Richard Barrett: Publicly expressed his concern over the State’s failure to provide adequate levels of social housing.  Photograph: Eric Luke Staff Photographer

Richard Barrett would appear to have discovered the property developers’ equivalent of religion. Twice in as many weeks, the former Treasury Holdings (...)

The liquidator appointed by the High Court on Wednesday is clearing out Xtra-vision’s 83 stores and preparing to hand back the keys to landlords. photograph: dara mac dónaill

Xtra-vision, the movie rental chain that collapsed into insolvency this week with the loss of 580 jobs, has plenty of experience of going bust, having(...)

A closed Xtra-vision store in Artaine Castle, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Weak trading in the run-up to Christmas, when sales collapsed by a quarter compared to December 2014, spurred the decision yesterday by Hilco Capital (...)

Administrators expect ultimate cost of Quinn Insurance liquidation for Insurance Compensation Fund to be €1.1bn. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

A repayment of some €100 million to the State’s Insurance Compensation Fund by Quinn Insurance, which has so far cost the fund some €1.23 billion, has(...)

Michael McAteer: appointed with Paul McCann  as joint administrators of Quinn Insurance in 2010. Photograph: David Sleator

The administrators of Quinn Insurance paid out €175 million last year in claims against policies underwritten by the company formerly controlled by b(...)

Siac was restructured in February last year after its owners, the Feighery family, along with a group of other shareholders, invested €10.5 million in the business as part of a rescue plan put together by High Court-appointed examiner, Michael McAteer of Grant Thornton. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

Building and engineering group, Siac, earned profits of €1.3 million in the months following its restructuring in early 2014, figures just released sh(...)

Michael McAteer: leads Grant Thornton’s  large insolvency business. Photograph: David Sleator

Less than 13 months after RSM Farrell Grant Sparks sold its insolvency business to global firm Duff & Phelps it has agreed to merge with Grant Tho(...)

Convention Centre Dublin opened in September 2010 and has since hosted over 1,1000 events

The sale of the operating business of the Convention Centre Dublin to the Irish Infrastructure Fund has been completed, it was confirmed on Friday. Th(...)

Best Menswear co-owner David Jones. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

An interim examiner has been appointed to Best, the company operating thirteen Best Menswear stores across Ireland and two other fashion stores employ(...)

The prime residential site extending to 14.99 acres at Dublin Road, Maynooth, Co Kildare

Nama is planning to kick-start large scale housing developments in the greater Dublin area as one way of tackling the shortfall in new family homes. (...)