Pia Bang Stokes’s company Petrolo ran the Unicorn restaurant, around the corner from Il Segreto. Photograph: Collins

A High Court judge has found a transfer of money from a firm behind a failing restaurant run by businessman Jeffrey Stokes to another firm owned by(...)

Pia Bang Stokes was the sole shareholder of a company called Petrolo into which €63,000 was transferred. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Businessman Jeff Stokes deliberately concealed the diversion of €63,000 from an insolvent company into another firm controlled by his wife, Pia Ban(...)

The Unicorn Restaurant on Merrio Row, Dublin. A statement on the restaurant’s website said: ‘circumstances have meant we have to leave and the restaurant is now closed’.

The Unicorn Restaurant, one of Dublin’s best-known Italian restaurants and a favourite haunt of the rich and famous, will reopen despite now be(...)