Finance Minister Michael Noonan gave figures last week for Nama’s current spending on lawyers. Photograph: PA

In 1965, having returned from the second Vatican council, the ultra-conservative archbishop of Dublin, John Charles McQuaid, reassured his flock that (...)

 Newbridge Credit Union’s  assets and liabilities  have  been transferred to Permanent TSB, a move that ensures  all customers deposits have been saved. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The High Court has made orders formally winding up Newbridge Credit Union on the petition of the Central Bank.The credit union was taken over by Perma(...)

The Central Bank has secured orders permitting the public release of some of the material used to support its application leading to Newbridge Credit Union being subsumed into Permanent TSB for €54 million.

The Central Bank has secured orders permitting the public release of some, but not all, of the material used to support its application leading to New(...)

Counsel for the Central Bank told the High Court it wanted to bring an application to lift “insofar as it can” the confidentiality orders and restrictions on publication of material related to the application to have Newbridge Credit Union subsumed into Permanent TSB. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Central Bank will apply to the High Court for orders permitting the public release of some, but not all, of the material used to support its appli(...)

Newbridge in trouble

Two negative developments last weekend have cast a cloud over the State’s preparations for a successful exit from the bailout programme next month. Fi(...)

Teresa Harrison from Newbridge  protesting outside the Central Bank in Dublin earlier this year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

What has happened to Newbridge Credit Union?Last night the High Court, as a “matter of urgency”, agreed to the transfer of all its loans and savings t(...)

Members of the Newbridge Credit Union Action Group protest outside the  Newbridge Credit Union Offices in Co Kildare today  following a transfer of its loans and savings to PTSB.    Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Newbridge Credit Union opened as normal this morning, following a last minute reprieve yesterday evening when the High Court, as a “matter of urgency”(...)

Some €53 million will be transferred to Permanent TSB to help deal with the credit union’s problems.

Permanent TSB is to take over troubled Newbridge Credit Union following the approval of the High Court. At a late-night sitting last night, the High C(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: prepared, in principle, to support the proposal to merge Naas and Newbridge credit unions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has agreed in principle to the merger of the Naas and Newbridge credit unions following a request from the Central(...)