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(...)

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(...)

File photograph of Blaise, Blake and Alexandra  O’Donnell. File photograph: Collins Courts

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell’s adult children face questioning in court over a number of valuable gifts given to them by their parents. These in(...)

Thomas McFeely. Photograph: Collins Courts

Priory Hall developer Thomas McFeely will contest an application to extend his bankruptcy by five years. The application has been brought on grounds i(...)

Former Wexford hurler Paul Codd: had been jailed over contempt of orders and undertakings to co-operate with official assignee  but returned to court on Friday   seeking to purge his contempt. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Proceedings against bankrupt former hurling star Paul Codd over failure to return some €460,000 farm machinery leased by Deutsche Bank Leasing Ireland(...)

Gayle Dunne, wife of property developer Sean Dunne. Photograph: Collins Courts

The wife of bankrupt developer Sean Dunne wants orders permitting her lawyers to cross-examine a US lawyer about his sworn statements in support of Ir(...)