Bids from a subsidiary of Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp and Midland Web Printing Ltd, were made for Buzreel Ltd, in liquidation, at just before 4pm.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Denis O’Brien, Ireland’s largest owner of private media assets, made a successful bid yesterday for the company that publishes Buy and Sell, in a proc(...)

 Accountant Alan Hynes: In the collapse of Tam, 80 investors, up to half of whom may have been clients of Mr Hynes’s accountancy practice, Hynes & Co, lost €18 million.

Liquidator Neil Hughes described as “difficult to follow” an explanation drafted by Wexford accountant Alan Hynes as to what happened to €3.1 million (...)

 Wexford accountant Alan Hynes told the tribunal he had neither “diverted nor misappropriated” any of the money.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The ongoing tribunal of inquiry into complaints against Wexford accountant Alan Hynes finished its eleventh day of evidence on Tuesday, and is to resu(...)

The Chief Justice, Mrs 
Justice Susan Denham, yesterday agreed to fix June 5th for a priority hearing of the appeal by Dermica Ltd.

An appeal over the planned sale of the troubled Buy and Sell magazine will be heard by the Supreme Court next month.The Chief Justice, Mrs Justice Sus(...)

Denis O’Brien, owner of Communicorp, of which Demirca Ltd is a subsidiary. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A High Court judge has approved a bid by Midland Web Printing Ltd for the troubled Buy and Sell magazine on conditions including that the sale is e(...)

Mr Justice Gerard Hogan said the fairest thing to do was for the two bidders to submit fresh offers for the business, if they so wished

A High Court judge has directed two rivals for the purchase of troubled Buy and Sell magazi(...)

Demirca , a subsidiary of the Denis O’Brien-owned Communicorp.  Photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times

The provisional liquidator appointed to the company that publishes the troubled Buy & Sell magazine, has today asked the High Court for per(...)

Other big examinerships were shoe retailer Carl Scarpa (68 jobs) and Flannery’s pub (39 jobs).

The use and alleged abuse of examinerships is a debate that has waxed and waned over the past five years. The courts made it pretty clear quite(...)

Construction’s survival as a result of the examinership process resulted in more than 200 jobs being saved. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

More than 400 jobs were saved as a result of the examinership process in the first three months of the year, a new index shows. According to th(...)

Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan published a most interesting judgment last week about the examinership of Flannery’s pub on Camden Street in Dubl(...)