Master Edmund Honohan decided on Tuesday that a woman, who claims a loan was intended for her father but was advanced to her to "bypass" AIB's normal financial guidelines, is entitled to a full hearing
For many years, certainly since the collapse of 2008, any discussion about how our economy is managed, about how social justice and accountability might be made tenets of Government rather than occasional afterthoughts, invariably reaches the point where the performances of the conventional parties of power are questioned.
If there is any further dragging of heels by the banks, he must exercise the full range of powers at his disposal — and demand more from Donohoe if necessary, writes
Environment Minister Alan Kelly is facing fresh calls to publish the legal advice he says prevented him from adopting tough measures on the housing crisis, after experts challenged his claim such action would breach the Constitution.
Irish banks have made progress, but the costs of servicing their high-level of non-performing loans will likely not fall as quickly as they hope, despite the strong recovery, outgoing Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan said yesterday.
It is by a distance the most frequent face-off of the new millennium, with 26 championship clashes already since Cork partied like it’s 1999. Kieran Shannon has crunched the numbers from all those games, observed the trends — and how both camps might try to buck them this evening.
Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan made his infamous RTÉ call confirming a bailout to quell “alarm”, despite claims it was to “undermine” the Government’s position and help a de facto ECB “financial coup d-état”.