When the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) recently sold loans – worth €1.8 billion – of the O’Flynn Group, to Blackstone, a US investment compa(...)

Developer Michael O Flynn: “I didn’t want to be put into this position ever. I just want to go back to doing my business,” he said outside the High Court. Photograph: Collins

Developer Michael O’Flynn said he was “vindicated” yesterday when he won back control of his €1.1 billion O’Flynn Group by removing an interim examin(...)

Property developer  Michael O’Flynn speaking  outside the High Court yesterday after it ruled that Carbon Finance, the subsidiary of US investment giant Blackstone, was not entitled to appoint receivers over companies in the O’Flynn group. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland 2:45

Michael O’Flynn was in conciliatory form when he emerged from the High Court about 2.30pm yesterday. He was pleased he had won his case hands down aga(...)

Michael O’Flynn  of the O’Flynn Construction group. The Cork developer said he had informed Blackstone that he had funds available   to immediately repay a loan of €16.7 million. Photo: Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

Michael O’Flynn has today written to Carbon Finance Ltd, a subsidiary of Blackstone, to inform the American multibillion investment fund that he can r(...)

O’Flynn Construction Group director Michael O’Flynn. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan/Collins

Private equity fund Blackstone’s affiliate Carbon Finance failed to disclose key facts to the High Court when it sought to have O’Flynn Constructio(...)

Judges Mary Irvine and George Birmingham who were appointed as judges to the Court of Appeal. Photograph: Eric Luke

Nine senior judges have been appointed or promoted in the biggest overhaul of the superior court system in four decades.The Government yesterday anno(...)

An 83-year old woman who had sought an early hearing of her action against the HSE over a symphysiotomy procedure carried out on her more than fifty y(...)

The family of Rose Martin, who died after the 2006 crash in Louth, has had a settlement of €650,000 approved by the High Court. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The family of a mother of five who died after suffering injuries in a car accident have secured €650,000 in settlement of their High Court action.Rose(...)

Ms Justice Mary Irvine: chaired  working group on medical negligence  which has drawn up proposals for “pre-action protocols” for the handling of medical negligence cases

Medical consultants are facing increases of up to 50 per cent in the cost of clinical indemnity cover. The UK-based Medical Protection Society (MPS), (...)

Ms Justice Mary Irvine: criticised the State last December for its approach to medical negligence cases.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Some solicitors who make medical negligence claims for clients initially seek up to three times the figure they are eventually prepared to settle f(...)