Morning top 5: Banking Inquiry report and 100 jobs for Dublin

The top stories this Wednesday morning...

The high-profile banking investigation into what caused the economic crash is to be put before the Dail, by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny later today.

The document comes after a year of lengthy public questioning of some of the key political and banking figures, in charge at the time of the economic crisis

Inquiry members examined more than 14,000 previously unseen documents.


Gardaí investigating the murder of Kenneth O'Brien are searching for the gun used in his killing.

The Irish Independent is reporting that a post-mortem examination revealed he was shot in the head before his body was dismembered.

DNA analysis last night confirmed that body parts found last Sunday in the Grand Canal at Sallins, belonged to the 33-year-old Dubliner.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area, to contact them.


Members of the travelling community evicted from a halting site in Dundalk will be given a chance to speak in the Oireachtas today.

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has invited the former residents of Woodland Park to Leinster House, amid claims that many of them are camped out in a carpark in the town.

The controversy arose after Louth County Council ordered 23 families to leave the unofficial halting site over health and safety fears.

However the travellers say they have been left homeless.


The Irish Times is reporting that Credit Suisse will today open a new trading floor in Dublin, which will employ 100 people.

The jobs will include staff in the trading risk and office support sections of the company.

The new positions will be based in the IFSC in Dublin.


Politicians from all sides of the political divide will come together later as part of a new plan to combat sexual violence.

The cross-party 'Helping Hand' initiative is asking TDs and Senators to put aside their political differences in the run-up to the General Election to focus on fighting abuse.

The idea is spearheaded by Labour Senator Maria Cahill who went public with claims she was raped by a senior IRA member as a teenager.