A butcher’s ‘no horsemeat’ sign after the scandal broke this year. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

JANUARY l The year started with confirmation, of sorts, of something sensible people have known since cars first took to the roads: men reckon they’re(...)

Developer Michael Ryan: has had a number of dealings with State assets agency Nama and in July was cleared of making €80,000 in corrupt payments to former Fine Gael Dungarvan town councillor Fred Forsey

  The stud farm owned by developer Michael Ryan and his family is back in the winners’ enclosure after selling a racehorse at Goff’s fo(...)

“Irish people’s pathological obsession with property, is often intertwined with the worst sort of petty snobbery”. PHOTOGRAPH: ALAN BETSON

By their principal private residences shall ye know them. This week we learned that the professional classes don’t just want to live in the sort of ho(...)

The Insolvency Service of Ireland issued a statement saying, inter alia, “the professional standing of a borrower is not expected to be a factor in this assessment”.

It was about as inauspicious a first day as you could fear. Barely had the Insolvency Service of Ireland opened for business than one of the 37 quali(...)

The Insolvency Service of Ireland has denied claims it will allow hospital consultants, accountants or solicitors will automatically be allowed to retain ownership of “trophy homes” they can’t afford.

The Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI) has denied claims that insolvent hospital consultants, accountants or solicitors will be allowed to retain own(...)

The Insolvency Service of Ireland has denied claims it will allow hospital consultants, accountants or solicitors will automatically be allowed to retain ownership of “trophy homes” they can’t afford.

The Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI) has denied claims that insolvent hospital consultants, accountants or solicitors will be allowed to retain (...)

Indebted individuals can now contact a personal insolvency practitioner to start resolving their debt situations. Photograph: Frank Miller/THE
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The Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI) has authorised its first batch of personal insolvency practitioners (PIP), who will be responsible for leading(...)