The Drumroe Village  student accommodation at University of  Limerick. A Higher Education Authority report says third level institutions plan to spend €1.2 billion by 2024 on new bed spaces but a shortage of 25,000 beds will remain. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times. 4:07

An inter-departmental steering group has been set up to examine proposals aimed at tackling the student accommodation crisis, including a possible new(...)

 Joe O’Reilly: said he understood why public might feel bitter about  bailing out developers. Photograph: Eric Luke

Property developer Joe O’Reilly expects his personal and group loans, which total more than €2 billion, will be sold by Nama for a multiple of what t(...)

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald has withdrawn a request for the Public Accounts Committee to reconvene urgently for a discussion on a land deal involving National Assets Management Agency. Photograph: Aidan Crawley.

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald has withdrawn a request for the Public Accounts Committee to reconvene urgently for a discussion on a land d(...)

Thomas McFeely: was adjudicated bankrupt in Ireland by the High Court in July 2012 and that bankruptcy is due to expire shortly. Photograph: Collins Courts

A bid to extend for five years the bankruptcy of Priory Hall developer Thomas McFeely has been initiated at the High Court on grounds including allege(...)

Mick Wallace has made new  allegations under Dáil privilege  relating to the National Assets Management Agency.   4:09

Independent TD Mick Wallace has made a further four allegations under Dáil privilege, all relating to the National Assets Management Agency. He descr(...)

 Mick Wallace: used Dáil privilege to reveal a northern politician or party may have been the intended beneficiary of a £7m sum lodged in an offshore account. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Independent TD Mick Wallace has said he will disclose new material around a controversial property disposal by the National Assets Management Agency (...)

Mr Justice Paul Gilligan: ruled that possession bid by Nama receiver should get a full hearing. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

An elderly couple may remain in their Co Dublin rented home, said to be worth €900,000, pending the outcome of a legal bid by a Nama-appointed receiv(...)

AIB chief executive David Duffy said 4,000 people have left the bank since he took over.

The Oireachtas Banking inquiry resumed after lunch with AIB chief executive David Duffy answering questions. Mr Duffy, who is leaving the institution,(...)

AIB has obtained €9.3 million judgment orders on consent at the Commercial Court against Galway businessmen Tom and John Nestor for borrowings by the pair. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Allied Irish Banks (AIB) has obtained €9.3 million judgment orders on consent at the Commercial Court against Galway businessmen Tom and John Nestor. (...)

The corporate element of Arthur Cox’s work for child and family agency Tusla is worth €800,000 a year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The legal firm Arthur Cox has received more than €16 million from Government departments and State bodies since 2011, according to newly released figu(...)