Enda Kenny speaking before the Oireachtas banking inquiry, July 23rd, 2015

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the Fianna Fáil-led governments caused the “lion’s share of the damage” to the Irish economy. (Live blog here) Mr Kenny appe(...)

Developer Seán Dunne with a model for the proposed development on the site of Jurys and the Berkeley Court hotels in Ballsbridge. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Berkeley Court and Jurys hotels in Ballsbridge were bought by developer Seán Dunne at the peak of the property boom in 2005 for an astonishing €38(...)

Publicity-shy Joe O’Reilly was the developer behind the Dundrum Town Centre, for which he is best known. Photograph: Laura Hutton/Phtotocall Ireland

Joe O’Reilly’s Chartered Land is heading the consortium selected as the preferred bidder for Project Trinity, the prime property site in Ballsbridge. (...)

Jurys Hotel in Ballsbridge pictured in 2005. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

Ulster Bank has chosen a consortium including Joe O’Reilly’s Chartered Land as the preferred bidder for the Ballsbridge hotel sites that were acqui(...)

Dundrum Town Centre: Dundrum Town Centre is producing rents of about €58 million for Joe O’Reilly’s Chartered Land which completed the centre in 2005. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh

The much-delayed international sales campaign to find a buyer for Ireland’s most valuable real estate asset, Dundrum Town Centre in south Dublin, is f(...)

 Dundrum Town Centre: Eastdil Secured are expected to pitch the €1 billion property portfolio to sovereign funds.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Nama is to appoint Eastdil Secured, a subsidiary of the Wells Fargo Bank, to handle the sale of Ireland’s most valuable real estate asset, Dundrum To(...)

The purchase of the luxury Savoy hotel group in London and the €1.166 billion purchase of the Jurys Inn budget hotel chain were among  high-profile deals put together by Derek  Quinlan (above) before the banking and property markets crashed in late 2008. File photograph: Alan Weller/Bloomberg

Derek Quinlan, one of Ireland’s most prolific property financiers in the boom years, has been called to give evidence before the Oireachtas Banking In(...)

 Stephen White, AIB’S group chief operating officer

Cantillon loves technology so it was interesting to get a tour this week from AIB’s chief operating officer Stephen White of its impressive Lab (it st(...)

Dwyer has been considered by the Garda as a suspect for the 1999 stabbing and murder of Raonaid Murray (17) in Glenageary, south Dublin

Gardaí may question murderer Graham Dwyer about historical unsolved killings, rapes and missing person inquiries. Informed sources said while t(...)

Senator Hildegarde Naughton (above) has a “strong public image” but “poor knowledge of the political landscape”. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Fine Gael could be damaged in Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s Mayo constituency because of “real concerns over perceived lack of Government delivery”, accordi(...)