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It is reckoned by the British authorities that about £3bn   lies unclaimed in shares and dividends in the UK alone. Photograph: Getty Images

I am writing on behalf of a relative who had an allocation of shares in the flotation of Friends Provident. The letter we have says he was entitled to(...)

Seven years ago, Sean Quinn junior was about to get married. He was also facing jail for contempt over a €455 million asset-stripping scheme across s(...)

Brian Cowen. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Brian Cowen Former taoiseach Brian Cowen retired from politics in February 2011, having served as leader since May 2008. The Co Offaly politician, (...)

Archy Marshall, aka King Krule, aka Edgar the Beatmaker, aka Hypnodisc, aka The Return of Pimp Shrimp. Photograph: Rich Fury/Getty Images

MOUNT KIMBIE ft. KING KRULE Blue Train Lines Warp Archy Marshall (aka King Krule, aka Edgar the Beatmaker, aka Hypnodisc, aka The Return of Pimp Shri(...)

AIB: appointment of two non-executive directors comes as the timing for the Government’s sale of a 25 per cent  stake in the bank remains uncertain. Photograph: Reuters

AIB has appointed Brendan McDonagh, a former chief executive of HSBC North America, as a non-executive director. A former member of Ireland’s Nationa(...)

Sport and politics: One of the most eye-catching survey findings was that a majority of people in the North (54 per cent) would actually prefer a single all-Ireland team.

In the Snow Patrol song, Lifening, Gary Lightbody sings, “Ireland in the World Cup, either North or South”, then adds yearningly, “This is all I ever (...)

Friends Provident was originally a mutual insurance business

I have 200 shares in Friends Provident that were granted some years ago to persons holding life policies with them. I did receive annual dividend cheq(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny in the Dáil in February 2013 as  legislation is moved to dissolve IBRC. Photograph; screegrab from Oireachtas TV/Frank Miller /The Irish Times.

The Government may introduce an emergency Bill in the Dáil this week to overcome a legal obstacle that has effectively stalled the work of the Commiss(...)

Asset management agencies such as Nama and Spain’s Sareb hold commercial real estate loans, residential mortgages and foreclosed properties with a face value of about €233 billion

European banks and asset managers are seeking to sell €74 billion of real estate debt and foreclosed assets, the most ever, as they trim their soured(...)

Breifne O’Brien leaves the Four Courts to be returned to Mountjoy prison  after losing his defence against the IBRC proceedings. Photograph: Collins/Courts

Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has secured summary judgment for €16.2 million against jailed businessman Breifne O’Brien. The application for ju(...)

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