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The new controversialist: Shane Coleman. Photograph: Newstalk

As he settles into his on-air partnership with new co-presenter Kieran Cuddihy on Newstalk Breakfast (weekdays), Shane Coleman has been recalibrating (...)

Cerberus bought the loans, collectively called Project Eagle and worth around £4 billion, at a discount in April 2014 from Nama. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

New figures show that the US vulture fund that bought State assets agency Nama’s Northern Ireland property loans in a controversial deal had collected(...)

Peter Branigan in the basement room of 14 Henrietta Street, Dublin, where he was born. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

If these walls could talk . . . Well actually, if you put the gentle squeeze on them, they do. Just inside the large front door of 14 Henrietta Stree(...)

Nama sold its Northern Ireland property loans portfolio, Project Eagle, to US vulture fund Cerberus in 2014.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The National Asset Management Agency’s failure to hand over certain documentation regarding its controversial Project Eagle sale in Northern Ireland h(...)

 A spokesman for the Department of Finance said:  “As it is and will continue to be an important issue for the State, it will continue to be appropriately resourced.” Photograph: Reuters

The costs involved in fighting the case for Ireland to take up to €15 billion in tax from Apple have now risen above €4.6 million. Legal bills, (...)

Funeral of Donal Barrington pictured at St. Patrick’s Church, Monkstown Co Dublin. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The former Supreme Court judge, Donal Barrington, saw the Constitition as a living, breathing document that respected the human rights of all, his fun(...)

 Frank Cushnahan: former Nama adviser  was hoping to share in a £16 million fee with US lawyers Brown Rudnick and Belfast solicitors Tughans, if that company had succeeded. Photograph: Press Eye

Accounts for Promontoria Eagle, the Irish subsidiary that US vulture fund Cerberus used to buy State asset agency Nama’s Northern Ireland loans, shoul(...)

Nama chairman Frank Daly and chief executive Brendan McDonagh have been forced to defend the agency’s decision to sell its Project Eagle loans in Northern Ireland to Cerberus. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

New figures show the US vulture fund that bought the National Asset Management Agency’s Northern Ireland property loans in a controversial deal had co(...)

 Frank Cushnahan: According to Frank Connolly’s book, Chinese investors secretly approached by Mr Cushnahan were prepared to pay £1 billion for some of Nama’s loans.

Chinese investors secretly approached by former National Asset Management Agency adviser Frank Cushnahan were prepared to pay £1 billion for some of t(...)

For the last two years, Mick Wallace, has been highlighting Cerberus’s role in Project Eagle, Nama’s €1.6 billion sale of its Northern Ireland loans. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Independent TD Mick Wallace and his son Sasha will defend a bid by the liquidator of the politician’s property business to disqualify them from acting(...)

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