Former managing partner at Tughans Law Firm, Belfast Ian Coulter: Said the money which “has been called into question” – and which he said was actually £7.5 million – “was part of the total legal and consultancy fees”.

The Belfast lawyer at the heart of allegations concerning the £1.2 billion purchase of the National Asset Management Agency’s loan portfolio in Northe(...)

Independent TD Mick Wallace. Photograph: Courts Collins

The Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is to issue another invitation to Independent TD Mick Wallace to appear before it in private session. Mr Wall(...)

 Mick Wallace: used Dáil privilege to reveal a northern politician or party may have been the intended beneficiary of a £7m sum lodged in an offshore account. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Independent TD Mick Wallace has said he will disclose new material around a controversial property disposal by the National Assets Management Agency (...)

Nama chairman Frank Daly (left) and chief executive Brendan McDonagh  yesterday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A number of potential buyers were eyeing Nama’s Northern Irish property loans in mid-2013, but US fund manager Pimco made the strongest play for the a(...)

Nama chairman Frank Daly who told the Public Accounts Committee any money based in an offshore account did not come from Nama.

US fund Pimco agreed to pay former Nama advisory board member, Frank Cushnahan, £5 million if its bid for the agency’s northern Irish loans succeeded,(...)

Nama sold €5.6 billion worth of loans against northern Irish properties to Cerberus for €1.7 billion in June 2014. The US fund hired US lawyers Brown and Rudnick, along with  Northern Irish firm Tughans, as advisers. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

State agency Nama on Tuesday defended the sale of its Northern Ireland loans, which has sparked a row over claims of corrupt payments and is facing pa(...)

US citizen Jeremiah Mathis Thede is in custody charged with endangering the safety of the aircraft, disruptive behaviour on board and common assault while onboard a United Airlines flight on June 20th this year. Photograph: Kevin Moloney/ Getty Images

An American citizen accused of an air rage incident is likely to be prosecuted in the Crown Court because of the huge costs to the airline, a judge he(...)

Ian Coulter, a former managing partner of Belfast law firm Tughans

The growing controversy over the sale of its Northern Irish loan book raises a number of very serious questions about governance at Nama as it canters(...)

The Parliament Buildings in the Stormont Estate in Belfast. Photograph: PA/Paul Faith.

The North Assembly’s finance committee is due to meet tomorrow in emergenecy session to consider allegations by TD Mick Wallace that £7 million was lo(...)

PAC chairman John McGuinness. Photograph: David Sleator

The Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) plans to investigate claims that almost €10 million in an offshore account was intended to pay figures asso(...)