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

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

Jul 9th 2015, 6:14 PM 14,097 Views 11 Comments

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"
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

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

Jul 9th 2015, 2:20 PM 19,687 Views 33 Comments

Derek Quinlan moved to Switzerland after the crash.

Fine Gael can't get away from the abortion issue
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Fine Gael can't get away from the abortion issue

Jul 9th 2015, 12:00 PM 19,391 Views 72 Comments

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

11 things we learned on Brian Cowen's final day at the banking inquiry
# The Life Of Brian
# The Life Of Brian

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

Jul 8th 2015, 11:15 PM 17,951 Views 44 Comments

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
# Conspiracy Theories

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

Jul 8th 2015, 2:35 PM 22,803 Views 93 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 5th 2015, 12:38 PM 26,622 Views 170 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 2nd 2015, 11:13 PM 47,365 Views 73 Comments

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
# The Life Of Brian

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

Jul 2nd 2015, 10:00 PM 13,924 Views 36 Comments

“No, hold it for a moment!”

As it happened: Brian Cowen comes out swinging at the banking inquiry
Live Jul 2nd 2015, 2:45 PM

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

Was Brian Cowen a good finance minister?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Was Brian Cowen a good finance minister?

Jul 2nd 2015, 12:00 PM 18,061 Views 88 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 1st 2015, 10:15 PM 20,835 Views 44 Comments

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

Banking inquiry suspended as Charlie McCreevy clashes with Pearse Doherty
# Stonewalling
# Stonewalling

Banking inquiry suspended as Charlie McCreevy clashes with Pearse Doherty

Jul 1st 2015, 5:08 PM 26,308 Views 66 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 25th 2015, 4:17 PM 12,568 Views 24 Comments

“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?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Is Greece about to kiss the euro goodbye?

Jun 25th 2015, 12:20 PM 31,240 Views 77 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 24th 2015, 4:25 PM 25,123 Views 37 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 19th 2015, 9:58 AM 13,549 Views 62 Comments

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

WATCH: There was a brief moment of hilarity at the banking inquiry earlier
# Inquir-lol-y
# Inquir-lol-y

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

Jun 18th 2015, 6:00 PM 21,618 Views 22 Comments

It got fierce exciting for a minute there.

'People want the drama of overpaid bankers and reckless developers, but it's not that simple'
# Good Guys Vs Bad Guys
# Good Guys Vs Bad Guys

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

Jun 18th 2015, 4:00 PM 21,133 Views 54 Comments

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
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

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

Jun 18th 2015, 12:00 PM 18,720 Views 40 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 17th 2015, 6:58 PM 19,711 Views 20 Comments

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

Those banking inquiry leaks to the media have been referred to gardaí
# Whodunnit?
# Whodunnit?

Those banking inquiry leaks to the media have been referred to gardaí

Jun 16th 2015, 7:00 PM 9,983 Views 20 Comments

The plot thickens.

Footballer Ger Brennan, a leading No campaigner, joins Fianna Fáil
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

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

Jun 16th 2015, 12:00 PM 29,018 Views 186 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 15th 2015, 3:54 PM 12,195 Views 20 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 12th 2015, 6:46 PM 7,768 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 11th 2015, 10:02 PM 6,740 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 3rd 2015, 10:28 AM 12,707 Views 57 Comments

The former taoiseach spoke to school pupils in Wales yesterday.

'Whatever questions are put to Brian he won't be found wanting'
# Brothers In Arms
# Brothers In Arms

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

Jun 1st 2015, 8:30 AM 12,403 Views 90 Comments

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

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

May 30th 2015, 7:45 AM 6,290 Views 17 Comments

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

The curious case of the financial regulator and the branded golf balls
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

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

May 28th 2015, 7:00 PM 25,896 Views 59 Comments

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
# The Regulator

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

May 28th 2015, 3:55 PM 22,697 Views 138 Comments

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

'The bank guarantee was traumatic, it wasn't pleasant for anyone in the room'
# No Dissenter
# No Dissenter

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

May 21st 2015, 6:04 PM 19,256 Views 101 Comments

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

Bertie and Enda to be quizzed about banking collapse
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Bertie and Enda to be quizzed about banking collapse

May 20th 2015, 12:00 PM 10,313 Views 67 Comments

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

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

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

May 14th 2015, 4:51 PM 16,240 Views 50 Comments

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

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

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

May 6th 2015, 1:28 PM 22,905 Views 67 Comments

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

Water charges will be taken from people's wages or dole
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

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

May 6th 2015, 12:07 PM 45,116 Views 350 Comments

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

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

May 3rd 2015, 9:35 AM 15,674 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

May 1st 2015, 6:08 AM 17,113 Views 81 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 30th 2015, 5:50 PM 20,771 Views 91 Comments

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?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

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

Apr 30th 2015, 12:00 PM 10,452 Views 67 Comments

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
# Banking Inquiry

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

Apr 30th 2015, 10:40 AM 9,622 Views 36 Comments

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