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# bankers - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

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 6,514 Views 69 Comments

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

# bankers - Friday 7 February, 2014

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

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

Feb 7th 2014, 6:00 PM 42,527 Views 29 Comments

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

# bankers - Friday 31 January, 2014

Jury selection for Anglo trial begins today
# Trial
# Trial

Jury selection for Anglo trial begins today

Jan 31st 2014, 7:30 AM 5,939 Views 0 Comments

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
# Pay

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

Jan 28th 2014, 12:37 PM 5,977 Views 32 Comments

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
# Review 2013
# Review 2013

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

Dec 26th 2013, 8:45 AM 5,305 Views 7 Comments

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

# bankers - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Dec 18th 2013, 11:22 PM 22,734 Views 2 Comments

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

# bankers - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Committee recommends review of law for punishing failed bankers
# Bankers
# Bankers

Committee recommends review of law for punishing failed bankers

Nov 28th 2013, 6:49 PM 5,733 Views 34 Comments

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
# Not The News
# Not The News

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

Sep 28th 2013, 10:30 AM 3,630 Views 10 Comments

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
# Financial Crisis

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

Sep 15th 2013, 8:15 AM 8,506 Views 9 Comments

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
# Bankers
# Bankers

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

Sep 11th 2013, 10:02 AM 2,877 Views 3 Comments

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
# Finance Committee
# Finance Committee

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

Sep 8th 2013, 8:05 AM 7,651 Views 15 Comments

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
# Not The News
# Not The News

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

Sep 7th 2013, 10:30 AM 12,507 Views 28 Comments

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
# Finance Committee
# Finance Committee

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

Sep 7th 2013, 8:15 AM 10,687 Views 43 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 4th 2013, 3:03 PM 16,568 Views 130 Comments

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
# Banks
# Banks

LIVE: Ulster Bank chief Jim Brown faces Finance Committee

Sep 4th 2013, 2:35 PM 6,461 Views 19 Comments

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
# Richie Boucher
# Richie Boucher

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

Sep 4th 2013, 1:04 PM 9,344 Views 52 Comments

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
# Bankers
# Bankers

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

Sep 3rd 2013, 8:14 PM 5,626 Views 12 Comments

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
# Summer Is Over
# Summer Is Over

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

Aug 29th 2013, 5:25 PM 4,217 Views 37 Comments

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
# Investigation
# Investigation

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

Aug 28th 2013, 11:17 PM 3,419 Views 31 Comments

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
# Not The News
# Not The News

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

Jul 20th 2013, 10:30 AM 5,556 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 16th 2013, 8:26 AM 6,360 Views 83 Comments

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
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

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

Jul 8th 2013, 7:15 AM 17,531 Views 85 Comments

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
# Ortolan
# Ortolan

One from the satire archive: The 85 Billion Euro Man

Jul 6th 2013, 10:30 AM 6,303 Views 4 Comments

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?
# Dáil
# Dáil

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

Jul 4th 2013, 11:56 AM 5,590 Views 57 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

200 hand letter to gardaí demanding Anglo charges

Jul 3rd 2013, 9:25 PM 16,318 Views 114 Comments

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
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

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

Jun 30th 2013, 8:04 PM 9,524 Views 7 Comments

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

# bankers - Saturday 29 June, 2013

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

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

Jun 29th 2013, 10:00 AM 7,128 Views 5 Comments

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
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

Anglo tapes are 'nauseating' - Shatter

Jun 27th 2013, 3:33 PM 8,664 Views 94 Comments

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
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

‘We need the f**king loans’: 7 more jaw-dropping quotes from the Anglo Tapes

Jun 27th 2013, 9:20 AM 35,793 Views 211 Comments

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'
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

Michael Noonan on the Anglo Tapes: 'We could have done without them'

Jun 26th 2013, 6:44 PM 10,797 Views 109 Comments

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
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

The Anglo Tapes scandal has made the front page of this German tabloid

Jun 26th 2013, 8:28 AM 16,104 Views 113 Comments

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
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

In full: Ex-Anglo exec denies that he tried to mislead the Central Bank

Jun 25th 2013, 7:24 AM 8,482 Views 86 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 22nd 2013, 8:00 AM 14 Views 31 Comments

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
# Ulster Bank
# Ulster Bank

British chancellor hints at Ulster Bank sell-off

Jun 20th 2013, 7:36 AM 4,865 Views 12 Comments

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
# Bankers
# Bankers

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

Jun 19th 2013, 10:07 AM 5,431 Views 35 Comments

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
# Bank Inquiry
# Bank Inquiry

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

May 12th 2013, 2:39 PM 7,512 Views 50 Comments

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
# Bankers
# Bankers

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

May 4th 2013, 3:29 PM 12,184 Views 66 Comments

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