Ms Justice Deirdre Murphy said the court had come to its decision “with huge regret due to the time and expense involved in the trial”.

The 55-day-long trial of three men charged with murdering dissident republican Peter Butterly has collapsed at the Special Criminal Court, after a fai(...)

Louis  FitzGerald’s Anglo loans were secured against well-known pubs, including The Stag’s Head and Kehoes  as well as the Arlington Hotel in Dublin. Photograph Joe St Leger

Louis FitzGerald, the publican and hotelier, has refinanced his empire with the support of Broadhaven Credit Partners and AIB. Mr FitzGerald’s busines(...)

 Sharif Kelly (44), of Pinewood Green Road, Balbriggan have pleaded not  guilty to the murder of Peter Butterly (35). Photograph: Collins Courts.

The Special Criminal Court trial of three men charged with murdering dissident republican Peter Butterly has risen early this afternoon to consider su(...)

Dean Evans (24),  Edward McGrath (33) and Sharif Kelly (44) have pleaded not guilty to the murder of Peter Butterly (35) Gormanston, Co Meath, on March 6th, 2013.

Members of the public were permitted to re-enter the Special Criminal Court yesterday afternoon after a surveillance Garda witness was escorted from(...)

The  court is to rule on whether members of the force from the national surveillance unit can give evidence anonymously. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Special Criminal Court will rule next week on whether gardaí from the national surveillance unit can give evidence anonymously in the trial of (...)

To the rescue? Non-bank finance is aimed at SMEs badly hit by the lack of credit, which is stifling the recovery

Eugene O’Callaghan was appointed director of the National Pensions Reserve Fund in April 2010, just six months before Ireland required a massive Europ(...)

Dermot Desmond: decision to invest in housing will be closely watched

Billionaire financier Dermot Desmond has set up a new business with up to €200 million to spend on building residential houses in Ireland. The busines(...)

The trial of four men charged with the murder of Peter Butterly in Co Meath is due to open on Thursday. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A Dublin man who was charged with the murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly is to be a prosecution witness and give evidence against his three(...)

David Cullen is alleged to have leased the Turk’s Head bar and Paramount Hotel  to two companies in breach of security covenants in loans advanced by Bank of Ireland, since taken over by Nama. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The National Asset Management Agency (Nama) is pursuing businessman David Cullen at the Commercial Court, over alleged unlawful transfers of property.(...)

The Turk’s Head, Parliament Street, Dublin, is owned by David Cullen.Photograph: Eric Luke

The wife of David Cullen, owner of the Turk’s Head Bar and Paramount Hotel in Dublin’s Temple Bar, has said the transfer of properties to her from her(...)