Anglo Tapes: The key days
January: Anglo Irish Bank named "best bank in the world" by consultants Oliver Wyman
May: Anglo Irish Bank shares peak at more than €17 each, valuing the bank at €13bn
September 11: Sean Quinn's stake in bank is revealed to be 24pc
September 14: UK bank Northern Rock suffers "bank run" as panicky savers queue to pull out cash
October 31: Anglo Irish Bank raises €2bn in so-called "covered bond"
November: ANGLO TAPES John Bowe and Declan Quilligan discuss poor state of the bank
November 28: Anglo Irish Bank reports record profits of €1.24bn
22 February: Northern Rock nationalised by UK government
March 17: "St Patrick's Day massacre" sees shares in Anglo Irish and other banks plunge. Shares continue to fall over the coming months
September 15: Lehman Brothers goes bankrupt in the US.
Nervous savers start withdrawing billions of euro from Ireland's banks
September 17: Bank of Ireland alarms investors with bleak trading statement.
September 17: Anglo Irish Bank executives meet Central Bank officials. Anglo wants €7bn emergency loan
September 18: ANGLO TAPES John Bowe and Peter Fitzgerald's shocking taped phone conversation
September 19: ANGLO TAPES David Drumm tells John Bowe he will go to the Central Bank with arms swinging
September 30: Government announces €400bn blanket guarantee for banks, putting taxpayers on the hook for Anglo losses
October 2: ANGLO TAPES David Drumm and John Bowe mock German and UK reaction to the bank guarantee
December 3: Anglo Irish Bank's annual results say the bank is profitable and solvent
December 15: ANGLO TAPES David Drumm tells John Bowe to prepare bond buyback and hits out at Merrill Lynch
December 19: David Drumm resigns
December 21: Government says it will pump €1.5bn into Anglo and shares fall to just 12 cent each
January: Anglo Irish Bank formally nationalised.
Sean Quinn says he has lost €1bn on Anglo shares
February: Government injects €7bn into Bank of Ireland and Allied Irish
April: National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) to be set up to take over bad bank assets
May: Government injects further €4bn into Anglo
September: Australian Mike Aynsley brought in to run the bank.