Air authority being audited

International consultants are carrying out an audit of the Irish Aviation Authority's safety and licensing activities following complaints from various organistaions. By Frank Connolly

€16.7m refund to BOI customers

Bank of Ireland has refunded €16.7m to customers it underpaid when refunding them in relation to their Payment Protection Insurance policies. By Frank Connolly

'No evidence' against final man accused of Northern Bank robbery

There is no evidence against the only man now facing charges in connection with the December 2004 robbery of the Northern Bank in Belfast, according to his solicitor.
Solicitor Niall Murphy has told Village that there is no evidence against his client, Chris Ward, other than that he is an employee of the bank who transferred Stg£26m (€38m) from the bank vaults to a white transit van on the evening of the robbery, 20 December 2004.

AIB stalls on compensation commitment

Ireland's largest bank is involved in yet another controversy – this time on its failure to meet its own commitment to pay €20.6m to charity, money that it wrongly took from its customers. And still nobody has ever lost their job at AIB or been prosecuted even though the bank has been mired in scandal for over a decade. By Frank Connolly