Richie Boucher yesterday announced plans to step down from the top job at Bank of Ireland which he has held since the height of the banking crisis, indicating the lender was all but restored to full financial health. A search for his replacement has already begun.
Sun, 26 Mar, 2017
The refusal of the European Central Bank (ECB) to allow the burning of bondholders in 2010 amounted to “a one-sided extortion” of the Irish Government, a so-called minority report by a leading member of the Banking Inquiry has found.
Tue, 26 Jan, 2016
It may surprise you to know that these columns sometimes are a bit of a struggle to write. I know! You’d be thinking - surely there can’t be much skill required in horsing out 600 words off the top of one’s head on a topic you’ve no formal qualifications to write about?
Mon, 05 Oct, 2015
The Banking Inquiry has been advised not to hear evidence from the former Anglo boss David Drumm by video-link; a brawl at a Mass in Meath had to be halted by the priest; and Donal Óg Cusack had some home truths for the Cork GAA community.
Mon, 27 Jul, 2015
Bertie Ahern has defended his record as Taoiseach at the Banking Inquiry; See the moment a helicopter crashes into a Longford pub; and a US judge has allowed the release of dashcam videos showing police killing an unarmed man in a suburb of LA, after he took off his hat.
Thu, 16 Jul, 2015