Sean Dunne: the Ballsbridge home he shared with Gayle Killilea was leased to the South African embassy at a rent of €180,000 a year after their move to the US. Photograph: The Irish Times Photo/Steve Miller

Bank of Scotland has asked a US court for permission to enforce its interest in the former Dublin home of bankrupt developer Sean Dunne and his wife (...)

Lawyers for Nama, which is owed $343 million (€250 million) by Seán Dunne, asked the US bankruptcy court in Connecticut to “quash” the developer’s request to question the agency’s chief executive Brendan McDonagh.

The National Asset Management Agency has asked a US court to block a request from bankrupt property developer Seán Dunne to question the State loans a(...)

Irish aircraft lessor, Avolon, is planning to buy six Dreamliners from US giant Boeing in a deal worth more than €1 billion.Avalon, run by industry v(...)

President’s  choice: Kevin O’Malley is a political donor and Obama supporter. Photograph: AP Photo

President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the next US ambassador to Ireland, Missouri lawyer Kevin O’Malley, will be questioned today by a Senate commit(...)

 Colum McCann: “I am recovering quickly and I’ve been overwhelmed by the generous response from friends and strangers alike.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A man has been charged with assaulting award-winning Irish novelist Colum McCann at the end of June in New Haven, Connecticut. US police say Connectic(...)

Horace Silver in an image from the sleeve of the Blue Note record Senor Blues - Cool Eyes.

Jazz musician Horace Silver, a composer known for pioneering hard bop, has died at age 85.Silver, a native of Norwalk, Connecticut, was shaped by the (...)

Amtrack’s almost three-hour Acela Express train journey connects Union Station in Washington DC (above) with New York. Photograph: Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Amtrak

Before the train pulls into Philadelphia’s 30th Street train station en route from New York City to Washington DC, conductor Michael Sternfeld announc(...)

 Seán Dunne leaving court on Monday in Bridgeport Connecticut. Photograph: Simon Carswell / The Irish Times

The court-appointed trustee overseeing the US bankruptcy of property developer Sean Dunne intends to ask the American court’s permission to seek acces(...)

The US court official overseeing Seán Dunne’s bankruptcy has queried whether he may in fact be divorced from his wife, former gossip columnist Gayle Killilea Dunne. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The US court official overseeing Seán Dunne’s bankruptcy has queried whether he may in fact be divorced from his wife, former gossip columnist Gayle (...)

Seán  Dunne filed for bankruptcy in the US in March 2013 owing $942 million (€690 million). He was declared bankrupt in Ireland four months later in unprecedented parallel bankruptcies.

A US bankruptcy official has accused property developer Seán Dunne of trying to send him on “a wild goose chase” to obtain information and documents i(...)