The High Court has agreed to hold off on an order for costs against Michael Fingleton until he decides whether he intends to appeal.
Thu, 14 Jan, 2016
Former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive Michael Fingleton has lost his High Court action aimed at preventing the Central Bank from conducting an inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches at the financial institution.
Tue, 05 Jan, 2016
Wed, 04 Nov, 2015
Thu, 29 Oct, 2015
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015
Irish Nationwide Building Society’s former CEO Michael Fingleton and ex-director John Stanley Purcell have launched High Court proceedings aimed at stopping the Central Bank from conducting an inquiry into alleged regulatory breaches at the financial institution.
Wed, 09 Sep, 2015
Former Irish Nationwide chief executive Michael Fingleton has insisted he “paid a personal price” for the impact of the economic crash, despite receiving a €1m bonus in 2007 and walking away in 2009 with a massive €27.6m pension pot.
Thu, 03 Sep, 2015
FOR sheer brass neck, it is hard to match the haughty insouciance of the former Irish Nationwide boss Michael Fingleton.
Thu, 03 Sep, 2015
A legal action against four former directors of Irish Nationwide Building Society (INBS) over alleged “wholly unlawful” delegation of powers of the board of the INBS, to its former CEO Michael Fingleton, has settled, the Commercial Court heard yesterday. No terms of settlement were disclosed.
Thu, 16 Apr, 2015
A former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive has failed to prevent a bank entering a High Court judgment against him for €5.74m.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015
Bord Na Móna says its new wind farm at Mount Lucas in County Offaly will provide energy for more than 45,000 homes.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2015
A High Court judge has strongly criticised the continuing failure over months to make a decision whether accountancy firm KPMG should, in its capacity as former auditors to Irish Nationwide Building Society, be sued as a co-defendant in separate actions by State-owned IBRC against Michael Fingleton and other former directors of the society over €6bn losses.
Tue, 21 Oct, 2014
A judge said he wants to be told by the end of October whether it is proposed to join accountancy firm KPMG, former auditors of Irish Nationwide Building Society, as a co-defendant in a legal action brought over €6bn losses at the society.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
An application may be made to join accountancy firm KPMG as a defendant to a legal action arising from €6bn losses at Irish Nationwide Building Society.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2014
A former director of Irish Nationwide Building Society has alleged the Central Bank and other State entities have joined together in exposing him to a "vindictive and wholly unmeritorious" claim for damages of perhaps over €1bn to "ruin" him.
Thu, 26 Jun, 2014
Buses were hired and cars filled with petrol and diesel this morning as between 3,000 and 5,000 protesters take part in a mass protest in Dublin over wind turbines and pylons.
Tue, 15 Apr, 2014
Former building society boss Michael Fingleton has had a judgment registered against him for money owing to his solicitors.
Sat, 12 Apr, 2014
The Central Bank could face a possible damages claim for tens of millions over its alleged approval over 12 years of the alleged unlawful delegation of the powers of the board of Irish Nationwide Building Society to its former CEO, Michael Fingleton.
Tue, 19 Nov, 2013
The then minister for justice Michael McDowell was a guest speaker at Thomas Byrne’s Christmas Party in the Four Seasons, the trial of the former solicitor has heard.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2013
The extent to which Michael “Fingers” Fingleton claimed expenses from his former employer to fund a lavish outlay on designer goods, exclusive hotels, and extravagant entertainment of developers was laid bare in court yesterday.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2013
Former Irish Nationwide boss Michael Fingleton is facing an action for damages for tens of millions of euro.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2013
Former Irish Nationwide boss Michael Fingleton is facing court proceedings to have the €1m bonus he received in 2009 taken off him.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2013
A civil action is being taken against former chief executive of the Irish Nationwide Building Society, Michael Fingleton.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2013
An anti-eviction campaigner who helped to stall a repossession in Laois this year has backed the couple evicted from their five-bedroom home in Killiney.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2012
The Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) has launched legal proceedings against former Irish Nationwide Building Society boss Michael Fingleton.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012
Disgraced former Irish Nationwide boss Michael Fingleton is facing potential lawsuits as the State seeks the return of a €1m bonus.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2012
A protest takes place in Dublin today against Eirgrid plans to erect powerlines, pylons and a substation in Co Laois.
Wed, 25 Jan, 2012
A REPORT on how the Irish Nationwide Building Society needed almost €5.4 billion in re-capitalisation must be published, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has urged.
Thu, 15 Dec, 2011
DISGRACED banker Michael Fingleton has branded as “slander” claims that he operated the now defunct Irish Nationwide Building Society as his personal bank.
Tue, 13 Dec, 2011
THE Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore suggested that legal action may have to be brought against Irish Nationwide’s former head, Michael Fingleton.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2011
THAT ex-Irish Nationwide chief executive Michael Fingleton has refused to return his €1 million bonus is an absolute disgrace.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2011
Minister for Jobs and Enterprise Richard Bruton has described as “totally inappropriate” the expenses and bonuses incurred by former Irish Nationwide Chief Executive Michael Fingleton.
Fri, 30 Sep, 2011
A THIRD investigation file on the Director of Corporate Enforcement Paul Appleby’s investigation into the €30 billion collapse of Anglo Irish Bank has been submitted to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).
Fri, 30 Sep, 2011
The issue of the €1m bonus paid to Irish Nationwide chief executive Michael Fingleton's may be coming to a head, Anglo chairman Alan Duke has hinted.
Thu, 29 Sep, 2011
THE former chief executive of Irish Nationwide, Michael Fingleton, operated special loan facilities for “unlimited amounts of money” for his friends in the media, government and social circles, an Employment Appeals Tribunal heard yesterday.
Fri, 16 Sep, 2011
IN A less civilised country, Michael Fingleton might be “doing time”, but in lawful Ireland — where rights seem paramount compared to responsibilities — the former boss of the now defunct Irish Nationwide Building Society gets to watch time instead on a €11,000 time-piece presented to him as a going away present in 2009 by his fellow directors.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2011
ANGLO Irish Bank has refused to divulge if it has any leverage to force former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive Michael Fingleton to give back a €1 million bonus and watch worth €11,500 given to him on his retirement.
Thu, 04 Aug, 2011
Former Irish Nationwide boss Michael Fingleton has been ordered to give back a designer watch worth more than €11,000, given to him by the building society.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2011
FORMER Irish Nationwide chief executive Michael Fingleton continued to authorise several loans for one of his branch managers even though repayments on existing loans were in excess of the official’s salary.
Sat, 02 Jul, 2011
THERE were indications this week that we are moving towards a more sustainable society where the old, comfortable nudge-nudge corruption or the abuse of position will not be tolerated.
Sat, 02 Jul, 2011
Supporting French finance minister Christine Lagarde to head up the International Monetary Fund would back the country into a corner, it has been warned.
Tue, 24 May, 2011
THE IRISH Nationwide Building Society (INBS) has reported “catastrophic losses” of €3.3 billion for 2010 in what management has called “the final act of a tragedy”.
Fri, 20 May, 2011
The Financial Regulator has received several damning reports on corporate failures at Irish Nationwide covering the time during which Michael Fingleton was at the helm.
Sun, 13 Mar, 2011