The loans being put on the block were originally taken out by customers of Bank of Scotland Ireland during the boom before it became a unit of Lloyds.

Oaktree Capital, Goldman Sachs and Kildare Partners already active in Irish market

Eason’s acquisition of two retail units in Cork brings its total footprint there to six outlets. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Acquisition will add about €5m in turnover to book and stationary retailer

Developer Bernard McNamara: to oversee €20 million expansion of the K Club. Photograph: Collins

Businessman advising Mulryan on recovery

The list includes two retired judges, lawyers who have worked on state investigations into child abuse, a retired financial regulator from Jersey and a banker formerly based in Hong Kong. From left: Justice Daniel O’Keeffe, Martin Moloney, Ita Mangan and Judge Clare Leonard. Photograph: The Irish Times

Central Bank names 13 members of high powered panel to investigate allegedly rogue banks and bankers

The inquiry has the power to fine regulated corporations up to €10 million or 10 per cent of turnover depending on certain factors. Individuals can be fined up to €1 million provided this will not bankrupt them.

Irish Nationwide, whose collapse cost €5.4bn, expected to be first up

Gerry Barrett, a former maths teacher turned developer, is one of the largest remaining clients of Nama.

Loans secured against 10 assets including G Hotel in Galway

Seán Quinn: in 2004 he trumped Tony Mullins’s €70million bid to take Barlo private with an €84 million offer. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Investment group headed by Tony Mullins buys company from Aventas for €25m

Gencell Biosystems, a privately-owned Irish company, had raised €6 million to date from backers including Enterprise Ireland and global investors.

Gencell Biosystems sold to BD after raising €6 million from investors

Graffiti pictured along Creighton St and Windmill Lane, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Rock band gets control of building in Dublin’s Hanover Quay

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