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#Banking Inquiry

# banking-inquiry - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Stephen Donnelly quits banking inquiry, says Taoiseach stated that he will try to control it
# I'm Out
# I'm Out

Stephen Donnelly quits banking inquiry, says Taoiseach stated that he will try to control it

Jun 15th 2014, 11:55 AM 14,359 Views 84 Comments

The Government made sure they would have a majority on the inquiry after they had lost it.

Poll: Is the banking inquiry now irreparably damaged?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is the banking inquiry now irreparably damaged?

Jun 15th 2014, 10:36 AM 10,604 Views 63 Comments

A tough week for the inquiry has been made tougher after Stephen Donnelly decided to quit. Is it game over?

# banking-inquiry - Friday 13 June, 2014

After a 'bad week for politics' the banking inquiry holds its first meeting next Thursday... in private
# Behind Closed Doors
# Behind Closed Doors

After a 'bad week for politics' the banking inquiry holds its first meeting next Thursday... in private

Jun 13th 2014, 5:44 PM 4,922 Views 32 Comments

After a week of Hitler references, ‘hysterical’ senators, and ‘making a balls of it’ the first meeting of the Oireachtas Committee set up the examine the banking crisis takes place next week.

Susan O'Keeffe would have got a better reaction 'if she said she was hungover'
# Scapegoat
# Scapegoat

Susan O'Keeffe would have got a better reaction 'if she said she was hungover'

Jun 13th 2014, 12:42 PM 18,045 Views 33 Comments

The senator’s reason for missing a crucial vote on selection of members for the banking inquiry committee was criticised by some this week.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Enda Kenny dismisses 'hysterical' senators
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Enda Kenny dismisses 'hysterical' senators

Jun 12th 2014, 6:01 PM 8,711 Views 65 Comments

The Taoiseach took a dim view of events in the upper house earlier as he insisted the government majority on the banking inquiry reflects the will of the people.

Stephen Donnelly says he might quit the banking inquiry
# In A Basement
# In A Basement

Stephen Donnelly says he might quit the banking inquiry

Jun 12th 2014, 3:49 PM 9,905 Views 46 Comments

“Events of this week are certainly making me rethink whether or not I want to spend the next year-and-a-half in a basement.”

Joan Burton says the banking inquiry vote is good news for women in politics
# Can I Just Say
# Can I Just Say

Joan Burton says the banking inquiry vote is good news for women in politics

Jun 12th 2014, 2:05 PM 5,632 Views 62 Comments

But Alex White thinks it’s “the sort of behaviour that gives politics a bad name”.

Taoiseach compared to Hitler as government regains majority on banking inquiry
# Angry Scenes
# Angry Scenes

Taoiseach compared to Hitler as government regains majority on banking inquiry

Jun 12th 2014, 12:30 PM 12,495 Views 93 Comments

The coalition has restored its majority on the inquiry by adding two more senators – causing uproar in Leinster House.

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jun 11th 2014, 10:42 PM 17,308 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the Aer Lingus strikes, GSOC bugging and Apple’s tax affairs in Ireland.

Attempts to kick Fianna Fáil senator off banking inquiry fall flat
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Attempts to kick Fianna Fáil senator off banking inquiry fall flat

Jun 11th 2014, 8:17 PM 10,391 Views 32 Comments

A Fine Gael senator had accused Marc MacSharry of having a conflict of interest.

# banking-inquiry - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Video: Angry scenes as Micheál Martin repeatedly told to sit down before Dáil suspended
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Video: Angry scenes as Micheál Martin repeatedly told to sit down before Dáil suspended

Jun 10th 2014, 5:33 PM 20,159 Views 50 Comments

A row over the banking inquiry saw the Ceann Comhairle get angry at an angry Micheál Martin before the House was suspended for a brief period.

With all this politics what hope does the banking inquiry have of finding out anything?
# Analysis
# Analysis

With all this politics what hope does the banking inquiry have of finding out anything?

Jun 10th 2014, 2:23 PM 3,248 Views 19 Comments

The government messed up in not ensuring it had a majority on the inquiry in the first place, but now its attempts to reverse this threaten to undermine the whole process of finding out what happened to the Irish banking system.

Here's how the government could restore its majority on the banking inquiry
# Row
# Row

Here's how the government could restore its majority on the banking inquiry

Jun 10th 2014, 12:29 PM 4,613 Views 33 Comments

The first meeting of the special Oireachtas Committee was due to get underway tomorrow but has now been postponed indefinitely amid a row over the number of government members on the inquiry.

# banking-inquiry - Monday 9 June, 2014

The banking inquiry's first meeting will be delayed - because of an objection to who is on it
# Delayed
# Delayed

The banking inquiry's first meeting will be delayed - because of an objection to who is on it

Jun 9th 2014, 1:53 PM 4,725 Views 37 Comments

The government is attempting to take steps to take back the balance of power.

# banking-inquiry - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jun 7th 2014, 9:25 PM 16,527 Views 5 Comments

Everyone’s talking about negotiations over strike action at Aer Lingus, a political opinion poll, and Ukraine’s new president.

'A dog's dinner': Banking inquiry could be delayed as government tries to sort out its own mess
# Not A Great Start
# Not A Great Start

'A dog's dinner': Banking inquiry could be delayed as government tries to sort out its own mess

Jun 7th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,573 Views 41 Comments

With membership of the committee still not finalised the inquiry into the collapse of the Irish banking system is already facing a race against time.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jun 5th 2014, 11:08 PM 14,379 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the Tuam babies, redundancies and a manhunt in Canada.

Banking inquiry 'rocked' after lengthy row over senator's 'conflict of interest'
# Seanad-igans
# Seanad-igans

Banking inquiry 'rocked' after lengthy row over senator's 'conflict of interest'

Jun 5th 2014, 10:00 PM 21,083 Views 79 Comments

Angry scenes in the upper house after a claim that a senator has a conflict of interest, preventing him from serving on the banking inquiry, is later withdrawn.

Government set to overturn rejection of Labour senator from banking inquiry
# Hard Luck
# Hard Luck

Government set to overturn rejection of Labour senator from banking inquiry

Jun 5th 2014, 9:30 AM 16,777 Views 51 Comments

Independent senator Seán Barrett and Fianna Fáil’s Marc Mac Sharry were both recommended to sit on the inquiry meaning the government lost its majority.

# banking-inquiry - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Enda Kenny has 'no responsibility' to tell TDs what he thinks of Trichet's banking inquiry snub
# Not His Problem
# Not His Problem

Enda Kenny has 'no responsibility' to tell TDs what he thinks of Trichet's banking inquiry snub

May 31st 2014, 7:30 AM 7,503 Views 48 Comments

The former European Central Bank president has has said he will not appear before the forthcoming inquiry citing ECB rules.

# banking-inquiry - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

'It's like the Third Secret of Fatima' - Noonan says ECB letter could be released for inquiry
# Smoking Gun?
# Smoking Gun?

'It's like the Third Secret of Fatima' - Noonan says ECB letter could be released for inquiry

May 27th 2014, 5:15 PM 13,003 Views 52 Comments

But he stressed that the ECB would have to be consulted.

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

TDs decide not to put Peter Mathews on the banking inquiry
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

TDs decide not to put Peter Mathews on the banking inquiry

May 14th 2014, 10:48 PM 18,039 Views 70 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said that the Irish people “suffered great hardship” because of the bank guarantee as the Dáil debated a motion to establish an inquiry.

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 8 May, 2014

These Fine Gael TDs will serve on banking inquiry - but no decision on second Labour member
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

These Fine Gael TDs will serve on banking inquiry - but no decision on second Labour member

May 8th 2014, 2:00 PM 6,337 Views 25 Comments

A motion formally establishing the investigation into the collapse of the Irish banking system is due to be debated in the Dáil next week.

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Minister: Trichet is disrespecting us by refusing to go before banking inquiry
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Minister: Trichet is disrespecting us by refusing to go before banking inquiry

May 7th 2014, 3:40 PM 6,195 Views 25 Comments

The former head of the ECB says he won’t appear before the banking inquiry but Leo Varadkar and Eamon Gilmore think that he should.

Trichet: I won't appear before banking inquiry - it's not my responsibility
# Not My Problem
# Not My Problem

Trichet: I won't appear before banking inquiry - it's not my responsibility

May 7th 2014, 9:18 AM 7,940 Views 46 Comments

The former head of the ECB also said the Irish government made a decision on the bank guarantee without any consultation with the bank or other countries.

Legalising cannabis, tackling reckless lending and bad roads
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Legalising cannabis, tackling reckless lending and bad roads

May 7th 2014, 9:00 AM 6,653 Views 36 Comments

…and that’s just in one committee meeting. Here’s everything happening in Leinster House today.

# banking-inquiry - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Damien Kiberd: Some very solid reasons why the banking inquiry will fail to deliver
# Opinion
# Opinion

Damien Kiberd: Some very solid reasons why the banking inquiry will fail to deliver

May 4th 2014, 8:30 AM 35 Views 21 Comments

“This country is suffering from paralysis by analysis”.

# banking-inquiry - Friday 2 May, 2014

Here are the TDs and Senators who are likely to sit on the banking inquiry
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Here are the TDs and Senators who are likely to sit on the banking inquiry

May 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 11,056 Views 48 Comments

Who is in the running to be part of an unprecedented Oireachtas inquiry into the collapse of the Irish banking system? We’ve been finding out.

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

5 key issues facing the banking inquiry before it even starts
# Analysis
# Analysis

5 key issues facing the banking inquiry before it even starts

Apr 30th 2014, 11:40 PM 11,945 Views 49 Comments

The government is pressing ahead with an inquiry but it will be a while before it starts properly and there are a number of outstanding issues before it does.

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

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

Apr 30th 2014, 1:30 PM 6,517 Views 69 Comments

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

Banking inquiry "imminent" in wake of Anglo trial, says Howlin
# Unanswered Questions
# Unanswered Questions

Banking inquiry "imminent" in wake of Anglo trial, says Howlin

Apr 30th 2014, 9:07 AM 5,313 Views 76 Comments

The Minister also said that there are “unanswered questions” from court proceedings that need to be answered.

# banking-inquiry - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

'Akin to Hamlet without the Prince': Senator concerned over Anglo 'exclusion' from banking inquiry
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

'Akin to Hamlet without the Prince': Senator concerned over Anglo 'exclusion' from banking inquiry

Feb 5th 2014, 3:48 PM 5,443 Views 0 Comments

Senators have been debating changes to standing orders that will allow for the establishment of a banking inquiry in the coming months.

Roads, railways, the Banking Inquiry... and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Roads, railways, the Banking Inquiry... and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Feb 5th 2014, 9:00 AM 3,983 Views 4 Comments

What’s going on over at Kildare Street? Well, you asked…

# banking-inquiry - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Banking inquiry will have powers to compel - but no witnesses until after May elections
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Banking inquiry will have powers to compel - but no witnesses until after May elections

Jan 23rd 2014, 7:05 AM 4,448 Views 18 Comments

Who chairs it and who sits on it have still to be worked out, but the banking inquiry committee is unlikely to hear evidence publicly until after the local and European elections, TheJournal.ie has learned.

# banking-inquiry - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Banking inquiry could be up and running within ‘four to five months’
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Banking inquiry could be up and running within ‘four to five months’

Jan 21st 2014, 10:50 PM 6,867 Views 64 Comments

The make up of the new committee both in terms of size and who will sit on it has yet to be decided.

# banking-inquiry - Monday 13 January, 2014

John McGuinness: Missing bank guarantee documents need to be found
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

John McGuinness: Missing bank guarantee documents need to be found

Jan 13th 2014, 10:55 PM 15,174 Views 82 Comments

The chair of the Public Accounts Committee said he is “appalled” by the news that documents related to the bank guarantee have gone missing in the Department of Finance.

# banking-inquiry - Friday 10 January, 2014

The Department of Finance has lost letters connected to the bank guarantee
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

The Department of Finance has lost letters connected to the bank guarantee

Jan 10th 2014, 11:00 PM 41,176 Views 208 Comments

The disappearance of the original versions of two letters copied to finance minister Brian Lenihan has been uncovered by the Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty through Freedom of Information.

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

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

Jan 10th 2014, 6:15 AM 5,915 Views 102 Comments

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.

# banking-inquiry - Monday 30 December, 2013

Taoiseach: Ahern and Cowen won't be reluctant to appear before banking inquiry
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Taoiseach: Ahern and Cowen won't be reluctant to appear before banking inquiry

Dec 30th 2013, 7:00 AM 9,617 Views 102 Comments

A long-awaited inquiry into the collapse of the Irish banking system is likely to get under way next year.