Nama and all private firms involved in the Northern Ireland assets sale have denied wrongdoing. (Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES)

The £7 million (€9.6m) sum that has attracted considerable controversy in the Stormont inquiry into the sale of Nama’s assets in the North should be r(...)

‘The Government was taking a “prudent” approach, Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald (above) has said, surely stretching the meaning of that word well beyond its known limits.’  Photograph: Eric Luke

When the troika came to town in late 2010, the Government of the day agreed – as part of the bailout plan – to have an independent regulator for legal(...)

Mr Justice Carroll Moran: Judges are often wrongly portrayed as being in “ivory towers”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Tributes have been paid to Mr Justice Carroll Moran on the occasion of his final sitting in the High Court. Mr Justice Moran (70) spent the greater p(...)

British Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee of the House of Commons has described as “strange” the failure of the Northern Ireland Executive and Cerberus (...)

Mary Carolan A solicitor has been struck off for professional misconduct over “totally dishonouring” an undertaking to provide security for a €450,00(...)

Micheál Martin has renewed his call for a commission of inquiry into Nama’s Northern loan portfolio.

The Fianna Fáil leader has questioned The role of Minister for Finance Michael Noonan in the controversial sale by Nama of its Northern loan portfolio(...)

Minister for European Affairs and Data Protection Dara Murphy said the new forum would deal with the opportunities and challenges posed by the increasing use of personal data.

Challenges in dealing with the increased generation and use of personal information will be the focus of a new advisory group to the Government, which(...)

Tughans offices in Belfast city centre. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan/PhotopressBelfast.co.uk

Anyone in Northern Ireland with an undeclared offshore bank account could be forgiven for feeling a little anxious. Not only have revelations about th(...)

Nama: says controversy over payment is peripheral to the agency and only really concerns the relationship between the advisers who worked for Cerberus. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

US law firm Brown Rudnick played a central role in the controversy over the sale of Nama’s Northern Irish loan book. It initially canvassed the agency(...)

 Nama chairman Frank Daly and CEO Brendan McDonagh arriving at the Public Accounts Committee in Leinster House, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

US investment firm Pimco approached the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) about buying its Northern Irish loans two months before Frank Cushnah(...)