Solicitor Brian O’Donnell with his children Blaise and Blake at the Bank of Ireland’s annual general court in UCD on Thursday: he said the board was “very complacent” and “low on energy”. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Bank of Ireland chairman Archie Kane told shareholders on Thursday it was the company’s “ambition” to pay a dividend in the first half of 2017 relati(...)

Robin O’Donnell: ‘I am a complete antiques nut and love everything old. Cars would be my weakness’

Robin O’Donnell, chief executive of Hibernian Antiques Fairs, Limerick. I organise some 30 antiques and art fairs at hotel venues throughout Ireland (...)

Blake O Donnell, Son of Solicitor Brian O’Donnell pictured at the High Court during the second week of a High Court action.

The High Court has continued orders preventing the sons of retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and three companies dissipating any money they may get fr(...)

Blake O’Donnell, a son of retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell, has described as “scurrilous” a bank’s claims concerning potential dissipation of assets from an expected imminent sale of a valuable property in London. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Blake O’Donnell, a son of retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell, has described as “scurrilous” a bank’s claims concerning potential dissipation of assets (...)

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell. At the High Court, Bank of Ireland applied ex-parte  to Mr Justice John Hedigan for the order on Friday. Photographer: Will Oliver

Bank of Ireland has obtained an emergency High Court order preventing retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell dissipating an estimated £6 million sterling ((...)

Brian O’Donnell and his wife Mary Patricia O’Donnell had debts of €71.5m with Bank of Ireland. Photograph: Will Oliver

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife have lost their appeal against the High Court’s dismissal of their bid to have their bankruptcy overtur(...)

Gorse Hill in Killiney. Bank of Ireland wants to sell Gorse Hill, which is valued at more than €5 million

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife Mary Patricia cannot, arising from their bankruptcy, defend a bank’s action aimed at preventing them tr(...)

Brian O’Donnell  with his son Blake. The adult O’Donnell children lost their claim that they owned Gorse Hill. Photograph: Courts Collins

A High Court judge has been asked to prevent retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell contesting a bank’s bid to prevent him trespassing on his former fami(...)

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell with his son Blake and daughter Alexandra. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The family of retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell, the Gorse Hill one, were in court again this week. The official overseeing his bankruptcy secured per(...)

 Ian Bailey leaves the High Court recently after losing his case over Garda conduct. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Billionaire businessman Denis O’Brien, journalist Ian Bailey, solicitor Brian O’Donnell and the family of businessman Seán Quinn – a new law term b(...)