Alan Dukes, former chairman of the IBRC. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The board and management of Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) might have achieved a “better return” for the State had the institution been a(...)

Nama chief executive Brendan McDonagh: agency  will review  current €1 billion lifetime-profit target at end of  year. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The National Asset Management Agency saw its first-half earnings quadruple as it began to free up money set aside to cover bad loans. Nama’s profit w(...)

One Kilmainham Square: €28.5 million for the five-storey block over basement car park

With Dublin office rents climbing by an average annualised rate of more than 15 per cent over the past three years because of a shortfall in supply an(...)

Thomas McFeely. Photograph: Collins Courts

Priory Hall developer Thomas McFeely will contest an application to extend his bankruptcy by five years. The application has been brought on grounds i(...)

Lucinda Creighton: her party Renua was warned a proposal to consider specialist juries for complex legal cases was an “elitist form of justice”. Photograph: Sara Freund
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The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority is preparing to bid for Nama’s €1.7 billion Project Jewel portfolio of loans, which includes debt secured on the(...)

Siphathisiwe ‘Blessings’ Moyo, who took part in the ‘Exhibit B’ installation by South African artist Brett Bailey during the Galway International Arts Festival. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Siphathisiwe “Blessings” Moyo has missed her sleep over the past few weeks while volunteering with the Galway International Arts Festival. That’s litt(...)

Property developer Johnny Ronan: acquired four vacant office blocks and surrounding land in Ballsbridge, Dublin, for €67.5 million. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish property developer Johnny Ronan is understood to be planning a €200 million redevelopment of a site in Ballsbridge adjoining AIB’s head offic(...)

Savarin Palace, Prague: Seán Mulryan’s Ballymore is selling it to Crestyl, whose senior management includes a former Ballymore executive

Stroll around Wenceslas Square in Prague, and you’ll see plenty of shops and restaurants, a few strip clubs, and Savarin Palace, the retail developmen(...)

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 (...)

Stormont’s finance committee chairman Daithí McKay is interviewed about the sale of Nama’s Northern Ireland portfolio. Photograph:  Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Members of a Stormont scrutiny committee examining allegations of financial corruption in relation to a Nama deal have expressed frustration with the (...)