Sammon Contracting was among the companies to seek examinership in 2018

More than 500 jobs were saved through the examinership process last year, according to new figures. Twelve examinerships took place in 2018, of which(...)

Aryzta had an unremitting bad year and was the  standout corporate loser of 2018. Photograph: Reuters

It was another year of mixed fortunes in corporate Ireland. The economy continues to be the fastest growing in Europe while the live register fell to (...)

G Morgan & Sons seeks  declarations and orders including that it is entitled to the interest in furniture it has supplied to two schools. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A company which claims it has not been paid for supplying furniture to two new schools has launched High Court proceedings against the joint venture c(...)

Oireachtas Committee on Finance Committee chair John McGuinness said he did not accept the Department of Public Expenditure’s position that “you just write policy and then you sit back”.

The State was not a party to contracts to build schools and an institute of education that have collapsed and now threaten more than 100 small subcont(...)

Earlier this year Carillion collapsed into administration, which resulted in the Irish construction firm the joint venture hired to build the schools, Sammon Contracting Ireland Ltd, going into liquidation. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters

The joint venture charged with building several new schools in the State has secured a temporary High Court injunction preventing subcontractors block(...)

Parents and students of Coláiste Ráithín in Bray, Co Wicklow, protesting against delays in April. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The opening of a number of schools in time for the new school year is in doubt following pickets by subcontractors who say they have not been paid mon(...)

Speaking at an Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee (PAC) hearing on Thursday, NTMA chief executive Conor O’Kelly said a list would allow procurement officials in departments and Government agencies to assess if Irish taxpayers had too much exposure to certain ‘counterparties’.

The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) has been prompted by the collapse of the UK outsourcer Carillion to look at setting up a list of public(...)

Sammon Contracting entered examinership in April, citing the ‘devastating collapse’ of Carillion as the main cause in its High Court application. File photograph: Alan Betson

Sammon Contracting received 98 per cent of payments for their work on school building project, that stalled after the firm entered liquidation in June(...)

Parents and students of Coláiste Raithin in Bray, Co Wicklow, whose new school building is being held up by the collapse of Carillion.

Uncertainty over whether builder Sammon would be appointed to finish a €100 million schools construction project forced the contractor into liquidatio(...)

Sammon had been working for the UK operator on the construction of five schools in counties Kildare, Meath and Wexford

Sammon Contracting has gone into liquidation with the loss of 200 jobs, following the collapse of UK building firm Carillion earlier this year, which (...)

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