Former ‘Apprentice’ contestant Stuart Baggs (27) has died, a spokesman for his firm confirmed.

Former ‘Apprentice’ contestant Stuart Baggs (27) has died, a spokesman for his firm confirmed. The entrepreneur ran Blue Wave Communications on the Is(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank official Aoife Maguire at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court last week. Photograph:  Collins Courts

The Companies Act places heavy duties on officers of a company, people who are “at the top”, but Aoife Maguire, one of three former Anglo Irish Bank o(...)

Mr Justice Brian McGovern: said proceedings were ‘part of a wider co-ordinated campaign by the O’Donnell family’ to frustrate the bank and receiver from disposing of Gorse Hill. Photograph: Will Oliver

A legal bar on the sale of retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell’s former family home should be lifted, the High Court has ruled. Two lis pendens –(...)

Nama: says controversy over payment is peripheral to the agency and only really concerns the relationship between the advisers who worked for Cerberus. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

US law firm Brown Rudnick played a central role in the controversy over the sale of Nama’s Northern Irish loan book. It initially canvassed the agency(...)

Prof John Crown outside Leinster House. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Medical Corner This week, Prof John Crown advises on the best course of action to follow if you suffer a nasty wallop to the ballots area. It’s near(...)

Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson said that no one in his family or his party sought to benefit by “one penny” from the purchase of Nama’s Northern Ireland 850-property portfolio.

The North’s First Minister Peter Robinson has said that no one in his family or his party sought to benefit by “one penny” from the purchase of Nama’s(...)

Solid brief: Independent TD Mick Wallace told the Dáil  £7 million had been lodged in an Isle of Man account “reportedly earmarked for a Northern Ireland politician or party”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Namagate, as Jim Allister, the Traditional Unionist Voice leader, has dubbed it, to the annoyance of the National Asset Management Agency, is a big(...)

Sammy Wilson, who met with minister for finance Brian Lenihan in October 2009 to discuss Nama’s Northern portfolio. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

2009: Nama created to deal with toxic bank loans. It is greeted by more than a degree of wariness in the North amongst business and political leade(...)

 Nama chairman Frank Daly and CEO Brendan McDonagh arriving at the Public Accounts Committee in Leinster House, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

US investment firm Pimco approached the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) about buying its Northern Irish loans two months before Frank Cushnah(...)

 Nama chairman Frank Daly: told the Dáil Public Accounts Committee he would not give evidence to the Stormont inquiry.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) is to take the lead role in investigating allegations of corruption relating to the sale of the National Asset Man(...)