Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

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Personal loans of €2.65 million owing by the 65-year-old woman to consumer lender Cabot Financial are being written off in exchange for a once-off payment of €1,432. Photograph: iStock

A Co Longford woman had €3 million worth of debt written off for a payment of €1,600 as part of a personal insolvency arrangement approved by the High(...)