Jim Stafford

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 The court heard that while Nama had some initial objections to the PIA, it was now consenting to its approval. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The High Court has approved a Personal Insolvency Arrangement (PIA) allowing a man to write down almost all of his €60 million debts. On Monday, Mr J(...)

Charles Dowd, Plynk founder and chief executive

Irish payments service company Plynk is to appoint a liquidator, bringing to an end the company’s troubled business. In a notice published in Saturda(...)

Karl Deeter: “The people mired up to their necks in debt and who get massive write-offs and walk away scot-free are usually the ones that have been dealing with vulture funds.” File photograph: Getty Images

Labelled by Ulster Bank as “non co-operating”, some 900 of its mortgage holders who are deep in arrears and litigation learned this week the bank does(...)

The 0.44 hectares (1.1 acres) is close to Glasnevin Cemetery and has extensive road frontage of some 135 metres to the N2 Dublin-Derry road

A prime residential infill site in Dublin 11 is fresh to the market this week with agent Hooke & MacDonald quoting over €750,000. The 0.44 hectare(...)

Carlton Hotel and Spa, close to the holiday town of Kinsale, Co Cork

The profitable Carlton Hotel and Spa, close to the holiday town of Kinsale, Co Cork, along with 19 holiday houses, is to be offered for sale on the i(...)

A butcher’s ‘no horsemeat’ sign after the scandal broke this year. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

JANUARY l The year started with confirmation, of sorts, of something sensible people have known since cars first took to the roads: men reckon they’re(...)

Developer Michael Ryan: has had a number of dealings with State assets agency Nama and in July was cleared of making €80,000 in corrupt payments to former Fine Gael Dungarvan town councillor Fred Forsey

  The stud farm owned by developer Michael Ryan and his family is back in the winners’ enclosure after selling a racehorse at Goff’s fo(...)

“Irish people’s pathological obsession with property, is often intertwined with the worst sort of petty snobbery”. PHOTOGRAPH: ALAN BETSON

By their principal private residences shall ye know them. This week we learned that the professional classes don’t just want to live in the sort of ho(...)

The Insolvency Service of Ireland issued a statement saying, inter alia, “the professional standing of a borrower is not expected to be a factor in this assessment”.

It was about as inauspicious a first day as you could fear. Barely had the Insolvency Service of Ireland opened for business than one of the 37 quali(...)

The Insolvency Service of Ireland has denied claims it will allow hospital consultants, accountants or solicitors will automatically be allowed to retain ownership of “trophy homes” they can’t afford.

The Insolvency Service of Ireland (ISI) has denied claims that insolvent hospital consultants, accountants or solicitors will be allowed to retain own(...)

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