Brian O’Donnell places the keys of Gorse Hill which he vacated on Wednesday, April 29th, in front of Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher at the bank’s agm. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Former solicitor Brian O’Donnell is attending the banking inquiry this morning where Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher gives evidence. Mr(...)

Brian O’Donnell places the  keys of Gorse Hill, which he vacated today, at the desk of Bank of Ireland  chief executive Richie Boucher   at the company’s agm today. Photograph: Aidan Crawley 1:30

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell is planning to take his legal fight over Gorse Hill in Killiney to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).Mr O’Donnell co(...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell. Mr O’Donnell is   expected to travel straight to the Bank of Ireland AGM when he leaves Gorse Hill in Killiney, Dublin for the last time tomorrow morning, in order to criticise the bank’s management. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell is expected to travel straight to the Bank of Ireland AGM when he leaves Gorse Hill in Killiney, Dublin for the last time on(...)

 Gerry O’Boyle, of Land League West, at repossessed houses in Hazel Downs Estate, Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

‘You see up there?” says Gerry O’Boyle, on a road outside Kiltimagh, Co Mayo. He points to a jeep blocking a driveway that leads up to a modest far(...)

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The Court of Appeal granted a six-day reprieve to solicitor Brian O’Donnell on a High Court order requiring him and his wife to vacate a mansion in th(...)

Brian O’Donnell arriving at the Four Courts yesterday for a High Court decision regarding trespass at the disputed property, Gorse Hill, in Killiney, Co Dublin. Photograph: Courtpix

The day began badly for Brian O’Donnell.He arrived at the Four Courts on a slate-grey, rain-sodden morning.Inside Court No 1 of the High Court, the so(...)

Brian O’Donnell asked the  appeals court if he and his wife, Mary Patricia, should “continue to pack up” their belongings. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times 1:19

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell will learn this morning whether he can appeal a High Court order requiring him and his wife to vacate a mansion in the Dubli(...)

The gathered media snap pictures of solicitor Brian O’Donnell as he returns to his home at Gorse Hill last week. Photograph: Collins Dublin

It was a wet and miserable day on Killiney Hill – conditions which brought at least a few of the media contingent camped outside Gorse Hill to express(...)

A view of Gorse Hill, off Vico Road, in Killiney, Co Dublin.   Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

There appears to be a playbook for the formerly super-rich who have hit debt troubles as a result of the economic crash. It involves international (...)

Jerry Beades, founder of the New Land League, at the O’Donnell’s Killiney home. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

At one of Dublin’s most expensive addresses, a mansion with a swimming pool, tennis court and stone lions overlooking Killiney Bay, a motley group of (...)