Dargan FitzGerald (L) and Paul Smith said EBS described property lending decision a 'mistake'

Auditors not consulted on lending decision - EBS

20 May Auditors for EBS have told the Oireachtas banking inquiry that the turning point for the building society was a 2005 decision to follow its competition into development and property lending.

The talks will take place at Lansdowne House, Ballsbridge, Co Dublin

Public pay talks to resume tomorrow

19 May Pay talks between officials from the Department of Public Expenditure and representatives of 19 public sector unions have adjourned and will resume tomorrow at 2.30pm.

The Greek government has been locked in talks with its foreign lenders to try to secure fresh aid

Greece in warning over possible crash crunch

11 May Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakishas has warned the country would face a cash crunch within two weeks, and was in an urgent need of the last tranche of rescue funds from its €240 billion bailout.