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#Finance committee

# finance-committee - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Ulster Bank CEO: ‘It costs money to live in a house’… TDs: ‘We know’…
# Finance Committee
# Finance Committee

Ulster Bank CEO: ‘It costs money to live in a house’… TDs: ‘We know’…

Sep 4th 2013, 10:59 PM 25,152 Views 94 Comments

Members of the Oireachtas Finance Committee took exception to Jim Brown’s repeated assertion this afternoon that “there is a cost to living in a home”.

Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank accused of having no solutions on Priory Hall
# Priory Hall
# Priory Hall

Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank accused of having no solutions on Priory Hall

Sep 4th 2013, 6:08 PM 6,395 Views 35 Comments

CEOs Richie Boucher and Jim Brown came under pressure from TDs today to explain what they were doing to help former residents of the abandoned Donaghmede apartment complex.

Ulster Bank began legal action in 4,124 arrears cases between March and June
# Distressed Mortgages
# Distressed Mortgages

Ulster Bank began legal action in 4,124 arrears cases between March and June

Sep 4th 2013, 5:33 PM 6,175 Views 24 Comments

Jim Brown is the latest bank boss to appear before the Oireachtas Finance Committee to be grilled on how lenders are addressing the mortgage arrears crisis.

'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 9,345 Views 52 Comments

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher frustrated TDs at the Oireachtas Finance Committee today

# finance-committee - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Finance Committee to press BoI chief on banking inquiry response
# Richie Boucher
# Richie Boucher

Finance Committee to press BoI chief on banking inquiry response

Sep 3rd 2013, 6:30 AM 3,786 Views 17 Comments

Bank of Ireland’s response to a Michael Noonan letter on preservation of records was “measured at best, reserved at worst” according to committee chairman Ciarán Lynch.

# finance-committee - 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 4,220 Views 37 Comments

TDs and Senators on the Oireachtas Finance Committee will grill the heads of the main Irish banks next week.

# finance-committee - Monday 24 June, 2013

'Anglo tapes show need for banking inquiry' - man who wants to run inquiry
# Anglo
# Anglo

'Anglo tapes show need for banking inquiry' - man who wants to run inquiry

Jun 24th 2013, 9:22 PM 9,885 Views 94 Comments

Ciarán Lynch, the chair of the Oireachtas finance committee, says the tapes may be “the tip of the iceberg”.

# finance-committee - Monday 25 February, 2013

Meeting of European finance chairmen to discuss life after the crisis
# EU2013
# EU2013

Meeting of European finance chairmen to discuss life after the crisis

Feb 25th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,156 Views 8 Comments

Labour’s Ciarán Lynch will today chair a meeting of the chairs of the Finance Committees of each of the 27 EU states.

# finance-committee - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Governor of Central Bank to discuss state of economy with committee
# Banking
# Banking

Governor of Central Bank to discuss state of economy with committee

Jan 15th 2013, 2:38 PM 4,422 Views 22 Comments

The Oireachtas’ Finance Committee is to meet with Professor Patrick Honohan tomorrow, where they will discuss Irish banking.

# finance-committee - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Explainer: How Irish bailout documents keep getting leaked to the public... via Germany
# Euroleaks
# Euroleaks

Explainer: How Irish bailout documents keep getting leaked to the public... via Germany

Jan 13th 2013, 7:45 AM 11,774 Views 32 Comments

Yet another batch of draft documents has made its way out via the Bundestag. Here’s the story of how it happens.

# finance-committee - Friday 26 October, 2012

Executives of three guaranteed banks to face Oireachtas committee
# Finance Committee
# Finance Committee

Executives of three guaranteed banks to face Oireachtas committee

Oct 26th 2012, 6:59 PM 4,685 Views 34 Comments

Representatives of IBRC, AIB and Bank of Ireland will all appear before the Finance committee next week.

# finance-committee - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

NAMA CEO expresses "anger and disappointment" in former employee
# NAMA
# NAMA

NAMA CEO expresses "anger and disappointment" in former employee

Oct 24th 2012, 3:29 PM 8,203 Views 0 Comments

Chairman of the agency Frank Daly said the former employee removed data from NAMA including loans acquired by the agency.

# finance-committee - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

New chairman of Finance Committee 'determined to get stuck in from day one'
# Ciarán Lynch
# Ciarán Lynch

New chairman of Finance Committee 'determined to get stuck in from day one'

Oct 10th 2012, 6:14 PM 3,787 Views 12 Comments

The position had been held by Alex White TD, who has taken up the junior ministerial position vacated by Róisín Shortall.

# finance-committee - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Poll: Should the Oireachtas be allowed to investigate the bank guarantee?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Oireachtas be allowed to investigate the bank guarantee?

Jul 18th 2012, 10:09 AM 3,039 Views 39 Comments

Two Oireachtas committee are vying for the chance to investigate the bank guarantee four years ago but should politicians be allowed to scrutinise the decision in the first place?

# finance-committee - Monday 16 July, 2012

Legislation may have to be put in place before banking inquiry
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Legislation may have to be put in place before banking inquiry

Jul 16th 2012, 7:56 AM 2,318 Views 18 Comments

Legislation is a bigger question than whether the Public Accounts Committee or Finance Committee will hold the inquiry, said Deputy Alex White.

# finance-committee - Sunday 8 July, 2012

The banking inquiry... who's going to carry it out?
# Banking Inquiry
# Banking Inquiry

The banking inquiry... who's going to carry it out?

Jul 8th 2012, 2:34 PM 3,507 Views 25 Comments

Is there a turf war between the Public Accounts Committee and the Finance Committee on who’s going to do the digging? And what about revisiting the Oireachtas inquiries referendum?

# finance-committee - Thursday 5 July, 2012

LIVEBLOG: Ulster Bank CEO refuses to give up his bonus
Live Jul 5th 2012, 2:22 PM

LIVEBLOG: Ulster Bank CEO refuses to give up his bonus

Ulster Bank chiefs set to be grilled by Oireachtas committee
# Face The Music
# Face The Music

Ulster Bank chiefs set to be grilled by Oireachtas committee

Jul 5th 2012, 7:10 AM 2,192 Views 12 Comments

The bank has refused to say if its CEO will appear before the committee.

# finance-committee - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Central Bank governor before Oireachtas Finance Committee today
# Honohan
# Honohan

Central Bank governor before Oireachtas Finance Committee today

Mar 27th 2012, 9:38 AM 1,351 Views 5 Comments

Patrick Honohan is due to answer questions over the Anglo Irish promissory note repayment and the emergency liquidity provided to banks during the crisis.

# finance-committee - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Buses, oil and Facebook passwords: the week in statistics
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Buses, oil and Facebook passwords: the week in statistics

Mar 17th 2012, 7:00 PM 4,421 Views 4 Comments

Plus: An all-time record for Irish exports, and how many of the government’s 109 TDs were in the Dáíl on Wednesday night…

# finance-committee - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Finance committee demands Honohan meeting as "urgent priority"
# Promissory Notes
# Promissory Notes

Finance committee demands Honohan meeting as "urgent priority"

Mar 15th 2012, 1:25 PM 1,812 Views 17 Comments

The Oireachtas finance committee formally writes to Patrick Honohan asking for a meeting before the promissory note payment.

Government lost committee vote 'because TDs were locked out of the room'
# Defeated
# Defeated

Government lost committee vote 'because TDs were locked out of the room'

Mar 15th 2012, 10:16 AM 2,904 Views 32 Comments

Two Fine Gael TDs left the room to try and round up their absent colleagues – and were locked out themselves.

# finance-committee - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Opposition TDs slam government absence during Dáil mortgages debate
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

Opposition TDs slam government absence during Dáil mortgages debate

Mar 14th 2012, 7:58 PM 5,295 Views 40 Comments

The fallout from the committee defeat meant there were no members of either Fine Gael or Labour present to debate bank interest rates.

Government tastes defeat in committee vote over Anglo promissory note
# Defeated
# Defeated

Government tastes defeat in committee vote over Anglo promissory note

Mar 14th 2012, 7:21 PM 4,703 Views 26 Comments

The government loses a committee vote over whether to hold a hearing with Patrick Honohan – its first defeat since taking office.

# finance-committee - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

TDs off to Berlin to discuss 2012 Budget leaks
# Unsere Freunde
# Unsere Freunde

TDs off to Berlin to discuss 2012 Budget leaks

Jan 24th 2012, 6:01 PM 2,649 Views 29 Comments

The Oireachtas Finance committee is heading to meet its German counterpart – the one that got our Budget in November.