Just 124 insolvency deals were done under the auspices of the Insolvency Service of Ireland over the three months from the beginning of April until the end of June. That is not much more than one a day.

When the Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI) came into being over a year ago, the then minister for justice, Alan Shatter, said it was the “light at t(...)

Irish Mortgage Holders’ Organisation  director David Hall said the Insolvency Service of Ireland’s “pathetic” figures were proof the new insolvency regime was “not working in a crisis that affects hundreds of thousands of citizens”.

The desperately slow progress of distressed mortgage holders seeking to use the State’s new insolvency regime to resolve their difficulties has been h(...)

The Director of the Insolvency Service of Ireland, Lorcan O’Connor. File photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES.

Just 124 deals on debt were done under the auspices of the Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI) in the second quarter of 2014 according to figures p(...)

A law forum on mortgage arrears  takes place at Griffith College  tomorrow. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire
Forum on mortgage arrears

A law forum on mortgage arrears will take place at Griffith College Dublin tomorrow. The event, which will cover topics such as strategic defaulting, (...)

Richie Boucher, chief executive, Bank of Ireland: “We believe we’re adequately capitalised and appropriately capitalised for our business strategy but one can never be complacent.” Photograph : Matt Kavanagh / THE IRISH TIMES

Bank of Ireland chief executive Richie Boucher has defended the company’s tough stance on debt forgiveness. Mr Boucher, in an interview with Th(...)

 The Director of the Insolvency Service of Ireland, Lorcan O’Connor: updated the committee on the performance of the ISI.

Bank of Ireland was singled out for criticism by the head of the Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI) Lorcan O’Connor at an Oireachtas hearing yesterda(...)

Director of the Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI), Lorcan O’Connor. Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

Bank of Ireland has been criticised by the head of the Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI) Lorcan O’Connor for adopting a “very blunt” approach to its(...)

 Lorcan O’Connor, director of the Insolvency Service of Ireland,  at Government Buildings. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

More people were declared bankrupt in the first three months of this year, than in all of 2013, according to new figures from the Insolvency Se(...)

Noeline Blackwell of the Free Legal Advice Centres at the Finance Committee today.

Banks are using computer systems rather than staff working with distressed mortgage holders to make decisions on how to handle clients in arrea(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has announced that the State’s bankruptct term has been reduced from 12 years to three years. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

Changes to legislation reducing the State’s bankruptcy term from 12 years to three were announced today by Minister for Justice Alan Shatter. Announc(...)