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#Banking Inquiry

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Why was this man left outside the room on the night of the guarantee?

Brendan McDonagh spent four hours at government buildings on the night of 29 September 2008.

Financier compares himself to Ronaldo, says emigrating was "very painful"

Derek Quinlan moved to Switzerland after the crash.

Fine Gael can't get away from the abortion issue State Of The Nation This post contains videos

Fine Gael can't get away from the abortion issue

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

11 things we learned on Brian Cowen's final day at the banking inquiry The Life Of Brian This post contains videos

11 things we learned on Brian Cowen's final day at the banking inquiry

The former Taoiseach defended the bank guarantee and got a badly-needed toilet break.

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo Conspiracy Theories This post contains videos

Brian Cowen played golf with Seán FitzPatrick but they never discussed Anglo

The former Taoiseach also said he underestimated the impact of the IMF coming to town.

# banking-inquiry - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Former ministers to get pension boost, but one thinks the country "isn't ready" yet

Mary Hanafin has said former ministers should be the “very last” people to get an increase.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 2 July, 2015

9 things we've learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far)

The former Taoiseach came out swinging at a lengthy hearing in Leinster House today. §

Watch a bullish Brian Cowen clash with this Fine Gael TD... loads The Life Of Brian This post contains videos

Watch a bullish Brian Cowen clash with this Fine Gael TD... loads

“No, hold it for a moment!”

As it happened: Brian Cowen comes out swinging at the banking inquiry Fianna Fáil Days This post contains videos

As it happened: Brian Cowen comes out swinging at the banking inquiry

The former Taoiseach discussed his time as finance minister.

Was Brian Cowen a good finance minister?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

WATCH: Charlie McCreevy's blunt answer when asked if he ever got anything wrong If I Have It I Spend It This post contains videos

WATCH: Charlie McCreevy's blunt answer when asked if he ever got anything wrong

The former finance minister gave a robust performance at the banking inquiry today.

Banking inquiry suspended as Charlie McCreevy clashes with Pearse Doherty

The former finance minister strongly defended Fianna Fáil’s policies.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Patrick Honohan: Brian Lenihan was "very cross" before I made THAT phonecall

“I knew they wouldn’t be all that happy that I made the announcement, but I didn’t realise they’d be so unhappy.”

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Revealed: The Department of Finance's secret 'Johnny Logan working group' Banking Inquiry This post contains videos

Revealed: The Department of Finance's secret 'Johnny Logan working group'

A former senior finance official has revealed secret plans were made in case Ireland defaulted from the euro.

# banking-inquiry - Friday 19 June, 2015

'It's unfair to blame Brian, he's not here to defend himself' - Mary O'Rourke

The former minister has said Brian Cowen’s evidence at the banking inquiry will be “very illuminating”.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 18 June, 2015

WATCH: There was a brief moment of hilarity at the banking inquiry earlier Inquir-lol-y This post contains videos

WATCH: There was a brief moment of hilarity at the banking inquiry earlier

It got fierce exciting for a minute there.

'People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it's not that simple'

A former top official at the Department of Finance said we are leaving our children with a huge bill.

Out with the old: Bertie's office sold to fund Fianna Fáil's election campaign

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Cowen nodded to Lenihan and said 'Come on, let's have a chat'

The former secretary general at the Department of Finance has been giving evidence at the banking inquiry.

# banking-inquiry - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Footballer Ger Brennan, a leading No campaigner, joins Fianna Fáil

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# banking-inquiry - Monday 15 June, 2015

'A very serious matter': Who leaked this man's 380-page statement?

Details of Kevin Cardiff’s submission to the banking inquiry have been reported in the media.

# banking-inquiry - Friday 12 June, 2015

Why it's pretty unlikely Denis O'Brien will face the banking inquiry

One TD proposed that O’Brien should be called as a witness.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Seán FitzPatrick and David Drumm have been asked to come before banking inquiry next month

While the banking inquiry has powers to compel witnesses, that power does not extend beyond this jurisdiction.

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Bertie: Bank crisis was the reason I went grey in just six months

The former taoiseach spoke to school pupils in Wales yesterday.

# banking-inquiry - Monday 1 June, 2015

'Whatever questions are put to Brian he won't be found wanting' Brothers In Arms This post contains videos

'Whatever questions are put to Brian he won't be found wanting'

We asked Barry Cowen about his brother’s appearance before the banking inquiry next month.

# banking-inquiry - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Aer Lingus taking off, Neary’s golf balls and workers winning… and losing.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 28 May, 2015

The curious case of the financial regulator and the branded golf balls Banking Inquiry This post contains videos

The curious case of the financial regulator and the branded golf balls

The former financial regulator described the agency’s branded golf balls as “a mistake”.

Patrick Neary is 'deeply sorry' but the banks 'should have known what they were doing' The Regulator This post contains videos

Patrick Neary is 'deeply sorry' but the banks 'should have known what they were doing'

One TD was paraphrasing Oscar Wilde at the banking inquiry today.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 21 May, 2015

'The bank guarantee was traumatic, it wasn't pleasant for anyone in the room'

John Hurley, the former governor of the Central Bank, is before the banking inquiry today .

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Bertie and Enda to be quizzed about banking collapse

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 14 May, 2015

'On the night of the guarantee there was an announcement and we all went home to bed'

The Bank of Ireland’s former governor said Brian Cowen was the one who suddenly dropped the news.

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Bank of Ireland CEO: 'We can repay people financially, but not morally'

Richie Boucher said bankers’ pre-crash salaries were “relatively generous”.

Water charges will be taken from people's wages or dole

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# banking-inquiry - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Jean-Claude Trichet and his bling, controversial ads and the governor standing down.

# banking-inquiry - Friday 1 May, 2015

A defiant Trichet reckoned we were missing something. He wasn't wrong...

Analysis: The former ECB head was robust and defiant and views the crisis somewhat differently.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Trichet denies telling Brian Lenihan to 'save your banks at all costs'

The former ECB president has been answering questions from members of the banking inquiry today.

Will this man tell us why taxpayers had to repay bondholders?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Former BOI boss says night of bank guarantee was the worst day of his life Banking Inquiry

Former BOI boss says night of bank guarantee was the worst day of his life

Brian Goggins said he is “sorry” for what happened on his watch.