The Taoiseach has asked the head of the ECB to reconsider its stance on the banking inquiry.
Ireland will face more problems with an overheating economy unless expectations surrounding the next election are restrained, a banking expert said.
The Department of Finance did not have enough trained economists at the time of the crash, according to one expert giving evidence at the Banking Inquiry this morning.
Irish MEPs have all signed a joint letter demanding that the ECB President Mario Draghi appear before the Banking Inquiry.
The Banking Inquiry will continue its first public hearings this morning.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that he will ask Mario Draghi to attend the banking inquiry - but cannot force him to do so.
The first expert witness at the Banking Inquiry has said the Government took the “safe decision” to bail out Ireland’s banks.
An inquiry into the collapse of the banking system will illuminate a dark period of the country’s past, the head of the investigation has said.
Members of the Oireachtas banking inquiry who miss even one session where a witness is giving evidence can be removed from the committee.
It has emerged the Oireachtas banking inquiry could be given wider powers than first expected.
The Oireachtas banking inquiry is expected to sign off on its terms of reference today.
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said he will not be advising the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry on how to conduct its investigations.
A member of the Oireachtas banking inquiry has said it could collapse if anyone tries to challenge it.
It is reported that the first witnesses to be called before the banking inquiry this September will be two individuals who had initially predicted the Celtic Tiger property collapse.
The Oireachtas banking inquiry has been told it cannot inquire into the Cabinet meeting which led to the introduction of the bank guarantee.
The former head of the European Central Bank Jean-Claude Trichet has said that he will not be appearing before the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry.
Reports today suggest the Dáil banking inquiry could be run with a rotating TD membership.
Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte has said that a 'bias test' for TDs who want to sit on the Banking Inquiry is crucial to protect prosecutions against senior bank officials.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has predicted former taoisigh will willingly participate in a parliamentary inquiry into the banking collapse.
Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness says he has no intention of stepping aside from the role during an examination of Ireland's banking collapse.
Justice Minister Alan Shatter says "bad judgement and greed" are still alive and well in Ireland.
A report on the causes of the banking crisis is expected to be discussed by the Cabinet this morning.
The Department of Finance has confirmed that €1,000 a day is being paid to the head of the Banking Commission of Investigation.
A banking expert from Finland will investigate Finance Minister Brian Lenihan’s handling of the financial meltdown, the Government confirmed today.
The Government has announced that a former senior official at the Finnish Ministry of Finance has agreed to lead the inquiry into the banks.
Finance Minister Brian Lenihan tonight said he was willing to extend the remit of the banking inquiry to cover the nationalisation of Anglo Irish Bank.
The Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan has said the Government is seeking an international expert on finance to chair its banking inquiry.
Taoiseach Brian Cowen has defended the Government's decision to exclude an examination of past policy failures from the official inquiry into the banking crash.
The Governor of the Central Bank said today that he thought about interviewing the Taoiseach as part of his report into the banking crisis.
The Governor of the Central Bank has said we still do not know how the major banks failed to avoid disaster.
The report by the Governor of the Central Bank into the banking crisis here will come under the spotlight again today.
Finance Minister Brian Lenihan today insisted the Government had a mandate to see out its full term in office, saying they have a job to finish.
The Government will table a motion of full confidence in Taoiseach Brian Cowen next week after two highly critical reports gave a damning indictment of his handling of the economy while Finance Minister.
Fine Gael has tabled a motion of no confidence in Taoiseach Brian Cowen.
Finance Minister Brian Lenihan has said the Taoiseach cannot bear sole responsiblilty for the failures of successive administrations that led to the banking crisis.
Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny is to propose a motion of no confidence in the Taoiseach in the Dáil later this morning, in light of the details of two reports into Ireland's banking crisis, published yesterday.
Fine Gael has said that the two reports into the financial crisis expected to be published later today will have implications for the political future of Taoiseach Brian Cowen.
Two separate reports into the banking crisis are expected to be published today.
Two separate reports into the banking crisis are expected to be published tomorrow after being examined at a special meeting of the Cabinet.
The Cabinet has been briefed on the contents of two reports into the banking crisis, which are understood to heavily criticise Brian Cowen's budgets during the boom.
Cork Senator Dan Boyle offered to resign as Green Party finance spokesman last week over concerns about the planned banking inquiry, it has emerged.
The Government's appointed a Brussels-based financial consultant to carry out the first review of the banking crisis.
Labour leader Eamonn Gilmore has said the controversial bank guarantee scheme must be investigated as part of the banking inquiry.
The name of the person heading up one of two 'scoping' inquiries into the banking crisis could be revealed by the end of the week.
Taoiseach Brian Cowen will not object to public hearings into his role in the banking collapse, he signalled today.
The Taoiseach said he has no problem giving evidence to the banking inquiry in public if that is how the Commission of Investigation decides to do it.
The Opposition is again hitting out at the Government's proposals for a banking inquiry.
The Government will tonight vote down the Labour party proposal for a public inquiry into the banking crisis.
Plans for an inquiry into the collapse of Ireland’s banking system were tonight denounced as a whitewash designed to protect insiders.
The Government is to set up a commission of investigation to enquire into the collapse in the banking system by the summer, and will complete its work within six months.
The Government is now likely to agree to an inquiry into the banking crisis with elements to be held in public and private.
The Taoiseach and the Green Party leader are to meet this afternoon to discuss the format of any inquiry into the banking crisis.
The Government Chief Whip has denied a Coalition row is brewing regarding the proposed banking inquiry.