Ross Maguire

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New Beginnings is led by barrister and debt advisor Ross Maguire. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

RoundShield Partners, a €1 billion property investment house, has signed a €50 million social housing deal with debt advisory firm New Beginnings. U(...)

Dealing with a non-performing mortgage on a family home  is a daily reality for 64,510 borrowers, according to   the Central Bank. Photograph: Sean Gladwell/Getty

The first five years of Mary’s mortgage were uneventful. She bought her house with her partner in 2010, in the teeth of the recession. Despite the eco(...)

Master of the High Court Edmund Honohan: His public pronouncements, and the frequency of them, contrasts with the low-profile style adopted by most figures significant in the daily life of the Four Courts. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Yesterday morning, Edmund Honohan gravely told his court he was about to say some words he never thought he’d utter. “I’m still wearing last night’s m(...)

“It is a Nama for the people,” said iCare’s David Hall. “Why can’t a mini-Nama buy the [distressed] loan and sell it back to the customer at a discount or restructure the loan?” Photograph: Alan Betson

Strong support for a proposal for greater State support for people in mortgage arrears made by the Master of the High Court has come from one of the n(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe is to ask the Central Bank for its views on the “legal and regulatory environment” protecting customers, as Permanent TSB looks to sell off €3.7 billion of defaulting loans to a so-called vulture fund.

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Ross Maguire of New Beginnings: “There should be judges making these decisions, not county registrars. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The founder of a debt agency that helps people in financial difficulties has backed comments by the master of the High Court raising questions over th(...)

Brendan Kenny: ‘We are concerned about what may happen in Apollo House between now and the 11th of January’

Dublin city council’s chief executive has expressed concern over the safety of Apollo House and “what may happen” before it is due to be vacated in Ja(...)

David Hall in 2011 with Joan Collins TD and members of the Defend Our Homes League protesting at an Allsop property auction in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Shortly after a hitherto unknown storage unit belonging to Console was discovered last Monday, David Hall, the interim chief executive of the suicide (...)

Lorcan O’Connor, director of the  Insolvency Service, said on Tuesday that applications for debt relief are likely to continue to increase over the coming months. (Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES)

Some 570 people applied for debt relief during the first quarter of the year, an increase of 16 per cent on 2015, according to figures from the Insol(...)

The latest incarnation of our personal insolvency regime is designed specifically to keep people in their homes. Photograph: PA

In 2011, Bill Clinton put mortgage arrears resolution front and centre of our economic recovery. He claimed there would be no widespread economic reco(...)

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