Dearbail Jordan

Dearbail was a reporter on The Lawyer from 1998 to 2001, becoming City editor and later deputy news editor.

Irish banks’ toughest test

For Ireland’s banking sector, 2017 could be a significant year. Almost a decade on from the financial crisis Allied Irish Bank (AIB) which – along with Bank of Ireland, is one of the country’s two pillar banks – could return to private ownership in 2017.