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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'
# Panic On The Streets
# Panic On The Streets

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

Apr 29th 2015, 3:38 PM 19,881 Views 58 Comments

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
# Banking Inquiry

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

Apr 23rd 2015, 7:30 PM 7,947 Views 39 Comments

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'
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

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

Apr 23rd 2015, 1:49 PM 25,530 Views 51 Comments

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?
# Deja Vu
# Deja Vu

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

Apr 22nd 2015, 4:47 PM 18,439 Views 43 Comments

Nama took its turn before the banking inquiry today.

We're FINALLY set to get answers from the ECB about the banking collapse
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

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

Apr 22nd 2015, 12:50 PM 9,178 Views 26 Comments

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
# Mistakes Were Made
# Mistakes Were Made

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

Apr 18th 2015, 6:05 PM 24,979 Views 91 Comments

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
# Showtime
# Showtime

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

Apr 17th 2015, 7:27 AM 14,383 Views 98 Comments

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
# Boom Boom Boom
# Boom Boom Boom

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

Apr 3rd 2015, 11:22 AM 21,656 Views 41 Comments

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
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

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

Mar 26th 2015, 2:30 PM 20,692 Views 41 Comments

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 STORY SO FAR
# THE STORY SO FAR

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

Mar 16th 2015, 8:00 PM 12,006 Views 9 Comments

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'
# Power Vs Money
# Power Vs Money

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

Mar 12th 2015, 6:30 PM 16,657 Views 19 Comments

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
# Notes On A Scandal

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

Mar 11th 2015, 5:37 PM 20,086 Views 96 Comments

The banking inquiry got animated today.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 5 March, 2015

David McWilliams' media company is doing very nicely, thanks
# Follow The Money
# Follow The Money

David McWilliams' media company is doing very nicely, thanks

Mar 5th 2015, 8:10 PM 27,297 Views 26 Comments

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
# Let's Talk

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

Mar 5th 2015, 6:19 PM 5,159 Views 19 Comments

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
# We All Partied

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

Mar 4th 2015, 5:20 PM 18,213 Views 66 Comments

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
# The Briefcase
# The Briefcase

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

Feb 28th 2015, 7:45 AM 11,153 Views 0 Comments

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
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

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

Feb 26th 2015, 8:58 PM 11,969 Views 89 Comments

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
# Banking Inquiry

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

Feb 26th 2015, 2:38 PM 28,870 Views 56 Comments

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
# Digestives And Milk
# Digestives And Milk

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

Feb 26th 2015, 1:20 PM 28,839 Views 75 Comments

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
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders

Feb 19th 2015, 11:55 AM 18,318 Views 80 Comments

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'
# Too Big To Fail
# Too Big To Fail

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

Feb 18th 2015, 5:16 PM 14,909 Views 46 Comments

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
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Bertie and Brian need to get ready for some tough questions

Feb 13th 2015, 2:30 PM 18,955 Views 62 Comments

‘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
# Sorry Y'all
# Sorry Y'all

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

Feb 11th 2015, 12:32 PM 16,274 Views 68 Comments

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'
# Insane
# Insane

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

Feb 5th 2015, 11:17 PM 45,488 Views 226 Comments

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
# Sexy Banking Crash

After weeks of boredom, the banking inquiry could get very interesting today...

Feb 5th 2015, 7:15 AM 17,434 Views 30 Comments

No, seriously…

# banking-inquiry - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Sexy rows, Belgian beer and 3 other questions we had for Brian Hayes
# The High Table Interview
# The High Table Interview

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

Jan 31st 2015, 6:30 PM 8,444 Views 13 Comments

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
# We All Partied
# We All Partied

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

Jan 30th 2015, 6:58 PM 17,343 Views 83 Comments

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

Breakthrough: Jean-Claude Trichet could take part in the banking inquiry after all (sort of)
# Thanks Enda
# Thanks Enda

Breakthrough: Jean-Claude Trichet could take part in the banking inquiry after all (sort of)

Jan 22nd 2015, 5:00 PM 7,192 Views 26 Comments

And you can thank Enda Kenny if he does.

Your vital round-up of property news from the week
# Shovel Ready
# Shovel Ready

Your vital round-up of property news from the week

Jan 22nd 2015, 4:57 PM 2,395 Views 0 Comments

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
# Obsessed Much?
# Obsessed Much?

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

Jan 21st 2015, 5:08 PM 14,262 Views 75 Comments

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
# The Good Boy
# The Good Boy

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

Jan 19th 2015, 10:00 PM 30,736 Views 148 Comments

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
# Lenihan And Me
# Lenihan And Me

Patrick Honohan recalls chats with Brian Lenihan before and after guarantee

Jan 16th 2015, 9:30 PM 13,203 Views 23 Comments

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
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Brian Lenihan wanted to burn bondholders - but he was overruled

Jan 15th 2015, 9:40 PM 53,096 Views 164 Comments

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

The Briefcase: Rouble the new lira, a banking inquiry and the Metro Herald is kaput
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: Rouble the new lira, a banking inquiry and the Metro Herald is kaput

Dec 21st 2014, 11:00 AM 12,182 Views 2 Comments

This was the week in business.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 18 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 18th 2014, 6:26 PM 16,739 Views 33 Comments

Seán Barrett’s had a long day.

Will the Seanad reject water charges?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Will the Seanad reject water charges?

Dec 18th 2014, 9:00 AM 10,240 Views 67 Comments

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
# Good Luck With That
# Good Luck With That

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

Dec 17th 2014, 2:02 PM 7,130 Views 49 Comments

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'
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

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

Dec 17th 2014, 1:20 PM 13,295 Views 87 Comments

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
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

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

Dec 17th 2014, 9:01 AM 9,466 Views 38 Comments

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
# Austerity
# Austerity

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

Dec 17th 2014, 8:00 AM 32 Views 35 Comments

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