The Property Services Regulatory Authority has received hundreds of complaints from house hunters about unlicensed staff, gazumping and fake bids. Photograph: Frank Miller

The State’s new property regulator is to begin a major crackdown on rogue estate agents and auctioneers, according to the Sunday Business Post. The Pr(...)

Patricia Burke Brogan at the sculpture by Mick Wilkins to the Magdalene women at Forster Street in Galway city early last year. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Patricia Burke Brogan didn’t expect to be on any invitation list during the Taoiseach’s speedy sprint around Galway 10 days ago. With school-opening,(...)

IBRC Assurance was restructured by management under its then chief executive Mike Aynsley. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The liquidator of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has secured a preferred bidder to acquire the assurance arm of the former Anglo Irish Bank. The (...)

Former EU competition commissioner Joaquín Almunia said the transfers complied with state aid rules Photograph: Reuters

The European Commission has approved the 2012 transfer of seven tranches of loans from five Irish banks to the National Asset Management Agency. In a (...)

A store star is born: Conor Pope goes to work in Arnotts for the day. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Bringing an infamous sex offender to the table on the first day of a new job seems like a bad idea, so I lie to my fellow recruits around the table(...)

Talks have been going on between Johnny Ronan and Nama over his personal and company debts since last March. Photograph: Collins

Developer Johnny Ronan is on the verge of buying out his loans of €300 million from the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) with the financial bac(...)

Ulster Bank chief executive Jim Brown said higher rents will make it harder to save for a deposit

Ulster Bank has told the Oireachtas finance committee that some 68 per cent of all of its mortgages to first-time buyers this year would have falle(...)

In the High Court in 2012, Mr Justice Peter Charleton ruled the family were entitled to advance claims that the loans were made for “wholesale” market manipulation in breach of Irish and European law.

Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) has asked the Supreme Court to overturn a decision permitting the family of bankrupt businessman Sean Quinn a(...)

A computer-generated view of the seventh-floor  cafe with an outside terrace planned for the new Central Bank headquarters, which will be built on the Dublin docklands site once earmarked as a head office for the former Anglo Irish Bank

The Central Bank of Ireland’s new €140 million eco-headquarters will have a seventh-floor cafe with an outdoor terrace where staff can enjoy stunning (...)

 Aoife Quinn: formerly owned  the Holiday Inn Hotel in Nottingham, control of which was seized by Anglo Irish Bnk in 2011.  Collins Courts

Family members of businessman Seán Quinn have been told that the former Anglo Irish Bank has been unable to locate 135 original documents, including (...)