Scott Henry of Scotland tees off on the  the fourth  hole during the third round of the  Madeira Islands Open  at Club de Golf do Santo da Serra  in Funchall. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty Images

Pontus Widegren’s birdie on the final hole gave the Swede the outright lead heading into the final day of the rescheduled Madeira Islands Open. Widegr(...)

9 Merrion Square: floor area of 552sq m (5,942sq ft)

Another opportunity to convert one of Dublin’s great Georgian houses into a prestigious home will arise shortly when Lisney auctions number 9 Merrion (...)

Insolvency Service of Ireland director Lorcan O’Connor: “If we don’t get the practitioner bit right the system won’t work.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Central to the Government’s plan to deal with the legacy of personal debt is the creation of a new brand of insolvency professional, due to be (...)

People entering the personal insolvency process to rid themselves of unsustainable debt have been told they can expect to be charged around €300 for an initial consultation, and several thousand euro to employ an intermediary to manage their case. Photograph: thinkstock

People entering the personal insolvency process to rid themselves of unsustainable debt have been told they can expect to be charged around €30(...)