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British prime minister Theresa May: mixed messages in relation to whether Britain will undergo a hard or a soft Brexit. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

While Budget 2017 dominated talk on the streets of the Republic this week, a storm that threatens to morph into a typhoon was brewing across the wate(...)

Nama’s €1.6bn  sale of its Project Eagle loans has been the focus of several investigations

Nama has written to the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee challenging claims that the agency’s Northern Ireland advisers were given commercial and con(...)

A report by C&AG says sale of the loans known as Project Eagle to US company Cerberus could have cost the taxpayer €220m. Photographs: The Irish Times/Getty Images

Nama chairman Frank Daly may face further questions after a witness at a Dáil committee looking into the agency’s €1.6 billion sale of its Northern Ir(...)

Nama has insisted Frank Cushnahan never received commercially sensitive or confidential information while he was a member of the agency’s Northern Ireland Advisory Committee. Photograph: Press Eye

Frank Cushnahan, the former Nama advisor at the centre of the row over the agency’s €1.6 billion sale of its Project Eagle loans to US company Cerberu(...)

The Treasury Building, home to Nama, in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The key architects of the deal that ultimately became Nama’s sale of its Project Eagle loans to US investor Cerberus last year were accountant David W(...)

Jamie Bryson leaving Parliament Buildings in Belfast where he gave evidence to Stormont’s finance committee on the controversial sale of Nama’s NI assets to a US investor. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Project Eagle story dates back to June 2013, when DUP politician Sammy Wilson told the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan that US lawyers Brown R(...)

Stormont’s finance committee chairman Daithí McKay is interviewed about the sale of Nama’s Northern Ireland portfolio. Photograph:  Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye

Members of a Stormont scrutiny committee examining allegations of financial corruption in relation to a Nama deal have expressed frustration with the (...)

Sammy Wilson, who met with minister for finance Brian Lenihan in October 2009 to discuss Nama’s Northern portfolio. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

2009: Nama created to deal with toxic bank loans. It is greeted by more than a degree of wariness in the North amongst business and political leade(...)

The list of people and businesses the Northern Assembly finance committee wants to hear evidence from about Mick Wallace’s Nama allegations provides its own narrative about this complex case.

The list of people and businesses the Northern Assembly finance committee wants to hear evidence from about Mick Wallace’s Nama allegations provides i(...)

The air of mystery – and a whiff of suspicion – which continues to surround the biggest land deal in Northern Ireland in recent years, needs to be dis(...)

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