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Banking inquiry chair an ‘Irish Sir Humphrey’

Banking inquiry chair an ‘Irish Sir Humphrey’

Lone parents avail of ‘work benefit’

Lone parents avail of ‘work benefit’

Bruton to seek CGT reduction for entrepreneurs

Bruton to seek CGT reduction for entrepreneurs

Business groups say many proprietors put off from selling firms due to 33 per cent rate of CGT

Guide to state supports for manufacturing to be launched next week

Guide to state supports for manufacturing to be launched next week

Zero apply for advertised hospital consultant posts

Zero apply for advertised hospital consultant posts

Exclusive: Twice as many operations called off under coalition

Exclusive: Twice as many operations called off under coalition

Over 11,500 operations and procedures were cancelled over the first six months of 2015

The Fingleton files: Former INBS chief claims he was the victim of bad press

The Fingleton files: Former INBS chief claims he was the victim of bad press

But a number of expert reports into Irish Nationwide’s demise sharply contradict his version of events

Fennelly: Claims counter claims and confusion

Fennelly: Claims counter claims and confusion

The commission has exposed a damning account of government malfunction and official obfuscation

EXCLUSIVE: Burton wants formal voting pact with FG

EXCLUSIVE: Burton wants formal voting pact with FG

Tanaiste will make proposal to parliamentary party next week

Can Joan Burton save Labour?

Can Joan Burton save Labour?

Buffeted by governing in an age of austerity, the Labour Party faces perhaps its greatest electoral test ever

State considers taking thousands more refugees

State considers taking thousands more refugees

Government officials are drawing up plans for cabinet briefing

Elaine Byrne: Bankers omit ‘irrelevant’ details

Elaine Byrne: Bankers omit ‘irrelevant’ details

So what else did they fail to tell the banking inquiry?

Fennelly shears the Taoiseach of moral authority

Fennelly shears the Taoiseach of moral authority

Fresh push to force banks to reduce variable interest rates for mortgages

Fresh push to force banks to reduce variable interest rates for mortgages

Will any lessons be learned from the banking inquiry?

Will any lessons be learned from the banking inquiry?

The banking inquiry is unlikely to find a smoking gun. So was it all a waste of time?