The report entitled, From Puerto Rico to the Dublin Docklands, Vulture Funds and Debt in Ireland and the Global South is by the Debt and Development Coalition Ireland. Photograph: Getty Images

The arrival of “vulture funds” in the Irish property market means an increased likelihood of people being evicted from their homes, according to a rep(...)

 Gary Palmer, Irish Debt Securities Association

As global investors fled Ireland amid the panic of 2009, US hedge fund Davidson Kempner spied an opportunity: It set up a company in Dublin to mop up (...)

The Northern Ireland Assembly election will take place on Thursday, May 5th. Each of the 18 constituencies – including Belfast South – will elect six Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs).

South Belfast is one of the most competitive of all the North’s 18 constituencies in this Northern Ireland Assembly election. There will be intense(...)

Protest: tenants  take part in a march  organised by Tyrrelstown Tenants Action Group. Photograph: Eric Luke

One of the companies at the centre of the evictions row in Tyrrelstown is part of a group of firms used by private equity funds to hold assets and tak(...)

Nama chairman Frank Daly has accused a Northern Assembly committee of making ‘unsubstantiated and unfounded’ claims in a report on the State body’s controversial Project Eagle sale. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Nama chairman Frank Daly has accused a Northern Assembly committee of making “unsubstantiated and unfounded” claims in a report on the State body’s co(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: criticised by the Northern Ireland Assembly committee for failing to suspend the auction. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan could not have halted the National Asset Management Agency’s (Nama) Project Eagle sale when a conflict of interes(...)

In March 2014 Nama found that Pimco had agreed to pay £5 million each to Frank Cushnahan, who had resigned from Nama’s Northern Ireland Advisory Committee the previous November, US lawyers Brown Rudnick and Belfast solicitors, Tughans.

The National Asset Management Agency (Nama), US companies Cerberus and Pimco, and the Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, all came under fire this w(...)

Sinn Féin has called on Minister for Finance Michael Noonan to answer questions in the Dáil over Project Eagle. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin has called on the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan to appear before the Dáil to answer questions on the sale of Project Eagle. Mr Noonan(...)

Dublin Bus: A mid-length journey cash fare that cost €1.60 five years ago now costs €2.70, an increase of almost 70 per cent. Photograph: Cyril Byrne Photograph: Cyril Byrne Dublin Bus jobs loss. Jan16th-08

There is a guy on my bus route who thinks he is Elvis. Or rather, there is a Dublin Bus driver who occasionally drives a route I sometimes take to wo(...)

Prominent Northern Ireland businessman Gareth Graham (centre) leaving Stormont after speaking to the Nama inquiry. Mr Graham is a well-known property developer in Belfast. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

Businessman Gareth Graham has settled his court action against US company Cerberus, distancing himself from allegations that it made corrupt payments (...)