A Stormont department had been seeking disqualification orders against the one-time representatives of a quango. (Photograph: iStock)

Ten former board members at a now defunct Northern Ireland Events Company are prepared to give pledges not to act as company directors, the High Court(...)

Last year, the NI Events Company’s former chief executive, Janice McAleese, was banned from acting as a company director for 14 years. Photograph: iStock

Director disqualification proceedings against 11 former board members at a now defunct quango set up to attract show business and sporting stars to No(...)

The NIEC  organised a series of open-air concerts at Stormont featuring headline stars from Pavarotti to Elton John and also numerous sporting events.

The failure of a Government funded events company that collapsed in 2007 with debts totalling £1.6 million represents “one of the biggest scandals” ev(...)