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Oireachtas Banking Inquiry issues directions seeking documents and other material


The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry today, Thursday 15th January 2015 agreed to write to various institutions to which its terms of reference relate issuing directions to seek documents and other material to assist its work.

The institutions and Departments being contacted are:

• AIB (also covering EBS)
• Bank of Ireland
• Permanent TSB (also covering IL&P)
• Ulster Bank
• Special Liquidator IBRC (covering Anglo and INBS)
• Department of Finance
• Department of the Taoiseach

Chairman Ciaran Lynch TD: “In December, the Committee wrote to AIB, Bank of Ireland, Permanent TSB, Ulster Bank, the special liquidator to the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, the Department of Finance and the Department of the Taoiseach seeking documents and a range of relevant material which will assist us in our work in preparation for the Nexus phase public hearings due to commence in April 2015. During the Nexus phase, we will engage with institutions and individuals who had roles during the crisis. Written submissions were received from the various institutions in early January and we are pleased with the co-operation we have received so far. The Committee is now formally directing the institutions to provide the information requested along with the sequence and timing as to when the material will arrive.”

All media enquiries in relation to the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry should be addressed to:

Ciaran Brennan,
Houses of the Oireachtas,
Communications Unit,
Leinster House,
Dublin 2

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Committee Membership


Ciarán Lynch (Chairman)
Pearse Doherty
Joe Higgins
Michael McGrath
Eoghan Murphy
Kieran O’Donnell
John Paul Phelan


Sean D Barrett
Michael D’Arcy
Marc MacSharry
Susan O’Keeffe