Revenue opposed the appeal to the court following an earlier High Court ruling that had gone in its favour

It was a bad day for the Revenue on Thursday as the Supreme Court ruled that banks and other lenders could leapfrog it in the queue for payment when a(...)

Mr Justice Paul Gilligan: ruled that possession bid by Nama receiver should get a full hearing. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

An elderly couple may remain in their Co Dublin rented home, said to be worth €900,000, pending the outcome of a legal bid by a Nama-appointed receiv(...)

Brian O’Donnell places the  keys of Gorse Hill, which he vacated today, at the desk of Bank of Ireland  chief executive Richie Boucher   at the company’s agm today. Photograph: Aidan Crawley 1:30

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell is planning to take his legal fight over Gorse Hill in Killiney to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).Mr O’Donnell co(...)

Brian O’Donnell and his wife must leave Gorse Hill by noon. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

TIM O’BRIEN A legal bid by retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife aimed at preventing a receiver taking possession of their former family hom(...)

Gorse Hill, Killiney, Co Dublin. The O’Donnell family have been ordered to vacate the house by noon on Wednesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Supreme Court has refused to grant leave of appeal by retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell in relation to an order to leave his former home at Gorse (...)

“I do think we will be living in Gorse Hill next year otherwise we wouldn’t be taking our cases,” Blake O Donnell, son of solicitor Brian O’Donnell. Pic: Collins Courts

Blake O’Donnell, whose family is fighting eviction from Gorse Hill in Killiney, has said he is confident they will still be living in their south Dub(...)

Legal eagle: Brian O’Donnell hopes the Supreme Court will grant an appeal to the ruling that he and his wife, Dr Mary Pat O’Donnell, must leave the Killiney mansion. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

What is Gorse Hill? It’s a €7 million, 9,000sq ft mansion in the well-to-do south Dublin suburb of Killiney. Sitting on 1.25 acres overlooking the Iri(...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell, seen entering the Four Courts on Wednesday, has lost his appeal against a High Court ruling ordering him and his wife to vacate their Killiney Mansion in south Co Dublin. Photograph: Collins. 1:57

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife have been ordered by the Court of Appeal to leave their Killiney mansion in south Co Dublin within two (...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell.  Photo Leon Farrell /Photocall Ireland

The Court of Appeal extended by a day the suspension of a High Court order requiring solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife Mary Patricia to vacate a(...)

Dublin couple Patrick and Roseann McLaughlin have lost their Supreme Court appeal against a ruling that Bank of Scotland Plc was entitled to recover some €4 million from them. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A couple have lost their Supreme Court appeal against a decision that Bank of Scotland Plc was entitled to recover some €4 million from them arising f(...)