“If Eircom were a football team, it would probably be Liverpool. Its heyday was 20 years ago and it’s been overtaken by a number of foreign-owned rivals with deep pockets.” Photograph: Eric Luke

On the face of it, the idea that Eircom might once again list on the stock market seems ridiculous. In recent months, it has appointed a clatter of(...)

The Convention Centre Dublin, Custom House Quay. The value of its income stream has been estimated to be worth between €80 million and €150 million depending on the return appetite of potential bidders.

The liquidator of Treasury Holdings plans to appoint an investment bank within weeks to sell the income stream of the Convention Centre Dublin(...)

Central Park in south Dublin which was acquired by Green Reit and Kennedy Wilson earlier this year. Photograph: Alan Betson /THE IRISH TIMES

Charles O’Rourke reckons it’s different this time as he jumps into the real estate game. The 81-year-old retiree says he took “massive” losses on his (...)

Move not to affect operating company, Siac Construction, which emerged from examinership in February. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Properties formerly owned by building and engineering group Siac are to be sold after one of its banks took control of three companies split from t(...)

A €100 million repayment by the administrators of Quinn Insurance Ltd to the State-backed Insurance Compensation Fund has been approved by the High Court. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

A €100 million repayment by the administrators of Quinn Insurance Ltd to the State- backed Insurance Compensa(...)

Over the moon: Brendan Nee becomes an Australian citizen on St Patrick’s Day in 2011

As one of the world’s largest St Patrick’s Day celebrations, the Sydney parade and family day tomorrow will have all the trappings of an Irish (...)

In a statement, Siac said “until this matter is resolved the company continues to trade normally with extended court protection”.

Building group Siac has said it intends to continue trading normally pending the outcome of a last-minute appeal that threatens to overturn a H(...)

A last-minute challenge to court approval for a survival scheme for key companies in construction giant SIAC has placed the companies and the jobs of 219 employees “in peril”, the Supreme Court was told today.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

A last-minute challenge to court approval for a survival scheme for key companies in construction giant SIAC has placed the companies and the j(...)

Siac is taking legal action against Polish national roads authority GDDKiA that could yield €113 million. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The High Court has paved the way for existing shareholders the Feighery family and new backers Ducales Trading and Colas to re(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly today gave the go-ahead for survival proposals which will see a €10.5 million investment in SIAC, with about €5 million going to secured bank creditors - Bank of Ireland, Bank of Scotland and KBC Bank - owed some €42 million. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The High Court has approved a survival scheme for seven key companies in construction giant SIAC which employ about 200 people. The sche(...)