Ann Sullivan: ‘an almost instinctive artistic flair’. Photograph: Press 22

To those who passed by her charming but inconspicuous antique and collectibles shop on Nicholas Street, Limerick, Ann Sullivan, who has died aged 76, (...)

Nama said the sale of its Project Eagle loan portfolio, which had a par value of €5.6 billion, represents the agency’s largest single transaction to date. Photograph: Eric Luke

Nama has completed the sale of its Project Eagle loans, mostly based in the North, to Cerberus Capital Management. It said yesterday: “The portfolio, (...)

Move  is seen as a first step towards Nama forcing a sale of the centre owned by Joe O’Reilly’s Castlethorn Construction, an associate of Chartered Land. Photograph: Frank Miller

DAN KEENAN The National Asset Management Agency has taken control of all loans connected with the Dundrum Town Centre(...)

Northern Ireland first minister Peter Robinson described the sale as ‘excellent news’. Photograph: : Paul Faith/PA Wire

The National Assets Management Agency (Nama) has finalised the sale of a portfolio of development loans owed by debtors in Northern Ireland. (...)

Ronald Reagan: old enough to have known Marilyn Monroe, but was he old enough to have known Thomas Jefferson? Photograph: AP

The Christian Science Monitor asked somewhat bemusedly in a recent article, “Why is John F Kennedy still so popular?”In Ireland, at least until recent(...)