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Mr Justice Brian O’Moore said he was satisfied to grant the examiner additional time to see if a survival plan can be agreed with the company’s creditors. Photograph: iStock

The High Court has given the examiner of a Co Louth-based company that makes magnesium-based products additional time to try to formulate a scheme tha(...)

Could we see Irish insolvencies spiral back up towards the crisis-era high of almost 1,700 in 2012?

As Covid-19 swept the globe in early 2020 and businesses in lockdown scrambled to get forbearance from suppliers, banks and tax collectors, many put a(...)

Among the nine Irish businesses that successfully exited examinership last year was airline CityJet.   Photograph: iStock

The corporate rescue process of examinership saved close to 600 jobs last year across nine companies, according to figures compiled by profession(...)

Hotels, non-food retail, retail property, leisure and entertainment industry businesses have been the worst affected by the coronavirus crisis. Photograph: iStock

Investment funds that snapped up billions of euro of Irish property and business loans after the financial crisis may use Covid-related breaches of lo(...)

The judge says the evidence indicates the company has a reasonable prospect of survival subject to conditions. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A potential €11 million liability arising out of damages claims against a Dublin-based cold storage company has led to it securing a High Court order (...)

The liquidators told the High Court the facilities were closing due to an inability to meet statutory and regulatory requirements to operate at full capacity or fund costs. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Residents in a south Dublin nursing home and disability centre, which faces closure under High Court liquidation proceedings, were particularly vulner(...)

Former Debenhams staff protesting outside its store on Dublin’s Henry Street in June: the company was one of the high-profile retailers to put their Irish arms into liquidation. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The level of corporate insolvencies in Ireland may peak next year at levels last seen at the end of the financial crisis as the real cost of the Covid(...)

 Grafton Street in Dublin recently: Insolvent liquidations are set to spike in the coming months, particularly in the retail, hospitality and tourism sectors. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

As the economy continues to emerge gingerly from a coronavirus-induced coma and companies survey the damage, many are running out of time, putting off(...)

The court heard the companies had been profitable in recent years but had run into cash flow difficulties. Photograph: iStock

The High Court has appointed an interim examiner to three connected companies involved in the food distribution business after their turnovers plunged(...)

Ouzos in Dalkey. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The corporate rescue process of examinership saved almost 600 jobs last year across 19 different companies, according to figures compiled by professio(...)

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