‘Distressed’ property: Cerberus specialises in buying loans at heavy discounts secured against properties whose value has fallen dramatically. Photograph: Garry O’Neill

While it is not known yet whether US company Cerberus intends using the Republic as a base from which to manage the £13 billion (€18.5 billion(...)

Row centres on correspondence between Nama nd Independent TD Mick Wallace   Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Barry O’Halloran and MICHAEL O’REGAN State assets agency Nama said on Thursday that independent TD Mick Wallace had falsely accused it of l(...)

The Treasury Building, home to NAMA, in Dublin. Nama plans to sell two portfolios of property loans with a face value of €6 billion as it winds down its stock of risky commercial real estate debt.

The National Asset Management Agency (Nama) plans to sell two portfolios of property loans with a face value of €6 billion as it winds down (...)

Bloodstone Building: completed by property developer Seán Dunne shortly before the property crash in 2008

Blackstone, the world’s biggest private equity firm, is on track to make a profit of €43 million on two office buildings it bought in Dublin’s south d(...)

Ciaran Lynch, Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis

The architecture of Irish governance compares favourably with other jurisdictions. Successive Irish governments have introduced far-reaching reforms o(...)

Project Wave, a commercial and residential scheme in Dublin,  will take up 10 per cent of  the Docklands Strategic Development Zone. File photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

The first phase of one of the largest new developments planned for Dublin’s docklands has been granted permission under Dublin City Council’s new fast(...)

     Bank of Ireland   group chief executive Richie Boucher:   says he has  made clear his desire to lend to businesses to support the growth of the Irish economy.   Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Irish property has been hot, hot, hot with international investors for some time now. This has been largely driven by sale portfolios by various banks(...)

The leisure centre of the McWilliam Park Hotel: the hotel was built in 2006 with backing of high-profile property developers

Bubble-era property developers such as Seamus Ross of Menolly Homes and Garrett Kelleher of Shelbourne Developments are backing a high-profile hotel (...)

 Peter Robinson, with his wife Iris, after  winning back his East Belfast seat in 1987. Photograph: Pacemaker

“I’m demob happy,” says Peter Robinson, as he ushers me into his office in Stormont Castle. Three of his Civil Service staff are bantering in his oute(...)

A file image of Northern Ireland First Minister and Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Peter Robinson who confirmed on Thursday he is to stand down from the role and as leader of the DUP.  Photograph: Reuters

Peter Robinson’s decision to stand down as DUP leader and First Minister is a big moment in Northern Ireland politics. It means unionism is losing its(...)