Kavanaghfennell partner David Van Dessel at the Advising Distressed Clients conference  at Convention Centre Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The number of companies going to the wall fell by almost one-fifth to 1,141 in the first 10 months of the year, figures released yesterday show.Accord(...)

The Gathering has failed to halt the flow of companies in the Republic’s hospitality sector going to the wall, according to the latest figures.Figures(...)

Insolvency specialists Kavanagh Fennell said yesterday that 920 companies failed during the first eight months of this year, 21 per cent fewer than the 1,170  over the same period in 2012.

More than 20 per cent fewer companies went to the wall in the first eight months of the year than during the same period in 2012, according to the lat(...)