Declan Murphy

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The High Court in Dublin: The identity of the loans purchaser was not revealed in court. Photograph: iStock

Mallow Credit Union is poised to buy the loans due to defunct Charleville Credit Union following a court ruling on Friday. The High Court appointed l(...)

The Vintage Cocktail Club, owned by Paddy McKillen Jr’s Press Up Entertainment group

There is a gold rush under way in the sizzling Dublin pubs market, which is swinging like a prohibition-era speakeasy. Sales in bars rose 5.5 per cen(...)

Jerry Conlan:  one of the  “Maple 10” developers who tried to save Anglo Irish Bank in a secret share-buying scheme, he has joined the NolaClan board.

A company linked to well-known property developer Jerry Conlan has taken a substantial stake in NolaClan, the sprawling hospitality group controlled b(...)

Local farmers were canvassed, marts visited, appeals put out on media by gardaí and “a big effort” was made to locate the missing heifers, the court heard

Heifers kept for breeding were stolen from a remote rural field at the foot of Carrauntoohil, Ireland’s highest mountain, and found five months later (...)

The great-spotted woodpecker. Illustration: Michael Viney

Once, perched on a high cliff in Greenland, I took my turn at recording, at 15-minute intervals and for what felt like hours, the postures of a barnac(...)

 Liquidation of FCR Media Ltd would mean a €8.9 million deficit of liabilities over assets, the High Court was told. Photograph: iStock

A High Court judge has appointed an interim examiner to two related companies involved in specialised sales and marketing and in publishing the Golden(...)

Declan Murphy and Ami Rao: Rao  knew nothing about horse racing, but  felt an inexplicable urge to write Murphy’s fascinating story.

“On several occasions I thought he was going to say that this is too much.” While working on a former Irish jockey’s book, both author and subject wa(...)

Rush Credit Union: It was agreed the “delinquent” loan book should be sold rather than the liquidators having to pursue them. Photograph: North County Leader

The non-performing loan book of the wound-up Rush Credit Union in Dublin is to be sold following an order from the president of the High Court. Mr Ju(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and  Mayo Renewable Power’s  Gerald C Crotty: launching the ill-fated wood-chip burning electricity generator in Killala which was to cost up to €200 million.

The High Court has moved to put a biomass-fuelled power plant under construction in Co Mayo into liquidation after efforts to come up with a rescue pl(...)

The judge said arising out of the Garda investigation of the forestry firm, there had been a blocking order on its main bank account with AIB in Ireland.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Gardaí are investigating a forestry investment company, which raised about €4.1 million from mainly UK investors in the past three years, amid suspic(...)

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