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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Banking Inquiry

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# panic on the streets
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
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.
# Banking Inquiry
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.
# Deja Vu
Did the banks get ANOTHER bailout 'by stealth' - to the tune of €10 billion?
Nama took its turn before the banking inquiry today.
# State of the Nation
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…
# mistakes were made
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.
# Showtime
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.
# boom boom boom
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
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.
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…
# power vs money
Frank Underwood quoted as banking inquiry hears 'corruption is sexy'
Surely none of our politicians are THAT corrupt?
# Notes on a scandal
Watch: Patrick Honohan bangs table as he comes to 'loggerheads' with Pearse Doherty
The banking inquiry got animated today.
# follow the money
David McWilliams' media company is doing very nicely, thanks
The economist’s Iconic Media Ltd. posted accumulated profits of €630,000 for 2014
# Let's talk
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.
# We all partied
'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.
# The briefcase
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
Bankers who held key roles during the crisis to face tough questioning
The banking inquiry is entering its Nexus phase…
# Banking Inquiry
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.
# digestives and milk
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.
# State of the Nation
ECB head: Ireland could have burned bondholders
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# Too big to fail
'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
Bertie and Brian need to get ready for some tough questions
‘Nexus’ is coming their way…
# sorry y'all
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.
# insane
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”.
# Sexy banking crash
After weeks of boredom, the banking inquiry could get very interesting today...
No, seriously…
# The High Table Interview
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 this week.
# We all partied
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.
# Thanks Enda
Breakthrough: Jean-Claude Trichet could take part in the banking inquiry after all (sort of)
And you can thank Enda Kenny if he does.
# shovel ready
Your vital round-up of property news from the week
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
# obsessed much?
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.
# the good boy
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”.
# Lenihan and Me
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
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.
# inbox me
The Briefcase: Rouble the new lira, a banking inquiry and the Metro Herald is kaput
This was the week in business.
This senator was struggling to keep his eyes open as the Seanad debated water charges
Seán Barrett’s had a long day.
# State of the Nation
Will the Seanad reject water charges?
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# Good luck with that
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.
# Banking Inquiry
'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.
# State of the Nation
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.