In December, Dunnes   merged at least 16   parts of its corporate structure into one entity, Dunnes Stores Ireland Company (DSIC), which has long been an important cog in the group but never before owned all 115 stores in the State.

Dunnes Stores has executed a streamlining of its Byzantine corporate structure by centralising the previously disparate ownership of many of its Iris(...)

Solicitors for LS Catering wrote in October to solicitors for wound-up Clerys trading arm OCS Operations, accusing it of “misappropriating” Lorraine Sweeney’s firm’s cash

Lorraine Sweeney, the former Clerys cafe concession owner, has indicated she intends to personally sue Gordon Brothers executives Malcolm MacAulay an(...)

The Dáil’s Committee on Procedures and Privileges is the subject of a legal action taken by Denis O’Brien (above), who has accused the committee of breaching his constitutional rights and interfering with the role of the courts and has sued the members personally. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ruled out a Dáil debate on a legal challenge taken by businessman Denis O’Brien. Mr Kenny said the issue was legally complex (...)

Lad Lane apartments were  built by the late PV Doyle of the Doyle Hotel Group and subsequently sold to Treasury Holdings

Property fund Iput has acquired a 30-year-old block of apartments at Lad Lane in Dublin’s south inner city where it already owns an office block and h(...)

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett: the legal team of the Houses of the Oireachtas had to ‘defend the CPP and its members’. Photograph: Frank Miller

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett has criticised the potential cost to the State of legal proceedings being taken against a Dáil committee by businessman D(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Leading members of the Government and Opposition have united in condemnation of businessman Denis O’Brien’s bid to sue the members of the Oireachtas (...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has offered his support to the 10 Oireachtas members listed by businessman Denis O’Brien in his legal proceedings against the Dáil’s Committee on Procedures and Privileges. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times.

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has offered his support to 10 Oireachtas members listed by businessman Denis O’Brien in his legal proceedings a(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Legal proceedings brought by businessman Denis O’Brien against a Dáil committee represent a threat to democracy, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin sai(...)

Michael Lowry (centre) with Mar Kare Gustad of Telenor Mobile, Noway, and Denis O’Brien (right), in 1995.  O’Brien plans to float Digicel in New York. Photograph: Eric Luke

Dramatic disclosures about a possible payment to former communications minister Michael Lowry created a secret crisis in the run-up to Denis O’Brie(...)

“Arguably the emergence of three dominant players when there used to be four or five is not a good thing”

The most recent edition of the Law Society Gazette lists out the numbers of solicitors employed by the top 20 firms. For an industry that likes to kee(...)