Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: said  Freedom of Information documents released to The Irish Times showing tensions between his department and IBRC illustrated that his officials were doing their job. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Lawyers for former Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) chief executive Mike Aynsley have accused government officials of personally attacking (...)

Paddy McKillen has been fighting for five years over the ownership of Claridge’s (above), The Berkeley and The Connaught hotels

Qatari investors allied to developer Paddy McKillen have bought out his rivals, the Barclay Brothers, for the ownership of three high-end London ho(...)

Siteserv subsidiary GMC/Sierra was one of three companies awarded contracts for the installation of water meters for Irish Water. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

2006: Businessman Brian Harvey merges Rent-a-Fence with Donohoe Scaffolding to form Siteserv, to provide fencing, boundary protection, scaffolding and(...)

Former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes has contradicted the Government’s account to the Dáil of how it dealt with the issue. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

What is Siteserv? Siteserv is a group of companies owned by businessman Denis O’Brien. They provide services for builders, broadband providers such as(...)

The Berkeley hotel in London, one of three luxury properties where ownership has now been resolved Photograph: Bloomberg

The Barclay brothers have sold their 64 per cent stake in three luxury London hotels to developer Paddy McKillen’s backer, ending a bitter feud over t(...)

Brent geese over Booterstown marsh. Paddy McKillen snr bought the 4.9-acre site next to the protected marsh  last autumn for about €1 million, making him the latest in a succession of owners.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Developer Paddy McKillen jnr is likely to press ahead with plans for a controversial site on Dublin Bay even though a proposed land swap deal, involv(...)

Eugene O’Callaghan, fund director, of  the Irish Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) expects it to commit between €500 million and €1 billion to projects in the Republic this year.

The State-backed Irish Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) expects to commit between €500 million and €1 billion to projects in the Republic this year.Th(...)

Ladbrokes was still paying bubble-era rents in an economy just emerging from a recession.

Had Ladbrokes been offering odds in recent weeks on a shake-up of its betting shops business in the Republic they would have been pretty slim. It had (...)

Ladbrokes branch in Irishtown, Dublin: the betting chain lost €5 million in 2014.  An examinership, focused solely on its betting shops in the Republic, is likely to run for the full 100 days allowed by law. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

About 250 jobs and 60 betting shops are at risk following bookmaker Ladbrokes decision to seek High Court protection for its retail business in the R(...)

Bookmaker Ladbrokes Ireland, is seeking High Court protection from its creditors and warns it will have to cut jobs in a bid to rescue the loss-making business.

Bookmaker Ladbrokes Ireland, is seeking High Court protection from its creditors and warns it will have to cut jobs in a bid to rescue the loss-making(...)