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Graham Fahy

AIB chief says Irish mortgage market to disappoint but rebound in medium term

Oct 17 2018

DUBLIN AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne said on Wednesday that the Irish market for mortgages would be smaller than expected in 2018, but the shortfall would be erased in the medium term as newly built property becomes available for buyers.

Irish court appoints inspectors to Ireland's largest newspaper group

Sep 04 2018

DUBLIN Ireland's High Court on Tuesday approved an application by the state's corporate watchdog to appoint inspectors to investigate potentially unlawful conduct at Independent News & Media (INM), the country's largest newspaper group.

UPDATE 2-Irish court appoints inspectors to Ireland's largest newspaper group

Sep 04 2018

* INM was "gravely concerned" over potential appointment (Adds comments by INM)

Pope begs forgiveness for 'state of shame' inflicted on Ireland

Aug 26 2018

DUBLIN/KNOCK, Ireland Pope Francis on Sunday begged forgiveness for the multitude of abuses suffered by victims in Ireland at the hand of the church over decades as he concluded a tour of the once deeply Catholic country watched by parishioners and protesters. | Video

Ryanair says biggest-ever strike to ground 600 flights next week

Jul 18 2018

DUBLIN Ryanair is to cancel more than 12 percent of its flights for two days next week in its biggest-ever strike as cabin crew escalate a staff revolt that began among disaffected pilots last year.

Kurt Cobain's daughter says time for U.S. to get over mental health taboo

Jul 17 2018

DUBLIN Kurt Cobain's daughter said on Tuesday the United States should overcome its taboo about mental health and addiction almost a quarter of century after her rock star father took his own life. | Video

Bank of Ireland to boost lending, address lagging UK business

Jun 13 2018

DUBLIN Bank of Ireland plans to increase the size of its loan book and invest in front-end technology as part of efforts to improve profitability and efficiency, CEO Francesca McDonagh said on Wednesday.

U.S.-bound flight diverted to Ireland after security scare

Jun 11 2018

NEW YORK/DUBLIN A United Airlines flight from Rome to Chicago was diverted to Ireland's Shannon Airport on Monday after a message perceived as a potential security concern was discovered on board, Irish police and airline officials said.

Former Anglo Irish Bank CEO found guilty of defrauding depositors, investors

Jun 06 2018

DUBLIN The former chief executive of the failed Anglo Irish Bank, David Drumm, was found guilty on Wednesday of conspiring to defraud depositors and investors during a banking crisis that crippled Ireland's economy a decade ago.

Home mortgage debt outstanding legacy of Ireland's financial crisis

Jun 03 2018

DUBLIN Jason and Orlaigh O'Connor secured a half-million-euro mortgage 11 years ago to buy the family home from Orlaigh's ageing parents, even though Jason had to work overtime to meet the repayments and Orlaigh had no regular income.

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