Tony O Connor

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File photo of Paddy Prendergast. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

It was an unpleasant irony that the late Paddy Prendergast, who died at the weekend at the age of 95, found himself as much a victim of social media a(...)

Seán Dunne pictured in 2019. The action has been taken by John Dunne, the businessman’s son from his first marriage, along with Seán Dunne’s four sons, who are all minors, with Gayle Killilea. Photograph: Douglas Healey

The High Court has granted family members of bankrupt businessman Seán Dunne a temporary injunction preventing him from selling or dissipating the pro(...)

Davy has claimed that developer Patrick Kearney lawsuit is ‘entirely opportunistic’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Thirteen of the members of the Davy-16 group of employees who were involved in a 2014 Anglo Irish Bank bond trade at the heart of a Central Bank fine (...)

Patrick Kearney’s Kilmona Holdings previously sued Davy in 2015 in relation to the deal, settling his case. Photograph:

Belfast property developer Patrick Kearney has launched a lawsuit against Davy and the group of 16 former employees who were on the other side of a 20(...)

Davy formally put itself up for sale on Thursday evening. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said on Friday that a sale of Davy will require “absolute clarity” on whether a bond-deal scandal that has rocked(...)

The  crisis has resulted in the exit of all of the remaining 16 employees in the firm who took part in the ill-conceived trade, including former chief executive Brian McKiernan, former deputy chairman Kyran McLaughlin (above) and Barry Nangle.

As Davy sought during the financial crisis to pay down debt following a top-of-the-market €316 million management buyout of the business in 2006, a sm(...)

The Central Bank of Ireland has fined stockbroker Davy €4.13m for breaching market rules in relation to a transaction involving the broker’s own staff. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/

When the Central Bank of Ireland told the partners of Bloxham heading into the final weekend of May in 2012 that the game was up for the country’s the(...)

A group of 16 Davy staff sought to make a profit without telling the client for whom it was acting or the firm’s compliance team. File photograph:  Aidan Crawley

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has called on leading financial firm Davy to issue a public statement after it was hit yesterday with a €4.1 mill(...)

Fine relates to a bond deal in which a group of 16 staff sought to make a profit without telling the client or the stockbroker’s own compliance officers. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has called on Davy to issue a public statement after the brokerage was hit by a €4.1 million Central Bank fin(...)

 Minister for Justice Helen McEntee informed the Justice Committee of the change to the personal injuries guidelines in a letter sent on Wednesday. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

New rules to set out the level of damages the courts can award for personal injuries will be introduced three months earlier than planned, according t(...)

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