Following the agreement, the court made absolute a conditional order, granted last week, which gave AIB priority over Mr O’Reilly’s other creditors in relation to the shares. Photograph: David Levenson/Getty Images

Agreement has been reached between a number of creditors of businessman Tony O’Reilly relating to AIB’s efforts to get a priority charge over €2.7 mi(...)

HIgh Court asked to approve transfer of health policies to Luxembourg based insurance entity ‘iptiQ’, which has a branch in Ireland. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh, Irish Times

The joint administrators of Quinn Insurance Limited want the High Court to approve the transfer of 5000 health policies to a subsidiary of one of the (...)

Sir Anthony O’Reilly: Failed in effort to obtain stay on €45m judgment against him

The sun yesterday streamed in through the glass ceiling of Court Number 1, but for Sir Anthony O’Reilly, dark clouds were already starting to gather.(...)

Pierse Contracting, then employing 109 people, was wound up in November 2010 with a deficit of €212 million. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

Four former directors of Pierse Contracting, once Ireland’s third-largest building contractor, are men of honesty and integrity who believed they wer(...)

Liquidator Simon Coyle, an accountant from Mazars, continued his case against nine former Pierse Construction directors seeking restriction orders under section 150 of the Companies Act.

Directors of Pierse Contracting, once Ireland’s third largest building contractor, rejected claims by the company’s liquidator yesterday that they ha(...)

Leinster A’s Brendan Macken (left) tries to evade the clutches of Stevie McColl of Leeds Carnegie during last niight’s Britain and Ireland Cup final at Donnybrook. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

LEINSTER A 44 LEINSTER CARNEGIE 17 At least that’s one trophy retained. Girvan Dempsey’s Leinster A side ended their season with the British and Iris(...)

Judge Keenan Johnson said robberies by heroin addicts with violence are all too common and they the courts must ‘deal with them in a firm way’.

A serial robber was caught after a shop assistant disarmed him and sat on him until gardaí arrived. Michael O’Connor (27), tried to rob t(...)

In a statement, Siac said “until this matter is resolved the company continues to trade normally with extended court protection”.

Building group Siac has said it intends to continue trading normally pending the outcome of a last-minute appeal that threatens to overturn a H(...)

A last-minute challenge to court approval for a survival scheme for key companies in construction giant SIAC has placed the companies and the jobs of 219 employees “in peril”, the Supreme Court was told today.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

A last-minute challenge to court approval for a survival scheme for key companies in construction giant SIAC has placed the companies and the j(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly today gave the go-ahead for survival proposals which will see a €10.5 million investment in SIAC, with about €5 million going to secured bank creditors - Bank of Ireland, Bank of Scotland and KBC Bank - owed some €42 million. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The High Court has approved a survival scheme for seven key companies in construction giant SIAC which employ about 200 people. The sche(...)