Keith Farry

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The High Court was told Start Mortgages would receive 35 cent for every euro of debt owed under the personal insolvency arrangement but 31 cent in the euro if former builder Eugene O’Connor was made a bankrupt.

A former Meath builder has had debts of €1.6 million written off in a personal insolvency agreement approved by the High Court that will keep him and (...)

Gary Hyde, who ran The Castle Tavern in Glanmire, will see his monthly repayments fall to €1,821  on a tracker mortgage rate of 0.75 per cent for 21 years. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A former publican in Cork has had debts of more than €2.4 million written off in a personal insolvency arrangement approved by the High Court. Gary (...)

The courts cannot approve ‘debt-for-equity swaps’ in personal insolvency arrangements without consent of the relevant secured creditor, a High Court judge has found.

Significant legislative changes are needed to allow “debt-for-equity swap” solutions for insolvent personal debtors facing difficulties repaying their(...)

File photograph of Pamela Flood in her Clontarf home. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Restaurateur Ronan Ryan and his former Miss Ireland wife Pamela Flood, had never heard of the personal insolvency regime when they both signed a conse(...)

Until now, banks had been unable to complete deals with one debtor without their other half signing up too

A recent High Court personal insolvency judgment has poked a hole in the logjam blocking the resolution of bad mortgage cases when it comes to one tri(...)

Independent TD Mick Wallace: Promontoria, owned by US funds giant Cerberus, is seeking repayment of a €2m loan to Wallace’s company M&J Wallace Ltd which it acquired from Ulster Bank. Photograph: Collins Courts

TD Mick Wallace said on Monday that US fund Cerberus wanted to “settle scores” with him for raising its controversial €1.6 billion Project Eagle deal(...)

The High Court has adjudicated convicted fraudster Breifne O’Brien as being a bankrupt. Photograph: Eric Luke

The High Court has adjudicated convicted fraudster Breifne O’Brien as being a bankrupt. In 2014 the former businessman was given a seven-year prison (...)

Prof William Binchy:  co-authored leading text on the torts law. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A leading text on tort law has won a top prize at the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association law book awards. Law of Torts (fourth edition), by Mr Justice (...)