Legal eagle: Brian O’Donnell hopes the Supreme Court will grant an appeal to the ruling that he and his wife, Dr Mary Pat O’Donnell, must leave the Killiney mansion. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

What is Gorse Hill? It’s a €7 million, 9,000sq ft mansion in the well-to-do south Dublin suburb of Killiney. Sitting on 1.25 acres overlooking the Iri(...)

Brian O’Donnell leaves the Court of Appeal in Dublin after he lost his appeal against the repossession of his former home in Killiney yesterday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire 1:57

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife Dr Mary Patricia have failed in their bid to have their bankruptcy overturned.The High Court’s Ms Justi(...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell, seen entering the Four Courts on Wednesday, has lost his appeal against a High Court ruling ordering him and his wife to vacate their Killiney Mansion in south Co Dublin. Photograph: Collins. 1:57

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife have been ordered by the Court of Appeal to leave their Killiney mansion in south Co Dublin within two (...)

 Gerry O’Boyle, of Land League West, at repossessed houses in Hazel Downs Estate, Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

‘You see up there?” says Gerry O’Boyle, on a road outside Kiltimagh, Co Mayo. He points to a jeep blocking a driveway that leads up to a modest far(...)

Blaise O’Donnell and Dr Mary Patricia O’Donnell at the Four Courts yesterday. Photograph: Collins

The wife and daughter of retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell displayed their anger towards a bank’s legal team during the hearing of a challenge to the (...)

 Brian O’Donnell arrives at the Court of Appeal in Dublin for  an appeal case to a High Court trespass order against him at his former seaside mansion home Gorse Hill, in Killiney. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

A judgement is expected late next week in the appeal taken by solicitor Brian O’Donnell against a High Court order requiring him and his wife to vacat(...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell.  Photo Leon Farrell /Photocall Ireland

The Court of Appeal extended by a day the suspension of a High Court order requiring solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife Mary Patricia to vacate a(...)

Brian O’Donnell: Said his loans were not from Bank of Ireland but from Bank of Ireland Private Banking, which was not a licensed bank but a mortgage intermediary. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The Court of Appeal extended by a day the suspension of a High Court order requiring solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife to vacate a mansion in the(...)

I’m like, “I haven’t come here to mock. I mean, I could say that all of that silicone you’ve had injected into your forehead over the years has made you look like a demented halibut. But I’m not going to.”

Abigail Markham is losing her house. It’s the old, old story. Could happen to any one of us. She and her husband, Don, borrowed €96 million from the b(...)

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The Court of Appeal granted a six-day reprieve to solicitor Brian O’Donnell on a High Court order requiring him and his wife to vacate a mansion in th(...)