Thomas McFeely: claims that a  five-year extension   would be unfair, disproportionate and oppressive and  that he is  being  unfairly singled out from other bankrupts

Priory Hall developer Thomas McFeely has urged the High Court to refuse an “oppressive” bid to extend his bankruptcy by another five years. The offici(...)

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(...)

Gayle Killilea lodged notice of her appeal on Tuesday. Photograph:  Collins Courts

The wife of bust property developer Sean Dunne has appealed a US court ruling last month that paved the way for her husband’s Irish bankruptcy officia(...)

Sean Dunne and his wife Gayle Killilea  have been contesting legal actions on both sides of the Atlantic, as well as in South Africa

The long-running game of chess that is the litigation around the Irish and American bankruptcies of property developer Sean Dunne received much needed(...)

Seán Quinn is now free of his three-year bankruptcy term and reportedly working as a “consultant” for a business that was once part of the Quinn Group and is now owned by some of his former employees. This is good news for him but of little comfort to taxpayers. Photograph: Collins

On the corner of St Stephen’s Green and Earlsfort Terrace in Dublin, the final touches are being put to Denis O’Brien’s “LXV” building, which seems to(...)

One disappointing feature of Ireland’s strong economic recovery has been the slow decline in the high level of private debt contracted during the econ(...)

 Willie Penrose  Labour  TD: with political support led by him and a general election in the offing there is no doubt the proposal will sail through. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The Cabinet looks set to sign off today on the plan to cut the bankruptcy term from three years to one. Those calling for the change have com(...)

Developer Seán Dunne. Photograph: Steve Miller.

The official overseeing Seán Dunne’s American bankruptcy has asked a US court to make a ruling that would allow him and the developer’s Irish bankr(...)

For Airbnb, a defeat in its hometown of San Francisco would have been mostly a symbolic blow

A measure to restrict short-term rentals in San Francisco has failed at the polls , handing a victory to home and apartment rental companies like Airb(...)

Gayle Dunne: Prior to getting married, the Dunnes had agreed that if she married Mr Dunne and started a family with him, he would transfer a portion of his wealth to her immediately, she claims. Photograph: Frank Miller

The wife of bankrupt developer Seán Dunne has applied for High Court orders permitting her to cross-examine a lawyer representing the official dealing(...)