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#Banking Inquiry

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Former AIB chief: 'I'm very sorry ... I feel deeply disappointed every day'

Eugene Sheehy said the bank took too many risks and he could have stopped this from happening.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Why bankers have to swear by almighty God to tell the truth - and what happens if they don't Banking Inquiry This post contains videos

Why bankers have to swear by almighty God to tell the truth - and what happens if they don't

Those who fail to cooperate with the inquiry or provide false information could face up to five years in prison.

AIB boss: 'I did my level best, but it wasn't enough. I can never get away from that'

Former AIB chair Dermot Gleeson is before the banking inquiry today.

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Did the banks get ANOTHER bailout 'by stealth' - to the tune of €10 billion?

Nama took its turn before the banking inquiry today.

We're FINALLY set to get answers from the ECB about the banking collapse

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

# banking-inquiry - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Brian Cowen made a rare public appearance, and was asked about the banking crash

Brian Cowen told reporters he was looking forward to his appearance at the Banking Inquiry.

# banking-inquiry - Friday 17 April, 2015

Brian Cowen won't be at the banking inquiry until July - and it's already cost €2m

The former taoiseach will appear before the inquiry along with several other key figures from the crash this summer.

# banking-inquiry - Friday 3 April, 2015

This property company boss thinks we could be headed for another bubble

The head of Jones Lang LaSalle has sounded some words of warning.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Geraldine Kennedy: Charlie Haughey couldn't bully me, so 'lesser politicians' hardly could

The banking inquiry is hearing about the media’s role in the crisis this week.

# banking-inquiry - Monday 16 March, 2015

Sexy corruption and 8 other things we've learned at the banking inquiry

The inquiry is finally up and running and it’s had its moments…

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Frank Underwood quoted as banking inquiry hears 'corruption is sexy'

Surely none of our politicians are THAT corrupt?

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Watch: Patrick Honohan bangs table as he comes to 'loggerheads' with Pearse Doherty Notes On A Scandal This post contains videos

Watch: Patrick Honohan bangs table as he comes to 'loggerheads' with Pearse Doherty

The banking inquiry got animated today.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 5 March, 2015

David McWilliams' media company is doing very nicely, thanks

The economist’s Iconic Media Ltd. posted accumulated profits of €630,000 for 2014

How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of) Let's Talk This post contains videos

How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of)

The former ECB president may take questions when he visits Dublin next month – but not in Leinster House.

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

'It felt great at the time. People didn't want to hear that something was wrong' We All Partied This post contains videos

'It felt great at the time. People didn't want to hear that something was wrong'

The banking inquiry heard from a former financial advisor to Brian Lenihan this afternoon.

# banking-inquiry - Saturday 28 February, 2015

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

Everyone was talking about Cadbury’s cuts, McWilliams’ biscuits and some dodgy ads.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Bankers who held key roles during the crisis to face tough questioning

The banking inquiry is entering its Nexus phase…

The awkward moment when David McWilliams played a clip of himself to the banking inquiry Banking Inquiry This post contains videos

The awkward moment when David McWilliams played a clip of himself to the banking inquiry

TDs’ faces were a little strained when they heard the clip for a second time.

Why this economist made a late-night dash for biscuits in the midst of the banking crisis

David McWilliams says he became a defacto advisor to Brian Lenihan before the 2008 bank guarantee.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 19 February, 2015

ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders

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

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

'I do not think allowing Anglo to collapse would have been the right thing to do'

Former IMF and Irish financial official Dónal Donovan gives his 2c at the banking inquiry.

# banking-inquiry - Friday 13 February, 2015

Bertie and Brian need to get ready for some tough questions

‘Nexus’ is coming their way…

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

We made a 'bad mistake' not predicting the banking crisis - but so did everyone else

This ESRI professor says regulators could still have stopped the financial catastrophe.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 5 February, 2015

The bank guarantee 'was the most destructive own goal in history that sunk an entire nation'

Professor William Black told the banking inquiry that the decision to issue a blanket guarantee in 2008 was “insane”.

After weeks of boredom, the banking inquiry could get very interesting today... Sexy Banking Crash This post contains videos

# banking-inquiry - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Sexy rows, Belgian beer and 3 other questions we had for Brian Hayes The High Table Interview This post contains videos

Sexy rows, Belgian beer and 3 other questions we had for Brian Hayes

The Fine Gael MEP talked banking inquiry, beer and European politics with TheJournal.ie this week.

# banking-inquiry - Friday 30 January, 2015

Bertie: Fianna Fáil won't be back on government benches after next election

The former Taoiseach and party leader said he does think they will make a comeback and he hopes he lives to see it.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Your vital round-up of property news from the week

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Klaus Regling has said the Irish were 'obsessed' with property

The ECB man told the banking inquiry it is hard to overstate the part our ‘cultural attitude’ played in the crisis.

# banking-inquiry - Monday 19 January, 2015

Ireland is the IMF's star pupil. But that doesn't mean you're getting any debt relief

International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde says “a debt is a debt and it is a contract”.

# banking-inquiry - Friday 16 January, 2015

Patrick Honohan recalls chats with Brian Lenihan before and after guarantee

At the banking inquiry yesterday, the Central Bank governor recalled a conversation with the then-finance minister in December 2008.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Brian Lenihan wanted to burn bondholders - but he was overruled

The committee will write to several institutions, including AIB and the Department of Finance, seeking documents to aid its work.

# banking-inquiry - Sunday 21 December, 2014

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 18 December, 2014

This senator was struggling to keep his eyes open as the Seanad debated water charges

Will the Seanad reject water charges?

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

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Enda: I'll ask Mario Draghi to attend the banking inquiry

The Taoiseach was described as “a crawler” by Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald in the Dáil today.

'Not everyone partied but the bubble meant their lives were better'

Peter Nyberg said it’s “unlikely something really exciting and new will emerge” from the Oireachtas investigation.

ECB to Ireland: We don't have to answer to you

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

Opinion: The Banking Inquiry will help put the final pieces of the jigsaw together

The banking inquiry’s first public hearings get under way today and questions remain about what happened six years ago.