Ross Maguire

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Mike Coffey, who was affected by the tracker mortgage scandal, in Balla, Co Mayo. The Coffeys are one of 99 families that lost their home ‘as a result of lenders’ failings’, the Central Bank’s final report on the matter said. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Between the birth of their daughter and moving into a new home in Limerick, the early part of 2002 was a “happy time” for Mike and Susan Coffey. They(...)

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Welcome to the world of funds. In the US there is a developed system of investment managers who invest money across a range of assets to ensure a ret(...)

Apollo House on Poolbeg Street, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The High Court has dismissed an application by the occupiers of Apollo House in Dublin city centre for an extra week before they have to leave the bu(...)

Occupiers of Apollo House unfurl a banner reading ‘Homes not hostels’ on Wednesday morning. Photograph: Dean Ruxton

Activists occupying the Apollo House office building in Dublin said they would defy a court order to leave the premises and that they would continue “(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton. Ms Burton has said that the constitutional protection for TDs and Senators in the Dáil is a cornerstone of democracy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Tánaiste and a senior Fine Gael Minister have defended the right of TDs’ Dáil speeches to be reported freely as the row over publishing comment(...)

A Co Limerick cattle dealer has been restrained by the High Court from slaughtering , selling or disposing in any way of 82 cattle claimed to be the property of a Co Westmeath livestock exporter. File photograph: Getty Images.

A Co Limerick cattle dealer has been restrained by the High Court from slaughtering , selling or disposing in any way of 82 cattle claimed to be the (...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell leaving the Four Courts this week. Photograph: Collins Courts

A judge’s view that solicitor Brian O’Donnell moved to England to secure a “benign bankruptcy” and avoid his creditors is “entirely  irrelevant” to wh(...)

Ross Maguire SC, appearing for the four O’Donnell children. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An Isle of Man company owned the luxury family home of solicitor Brian O’Donnell in Killiney, Dublin, as part of a tax-planning scheme, the Commercial(...)

The High Court has been urged to continue court protection for the family-run Foley’s bar and restaurant and the adjoining O’Reilly’s bar on Dublin(...)