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(...)

DIG alleged the Wilson shareholders were essentially running ELST ‘as if it were a family business’. The Wilsons, it was claimed, viewed board meetings as mere information sessions convened to explain decisions which they have already taken and put into effect

The majority owners of a Co Monaghan-based global mushroom and compost business have been ordered by the Commercial Court to buy out a minority shareh(...)

The Commercial Court has heard a receiver appointed over  assets of jailed fraudster Breifne O’Brien, whose creditors are owed  €12.8 million, is hoping to secure more than $400,000 from the sale of his interest in a US company. File photograph: Collins Courts

A receiver appointed over certain assets of jailed fraudster Breifne O’Brien, whose creditors are owed some €12.8 million, is hoping to secure more th(...)

Mr Justice Brian McGovern said Eugene McDermott had advanced two “technical” arguments in support of his application to set aside the  judgment but had not essentially outlined a bona fide defence or engaged with the main issue, that the money was due and owing.

A farmer has failed to get an order from the Commercial Court setting aside a judgment for almost €7 million granted against him in favour of Bank of (...)

JTI claims that Ireland, as an EU member state, cannot unilaterally introduce plain packaging on tobacco products.  File photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

A supplier of tobacco products is opposing the State’s application to have the Court of Justice of the EU decide various legal issues in a challenge t(...)

AIB has obtained a conditional court order giving the bank a charge over €2.7 million worth of shares held by, or on behalf of, businessman Sir Anthony O’Reilly in the Dromoland Castle holding company. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

AIB has obtained a conditional court order giving the bank a charge over €2.7 million worth of shares held by, or on behalf of, businessman Sir Anthon(...)

Sir Anthony O’Reilly is to participate in the equivalent of Ireland’s personal insolvency arrangements in the Bahamas where he has a home.

Most of the €7.4m proceeds of sale of businessman Sir Anthony O’Reilly’s home in Co Kildare have gone towards paying off his €22.6m debt to AIB, the C(...)

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(...)

Brian O’Donnell and his wife must leave Gorse Hill by noon. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

TIM O’BRIEN A legal bid by retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife aimed at preventing a receiver taking possession of their former family hom(...)

Samples of standardised packaging of tobacco products, which has been  approved by the Government. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The State wants to have a legal challenge brought against its plan to introduce plain packaging on tobacco products referred to the Court of Justice o(...)