Frank Daly

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Eagle has landed: Frank Daly, Nama’s chairman. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Hasn’t The Irish Times given me a crash course in this before? Indeed it has. You’ve a good memory. It was as recently as July, actually. But there h(...)

Comptroller and Auditor General Seamus McCarthy. The assault on the C&AG  was  done with all necessary courtesy but there is no hiding however that what NAMA is saying is that the C&AG is not fit for the purpose of assessing NAMA: Frank Miller / THE IRISH TIMES

The bullish attack which the National Asset Management Agency has mounted on the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General in the last 48 hours ra(...)

Paschal Donohoe and Michael Noonan: focus on Mr Noonan’s role in encouraging Nama to accelerate its loans sales is likely to sharpen. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimon

With two inquiries into the sale of Project Eagle in preparation in Dublin, and others elsewhere, attention is likely to be directed over the coming w(...)

A report by the Comptroller and Auditor General found the sale of Nama’s Northern Ireland property loan book probably resulted in a loss of more than €200 million to the taxpayer.

Opposition leaders are to seek a broad inquiry into the operations of Nama, extending beyond the sale of its Northern Ireland loans, though this is li(...)

Northern Ireland’s then minister of finance and personnel, Sammy Wilson, was critical of the agency  publicly “auctioning” the portfolio. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker

Political pressure led Nama to limit the information it gave potential buyers for Project Eagle, deterring some companies from bidding for the loans,(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny met Opposition leaders on Thursday  to discuss the nature and scope of an inquiry into the Project Eagle sale. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny met with leaders of opposition groups at Government Buildings Thursday afternoon and quickly agreed that a statutory inquiry shou(...)

Frank Daly has  done a series of interviews defending Nama. Photograph: Collins

What was astounding yesterday was not so much the Comptroller and Auditor General’s report on Project Eagle (and that in itself was astonishing) but N(...)

Mick Wallace, who said an independent investigation was now essential to get to the truth of the matter. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Opposition parties have called for the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) to suspend all sales in light of the report on the Project Eagle sale. (...)

 Nama chairman Frank Daly: if the agency had kept the Project Eagle portfolio “there would be no investor interested in buying it today”. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Nama has argued that Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) Séamus McCarthy used the wrong calculations to conclude that the agency’s controversi(...)

Frank Daly: How could there be such a huge chasm between Nama and  the C&AG report? Photograph: Alan Betson

As of today there are two official versions of what happened with Nama’s sale of Project Eagle and the price achieved. They cannot both be true. The(...)

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