking in the UK has recommended widespread reform to the sector.

# bankers - Sunday 12 May, 2013

'Some bankers and civil servants don't want banking inquiry' - McGuinness

The government has been seeking to bring forward legislation to strengthen the Oireachtas’ ability to carry out inquiries into matters of public interest in the wake of the rejection of a referendum in 2011.

# bankers - Saturday 4 May, 2013

AIB Deputy Chairman: I'm uncomfortable with banks not passing on mortgage cuts

Michael Somers said he believes Ireland is shooting itself in the foot with “heavy regulation” driving foreign banks away.