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Many of the borrowers earmarked for inclusion in Project Birch have paid little or nothing towards their debts for long periods. Photograph by Cyril Byrne

Majority State-owned AIB is preparing to offload thousands of distressed mortgages secured on family homes, a politically contentious step which the (...)

Some 1,422 of the loans are secured on private homes, while 510 are tied to buy-to-let properties. Photograph: Alan Betson

A vulture fund that is buying almost 2,000 mortgages from Permanent TSB will repossess most of the homes involved, one activist warns. Majority State(...)

Latest Central Bank numbers show lenders were in possession of 1,407 principal dwelling houses at the end of June 2019. Photograph: iStock

House repossessions jumped by almost 75 per cent in the second quarter of 2019, according to figures from the Central Bank. The figures show a total (...)

The Department of Justice and Equality unit that operates the Immigrant Investor Programme says charities have been asked to make payments to secure donations of €500,000. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Charities have been asked to pay agents thousands to secure donations of €500,000 from foreign multimillionaires seeking Irish residency, as part of a(...)

AIB is 75 per cent owned by the taxpayer.

AIB will seek expressions of interest from “ethical” finance houses and charities for a sale of family home mortgages worth hundreds of millions of eu(...)

The proceedings initiated by developer Paddy McKillen, above, are ‘largely identical’ to a case that was launched by debt campaigner David Hall against the Minister for Finance in 2017. File photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Property investor Paddy McKillen has taken a legal case against the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, for failing to have proper oversight over t(...)

Beef magnate Larry Goodman has been building up a stake in Green Reit in recent weeks, as the Dublin-listed property company courts bidders after putting itself up for sale in April

Ryanair could close bases and is offering unpaid leave to pilots as tough trading conditions and delays in delivery of Boeing’s new 737 Max aircraft c(...)

David Hall, director and co-founder of the Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation.  Photograph: Collins Courts

David Hall, the mortgage debtor advocate, expects 20,000 homes to be repossessed by banks or so-called vulture funds over the next six years. “I thi(...)

Murphy said more houses are required so people can ‘rent with sustainability’. Or, to put it another way, not be made homeless. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Say what you like about the Government, there’s no doubting its sincerity about the right to choose. The Eighth amendment may have been repealed, but (...)

There is a legal mechanism that can work through the worst cases - and keep people in their homes. Photograph: iStock

Repeated warnings about a “tsunami” of home repossessions - long threatened, but yet to arrive - has raised doubts about the scale of this legacy prob(...)

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