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Enda Kenny withdraws claims that bank guarantee documents were shredded
# Take It Back
# Take It Back

Enda Kenny withdraws claims that bank guarantee documents were shredded

Dec 16th 2014, 5:05 PM 15,335 Views 111 Comments

The Taoiseach first made the claims in the summer of 2012.

Six years after the crash, the banking inquiry is FINALLY starting... soon
# Here We Go
# Here We Go

Six years after the crash, the banking inquiry is FINALLY starting... soon

Dec 4th 2014, 6:56 PM 8,621 Views 44 Comments

The inquiry is due to begin public hearings the week after next.

'You need a humour bypass': Here are the winners and losers from the political week
# House Of Cards
# House Of Cards

'You need a humour bypass': Here are the winners and losers from the political week

Nov 29th 2014, 7:15 PM 11,372 Views 48 Comments

In a week that saw a new Garda Commissioner, a big fat ‘no’ from the ECB and some serious eye-rolling.

Can the ECB be forced to come to Dublin for the banking inquiry?
# The Pressure's On
# The Pressure's On

Can the ECB be forced to come to Dublin for the banking inquiry?

Nov 27th 2014, 8:29 AM 6,220 Views 30 Comments

Matt Carty of Sinn Fein said he hopes the goverment will be “robust” in making sure the ECB does take part.

The ECB has more or less said: 'We're not going to Dublin, you can forget about it'
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

The ECB has more or less said: 'We're not going to Dublin, you can forget about it'

Nov 26th 2014, 5:29 PM 15,308 Views 44 Comments

The banking inquiry’s public hearings will begin the week after next – but it looks like the ECB won’t be there.

Sorry Ireland, Draghi says the ECB won't be fronting the banking inquiry
# No Show
# No Show

Sorry Ireland, Draghi says the ECB won't be fronting the banking inquiry

Nov 18th 2014, 10:57 AM 7,425 Views 46 Comments

The central bank has been accused of treating Ireland with disdain.

State of the Nation: Will Mary Lou try to enter the Dáil today?
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Will Mary Lou try to enter the Dáil today?

Nov 18th 2014, 9:00 AM 7,660 Views 61 Comments

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

The Banking Inquiry has started contacting potential witnesses, but who?
# Help Us Out
# Help Us Out

The Banking Inquiry has started contacting potential witnesses, but who?

Nov 14th 2014, 1:46 PM 5,983 Views 36 Comments

Former ECB President Jean Claude Trichet has previously said that he will not appear before the committee.

State of the Nation: The infamous Lenihan-Trichet letter has finally been published
# Dáil Talk
# Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: The infamous Lenihan-Trichet letter has finally been published

Nov 6th 2014, 9:00 AM 10,035 Views 41 Comments

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

This ex-Siptu official is resisting TDs' attempts to ask him about a 'slush fund'
# No Comment
# No Comment

This ex-Siptu official is resisting TDs' attempts to ask him about a 'slush fund'

Oct 9th 2014, 12:06 PM 7,098 Views 15 Comments

Matt Merrigan says there’s an ongoing garda investigation.

Olli Rehn: 'Bondholders partly to blame for Irish crisis... but your banks were reckless'
# Burn The Bondholders
# Burn The Bondholders

Olli Rehn: 'Bondholders partly to blame for Irish crisis... but your banks were reckless'

Sep 27th 2014, 2:14 PM 11,766 Views 55 Comments

The former EU Economics Commissioner also said he would consider attending the Banking Inquiry.

What role did the media have in the financial crisis? The banking inquiry wants to find out
# Property Supplements
# Property Supplements

What role did the media have in the financial crisis? The banking inquiry wants to find out

Sep 24th 2014, 4:54 PM 8,328 Views 36 Comments

Terms of reference for the investigation into the collapse of the Irish banking system were finalised today.

There's a "real risk" that the Banking Inquiry could collapse
# Warning
# Warning

There's a "real risk" that the Banking Inquiry could collapse

Sep 17th 2014, 9:10 AM 10,578 Views 36 Comments

An early General Election or lengthy court proceedings could scupper the work of the inquiry entirely, Fianna Fáil’s Michael McGrath is warning.

State of the Nation: Everyone is really excited about the Dáil being back... right?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

State of the Nation: Everyone is really excited about the Dáil being back... right?

Sep 17th 2014, 9:00 AM 6,016 Views 13 Comments

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

Chief Whip: We'll do something about the issue which most frustrates backbenchers*
# Loosen Up
# Loosen Up

Chief Whip: We'll do something about the issue which most frustrates backbenchers*

Sep 13th 2014, 9:15 AM 6,689 Views 17 Comments

*After the next election.

Experts helping the banking inquiry figure out what to investigate deliver interim report
# Banking Crisis
# Banking Crisis

Experts helping the banking inquiry figure out what to investigate deliver interim report

Jul 23rd 2014, 6:33 PM 3,677 Views 6 Comments

The final report will help members determine how the inquiry model is going to work.

Stephen Donnelly: Nobody takes the Dáil seriously... including TDs
# MacGill
# MacGill

Stephen Donnelly: Nobody takes the Dáil seriously... including TDs

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:00 AM 11,684 Views 52 Comments

The independent TD says he has no regrets about quitting the banking inquiry last month.

'Any money is too much': Banking inquiry will be as 'cost-efficient as possible'
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

'Any money is too much': Banking inquiry will be as 'cost-efficient as possible'

Jul 21st 2014, 2:30 PM 3,963 Views 11 Comments

Members of the inquiry will be discussing the issue at their meeting on Wednesday but chairperson Ciarán Lynch said any cost figures out there are merely speculative.

Colm McCarthy among 9 experts who will help banking inquiry figure out what to investigate
# The Experts
# The Experts

Colm McCarthy among 9 experts who will help banking inquiry figure out what to investigate

Jul 9th 2014, 12:50 PM 4,727 Views 28 Comments

The banking inquiry met again in private session this morning.

The banking inquiry will ask leading economists to help figure out what it should investigate
# Lending A Hand
# Lending A Hand

The banking inquiry will ask leading economists to help figure out what it should investigate

Jul 2nd 2014, 3:21 PM 4,655 Views 33 Comments

The Oireachtas Committee met for the third time in private session this morning.

'Good cop/bad cop' claims lead to call for banking inquiry to 'remove cloak of secrecy'
# Internal Strife
# Internal Strife

'Good cop/bad cop' claims lead to call for banking inquiry to 'remove cloak of secrecy'

Jul 1st 2014, 8:30 AM 3,978 Views 16 Comments

Claims and counter-claims have led to a split among members of the inquiry and a call for the investigation into the banking collapse to move into public session.

The briefcase: subprime mortgages, house prices and burying a Bentley
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The briefcase: subprime mortgages, house prices and burying a Bentley

Jun 27th 2014, 12:08 PM 6,227 Views 4 Comments

This was the week in business…

'We might need the stretcher for the reshuffle': €200,000 boost for mountain rescue teams
# SOS
# SOS

'We might need the stretcher for the reshuffle': €200,000 boost for mountain rescue teams

Jun 26th 2014, 1:05 PM 8,058 Views 14 Comments

Hands off the equipment lads, it’s well needed.

'Ridiculous': The banking inquiry won't be able to discuss 30 minutes of a crucial Cabinet meeting
# Cabinet Confidentiality
# Cabinet Confidentiality

'Ridiculous': The banking inquiry won't be able to discuss 30 minutes of a crucial Cabinet meeting

Jun 25th 2014, 10:51 PM 18,803 Views 105 Comments

TDs and Senators will have access to Cabinet documents but not be allowed to talk about what ministers discussed.

Banking inquiry committee to meet again today (in private)
# Banking Collapse
# Banking Collapse

Banking inquiry committee to meet again today (in private)

Jun 25th 2014, 7:25 AM 2,694 Views 14 Comments

They said they will be discussing the scope of the inquiry, the risks associated with it and the time scale.

These are the questions John Bruton wants the banking inquiry to answer
# Tell Me Whys
# Tell Me Whys

These are the questions John Bruton wants the banking inquiry to answer

Jun 23rd 2014, 4:12 PM 5,574 Views 36 Comments

Bruton wants the inquiry to focus on the reasons why the crisis wasn’t averted, not how it happened.

Aaron McKenna: The opposition has missed the chance to expose the banking show trial
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

Aaron McKenna: The opposition has missed the chance to expose the banking show trial

Jun 21st 2014, 9:50 AM 19 Views 18 Comments

This ‘inquiry’ has no credibility whatsoever and a decent opposition would have resigned en masse in protest.

Warning over legal challenges as banking inquiry's public sessions not expected until 2015
# Job Of Work
# Job Of Work

Warning over legal challenges as banking inquiry's public sessions not expected until 2015

Jun 19th 2014, 4:10 PM 6,856 Views 31 Comments

The first meeting of the joint Oireachtas committee set up to examine the banking crisis lasted some four hours at Leinster House today.

After much controversy, the banking inquiry will meet for first time today (in private)
# Let's Do This
# Let's Do This

After much controversy, the banking inquiry will meet for first time today (in private)

Jun 19th 2014, 6:15 AM 3,098 Views 11 Comments

The formation of the committee – never mind the inquiry itself – was not without controversy.

New TD Ruth Coppinger on the frustrations of Leinster House
# Stage-managed
# Stage-managed

New TD Ruth Coppinger on the frustrations of Leinster House

Jun 18th 2014, 8:15 AM 9,956 Views 42 Comments

The Socialist TD was elected to represent Dublin West last month.

'I've convicted the system over and over': Joe Higgins is relishing the banking inquiry
# Socialist Switch-up
# Socialist Switch-up

'I've convicted the system over and over': Joe Higgins is relishing the banking inquiry

Jun 17th 2014, 10:30 PM 10,739 Views 64 Comments

The Socialist Party TD has been nominated to serve on the inquiry by the Dáil’s Technical Group this afternoon.

Kenny says banking inquiry will be free of government interference - TDs burst into laughter
# Not Being Funny
# Not Being Funny

Kenny says banking inquiry will be free of government interference - TDs burst into laughter

Jun 17th 2014, 8:00 PM 14,598 Views 61 Comments

After a week when the government was accused of dictating the membership of the inquiry Enda Kenny’s remarks prompted laughter in the Dáil today.

Peter Mathews: We should hire the national basketball arena for the banking inquiry
# Hoop Dreams
# Hoop Dreams

Peter Mathews: We should hire the national basketball arena for the banking inquiry

Jun 17th 2014, 11:41 AM 4,818 Views 18 Comments

The Reform Alliance TD has played down suggestions he is lobbying to be added to the inquiry in the wake of Stephen Donnelly’s departure.

Donnelly will rejoin banking inquiry if additional Senators step back
# Step Off
# Step Off

Donnelly will rejoin banking inquiry if additional Senators step back

Jun 16th 2014, 9:06 PM 14,234 Views 76 Comments

The government attempted to regain a majority by adding two more Senators to the inquiry – a move which the independent TD said “crossed a line”.

Noonan: Fianna Fáil pulled a stroke over the banking inquiry "and fair dues to them"
# The Strokes
# The Strokes

Noonan: Fianna Fáil pulled a stroke over the banking inquiry "and fair dues to them"

Jun 16th 2014, 4:47 PM 21,391 Views 83 Comments

Micheál Martin said the claims are “unfounded” and the government needs to “stop digging”.

Having made a 'complete and utter balls of it', what hope now for the banking inquiry?
# In Trouble
# In Trouble

Having made a 'complete and utter balls of it', what hope now for the banking inquiry?

Jun 16th 2014, 11:28 AM 8,806 Views 64 Comments

Analysis: Before it’s even started the public perception of the banking inquiry has been badly damaged.

Poll: Was Stephen Donnelly right to quit the banking inquiry?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Was Stephen Donnelly right to quit the banking inquiry?

Jun 16th 2014, 9:21 AM 11,160 Views 58 Comments

Is it better in or out?

Whips will not be imposed on Fine Gael and Labour members of banking inquiry
# Control
# Control

Whips will not be imposed on Fine Gael and Labour members of banking inquiry

Jun 15th 2014, 5:47 PM 6,971 Views 84 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore met earlier this afternoon.

"If it was offered to me I wouldn't take it." - Boyd-Barrett will not take spare seat on banking inquiry
# Ruled Out
# Ruled Out

"If it was offered to me I wouldn't take it." - Boyd-Barrett will not take spare seat on banking inquiry

Jun 15th 2014, 1:33 PM 8,923 Views 28 Comments

Joe Higgins is next in line for says Boyd-Barrett