Brendan Cahill

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The Dylan Hotel in Dublin. “New hotels facilitate the expansion of the tourism industry, one of the purest export industries we have.”

Hotels are in the dog house in Dublin. The city’s councillors have decided to limit their development in a populist vote called on the back of the cl(...)

The judge granted Nigeria’s request for a stay on any asset seizures while its legal challenge is pending. Photograph: iStock

An Irish-backed company says the Nigerian government will have to “put its money where its mouth is if it wants to avoid immediate seizure of assets”.(...)

Nigeria is embroiled in a fight with Process & Industrial Developments (P&ID), which was founded by Irish investors Michael Quinn and Brendan Cahill, over a failed 2010 deal to develop a gas processing plant. Photograph: iStock

Irish authorities and AIB are being drawn into a high-profile international legal dispute between Nigeria and a company founded by Irish investors tha(...)

 Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari this week ordered the country’s financial police to investigate the circumstances of the original deal. Photograph:  Ben Curtis/AP

An Irish-backed company that has won a $9.6 billion (€8.7 billion) UK court judgment against the Nigerian government over a failed gas deal has allege(...)

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a criminal investigation into the awarding of the 2010 contract.   Photograph: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters

Down Stephen’s Lane in the south of Dublin city centre, near what used to be Dobbins bistro, an empire sits behind a set of wrought iron gates. It doe(...)

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered Nigeria’s economic and financial crimes commission, its national intelligence agency and the police to investigate the circumstances of the 2010 deal. Photograph: Ben Curtis/AP

The Nigerian government has ordered a criminal investigation into a failed gas deal between the state and a company founded by Irish investors, which (...)

The agreement was meant to see P&ID build a gas refinery in in the southern Nigerian city of Calabar.  Photograph: /AFP/Getty Images

The Nigerian government has said it will appeal a $9 billion (€8.1 billion) judgment handed down by a UK court last week in favour of an Irish-backed (...)

Lawyers representing the Nigerian government argued the award should not be enforced because England was not the correct place for the case. Photograph: iStock

A judge in London said on Friday he would grant an Irish-owned company the right to seek to seize some $9 billion (€8.1 billion) in assets from the Ni(...)

The Nigerian government says the scale of the damages is not warranted. Photograph: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images

An Irish-owned company is due to ask the British courts to enforce a $9 billion (€8 billion) award against Nigeria’s government in a dispute over a ga(...)

The family of Carmel Daly (74), who died six days after being injured in a two-car collision, told Cork Circuit Criminal Court that they had no wish to see farmer John Sexton jailed in relation to the collision. Photograph: Frank Miller

Road traffic rules governing the ability of elderly people to drive should be strengthened, according to a family whose mother suffered serious injuri(...)

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