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Karelian Diamond Resources chairman Richard Conroy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Shares in Karelian Diamond Resources collapsed on Friday after chairman Richard Conroy and other board members survived a shareholder revolt at an ext(...)

Under pressure: Rebel investors in the company want to oust Prof Conroy, above, his daughter Sorca Conroy, Séamus FitzPatrick, Maureen Jones and Louis J Maguire from the Karelian board and replace them with their own nominees. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Karelian Diamond Resources shareholders will vote on proposals to sack chairman Richard Conroy and other directors at a meeting next month. Rebel inv(...)

Deja vu? Prof Richard Conroy, chairman of Karelian Diamond Resources,  has been in a similar situation previously. File photograph: Justin Mac Innes/Mac Innes Photography

Massive pressure combined with intense heat long ago to form diamonds from carbon found far beneath the Earth’s crust. Subsequent volcanic activity ha(...)

File image of Prof Richard Conroy at  the Conrad hotel in Dublin. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Karelian Diamond Resources’ directors have put about £2 million sterling (€2.25 million) of their own money into the company, says its chairman, Prof (...)

Prof Richard Conroy at the first Conroy Gold and Natural Resources egm held in August of this year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Conroy Gold has been awarded all costs after winning its court battle against a dissident shareholder last month. Patrick O’Sullivan, a minority shar(...)

Maureen Jones, Prof Richard Conroy and James Jones at the Conroy egm

The actions of the board of Conroy Gold were “complete manipulation” in favour of the board, a shareholder told an emergency general meeting (egm) on (...)

Conroy Gold chairman Richard Conroy: he now holds about 21.6%  of the company’s shares

A shareholder in Conroy Gold and Natural Resources who has been pushing for changes to its corporate governance has criticised the company’s board for(...)

New CSO figures show house price growth accelerated in June at  11.6% on an annual basis. Photograph: iStock

The housing crisis continues to bring joy to some and pain for others. New CSO figures this week show price growth accelerated in June at a rate of 11(...)

Conroy Gold chairman Prof Richard Conroy. Photograph: Sam Boal/ 

Shareholders at Conroy Gold would no doubt prefer that any drama surrounding the company was around the discovery of a viable mine than a boardroom sq(...)

Conroy Gold  shareholder Patrick O’Sullivan at the company’s recent egm. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dissident Conroy Gold and Natural Resources shareholder Patrick O’Sullivan has called for another extraordinary general meeting of the group’s shareho(...)

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