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Banking inquiry chair an ‘Irish Sir Humphrey’

Banking inquiry chair an ‘Irish Sir Humphrey’

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

Elaine Byrne: Bankers omit ‘irrelevant’ details

Elaine Byrne: Bankers omit ‘irrelevant’ details

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

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?

The Fingleton Files: Everything you know is wrong

The Fingleton Files: Everything you know is wrong

Michael Fingleton came out swinging as he faced down his questioners at the banking inquiry last week

In the Shadows of the Bankers: Anglo and the ghosts at the feast

In the Shadows of the Bankers: Anglo and the ghosts at the feast

Last week’s instalment of the banking inquiry was as notable for who wasn’t there as who was

Cavalier media are selling the inquiry short

Cavalier media are selling the inquiry short

Powerful forces don’t want to see the banking inquiry complete its work

Elaine Byrne: Toxic bank, toxic culture

Elaine Byrne: Toxic bank, toxic culture

Fintan Drury hinted he may have been out of his depth at Anglo but was an expert at accessing senior politicians

Fintan of knowledge?

Fintan of knowledge?

Fintan Drury told the banking inquiry that he had been in the dark about key matters relating to Anglo Irish Bank

IBRC executives point to breakdown of trust

IBRC executives point to breakdown of trust

Alan Dukes and Mike Aynsley paint a picture of a Department of Finance that was short of resources, hostile to outside expertise and utterly incapable of micro-managing banks

Anglo’s fall guys: who are they?

Anglo’s fall guys: who are they?

Tiarnan O’Mahoney, Bernard Daly and Aoife Maguire all carried the can for the bank’s collapse in court last week

Anglo trial: The inside story of how the three bankers were caught and jailed

Anglo trial: The inside story of how the three bankers were caught and jailed

The historic case arose after Seán FitzPatrick’s brother-in-law was removed from a client list sent to Revenue

What Bertie did – and didn’t do

What Bertie did – and didn’t do

The former taoiseach’s words at the banking inquiry last week were not always backed up by the historical record of his 11 years in office.

Banking Inquiry week 25: No ‘Gotcha’ moment

Banking Inquiry week 25: No ‘Gotcha’ moment

There’s no smoking gun or bloody candlestick to be found by the banking inquiry – this is more like lead poisoning over many, many years

The NTMA kept its head when others were losing theirs

The NTMA kept its head when others were losing theirs

Politicians and institutions blundered, but one agency’s reputation pulled the country through