The former head of group finance at Anglo Irish Bank said he was not aware that €7.2bn transactions with Irish Life and Permanent were “a straight exchange of cash with no underlying security” until after they had taken place.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2018
The State’s botched investigation against ex-banker Seán FitzPatrick was undermined by the fact that untrained officials were tasked with taking key evidence because other prioritised Anglo investigations were draining vital resources.
Tue, 11 Jul, 2017
A former director of Anglo Irish Bank has pleaded guilty to an offence of failing to maintain a register in respect of the granting on September 29, 2008, by the bank of a loan on particular terms to another director of the bank.
Wed, 21 Dec, 2016
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
Anglo Irish Bank management discussed disguising short-terms loans of €750m from Irish Life and Permanent and keeping the details “tight as a duck’s arse”, the trial of former banking executives has heard.
Sun, 31 Jan, 2016
Ex-taoiseach Bertie Ahern has insisted he was never told about the specifics of developer Seán Quinn’s issues with Angle Irish Bank — despite a private meeting at his home with Brian Cowen days after the 2008 St Patrick’s Day stock exchange “massacre”.
Fri, 17 Jul, 2015
Former financial regulator Patrick Neary still believes all banks were “solvent” on the night of the bank guarantee, despite admitting that his repeat of the view in an infamous Prime Time interview three days later was “optimistic”.
Fri, 29 May, 2015
The decision not to impose a custodial sentence in the Anglo Irish Bank corruption trial will fuel the sense of injustice, pointlessness and disenchantment that has convinced many people, far too many people, that State officialdom is incapable of, or ultimately disinterested in, standing between citizens and the social havoc out-of-control capitalism can wreak.
Thu, 01 May, 2014