Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain: Believed an interim examiner was urgently needed to deal with queries from creditors. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The High Court has fixed Friday to hear a petition seeking to confirm examinership for troubled exploration company Petroceltic and two related comp(...)

Brian O’Cathain, Chief Executive Officer of  Petroceltic: the High Court appointed an interim examiner to the exploration company on Tuesday

The High Court has appointed an interim examiner to troubled exploration company Petroceltic and two related firms. Mr Justice Brian McGovern appoin(...)

Sir Antony O’Reilly’s total indebtedness to AIB now stands at about €15 million. File photograph: David Levenson/Getty Images

A bank seeking to recover debts from Sir Anthony O’Reilly has no evidential basis for seeking a court order requiring the businessman to make further (...)

Sir Anthony O’Reilly. Mr Justice Brian McGovern said he would require the 79-year-old, who recently had back surgery in New York, to swear a new affidavit by September 9th Sir Anthony O’Reilly. Mr Justice Brian McGovern said he would require the 79-year-old, who recently had back surgery in New York, to swear a new affidavit by September 9th

A bank seeking to recover debts from businessman Sir Anthony O’Reilly wants to “humiliate and embarrass” him by requiring he swear a further statem(...)

Mr Justice Brian McGovern said he would require 79-year-old Sir Anthony O’Reilly, who recently underwent back surgery in New York, to swear a new affidavit by September 9th after the judge said there was nothing to stop him instructing lawyers and accountants to prepare the information.

A bank seeking to recover debts from businessman Sir Anthony O’Reilly wants to “humiliate and embarrass” him by requiring he swear a further statement(...)

James Doherty, who has died aged 90, played a major part in the commercial and civic life of his home city of Derry during the second half of the 20th(...)

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(...)