‘We now also have the ridiculous situation in which Denis O’Brien’s spokesman uses the airwaves to condemn Deputy Murphy for “peddling lies” in the Dail but listeners are not told what her allegation is and are in no position to judge for themselves whether the spokesman’s strident condemnation is itself true or not.’ Above, Denis O’Brien. Photograph; Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The controversy about Deputy Catherine Murphy’s statements in the Dáil regarding Denis O’Brien’s banking arrangements with IBRC and its special liq(...)

Denis  O’Brien secured an injunction preventing RTÉ from broadcasting a report on the substance of the subject at the centre of Independent TD Catherine Murphy’s comments. That order was also directed at any person or media outlet on notice of it, including The Irish Times. Photograph: The Irish Times

The media’s right to publish statements made in the Dáil will be tested in the courts as senior members of Government and Opposition defended the u(...)

Fitzwilliam said that it would continue to develop both Arnotts itself and the surrounding properties as market conditions improve.

Property player Noel Smyth’s Fitzwilliam Finance Partners has won the battle for control of landmark Dublin department store, Arnotts. In a statement(...)

In a US court filing, David Drumm challenged the assertion by Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, formerly Anglo, this month, that it “would be hard to imagine a more dishonest debt.”

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has accused the bank of attacking him personally rather than his reasons for why he should be e(...)

Denis O’Brien: took an injunction against proposed RTÉ report on his private banking affairs with IBRC.

March 2012: Denis O’Brien’s Millington buys Siteserv for €45.4 million. The deal saw State-owned Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) write off(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien. File photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Dáil will not sit again until Tuesday week despite opposition demands that it be recalled in the wake controversy surrounding TD Catherine Murphy’(...)

Lawyers acting on  behalf of Denis O’Brien claimed  details spoken about in the Dáil were covered by an existing temporary injunction that Mr O’Brien succeeded in getting after High Court proceedings. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Independent TD Catherine Murphy has made new claims in the Dáil about businessman Denis O’Brien’s banking arrangements with IBRC, formerly Anglo Irish(...)

The five-star Monart hotel and spa in Co Wexford. It is included in the sale of Ulster Bank’s Project Coney portfolio to Sankaty Advisers

Ulster Bank has agreed the sale of its Project Coney portfolio to Sankaty Advisers, a US-based affiliate of investment group Bain Capital. The portfo(...)

Catherine Murphy: said she was acting on the concerns of citizens and engaged in a search for answers

The Ceann Comhairle, Seán Barrett, is likely to refer Siteserv’s request to amend the Dáil record in relation to the company to the Oireachtas Commit(...)

Denis O’Brien: ‘I believe that every citizen is entitled to privacy in their financial affairs.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Businessman Denis O’Brien said he was “delighted” after winning a High Court injunction on Thursday against RTÉ preventing the broadcast of a news rep(...)