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No one in the construction or  building supplies sector seems willing to acknowledge  responsibility to fix Celtic Tiger-era building flaws. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Cairn Homes chief executive Michael Stanley’s reported assertion in a meeting with housing officials that Ireland had an international reputation as a(...)

Even today, 13 years on from the financial crash, one in eight mortgage accounts are exhibiting some level of distress. Photograph: Frank Miller

Mortgage debt is one of Ireland’s great hidden problems. Thousands of people are wrestling with their inability to pay back their home loans but, for (...)

Central Bank deputy governor Ed Sibley this week disclosed that a quarter of all those in long-term arrears on their mortgage payments are in their 60s or older. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Ireland’s mortgage arrears problem is not going away. If anything, it is becoming more acute – especially for an older cohort of distressed borrowers.(...)

The insurer asked the court to refer the matter to arbitration under an international commercial arbitration law. Photograph: iStock

The Commercial Court has referred for arbitration part of a dispute between a Galway bar and an insurer over a refusal to provide an indemnity for bus(...)

Merchant service providers give travel agents and tour operators the ability to accept debit and credit card payments for goods and services. Photograph: iStock

Travel agents are being asked to pay “utterly unfair” bond fees to merchant service providers (MSPs) that will render it “impossible” for many in the (...)

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I am from Pakistan and was relocated to Dublin last year by my employer. My family joined me in December and my wife is registering to allow her work (...)

Loan notes will typically offer returns of 6-10 per cent a year and short investment terms of up to about three years. Interest is paid at stated points during the term, with the capital repaid at the end.

They may have come to the fore earlier this year following the collapse of German property vehicle Dolphin Trust, but loan notes have been around the (...)

We bought a two-bed apartment in 2013 as a family home at the beginning of the recovery so the price was good – €135,000. It would now be valued at ar(...)

Shareholders at troubled stockbroker Davy are reported to be divided over the sale of the business. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/RollingNews.ie

Shareholders at troubled stockbroker Davy are reported to be divided over the sale of the business. The Sunday Business Post says shareholders still(...)

In-store spending now accounts for a larger proportion of spending than online spending.

In-store spending rose sharply on Monday, increasing by 18 per cent, week-on-week, on the first day non-essential retail reopened, figures from the Ce(...)

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