Public Accounts Committee hears Nama did not believe it could sell the loans in a single deal until Pimco offered it £1.3bn in September 2013

Nama wanted a quick sale of its Northern Ireland loans because it feared losing an offer for the assets from US company Pimco, according to its agent (...)

 Martin McGuinness is appearing before the Public Accounts Committee on  November 16th, the day before Mark Neporent, chief operating officer of Cerberus, the New York-based investor that bought the loans, dubbed Project Eagle. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

A key executive from the US company that bought Nama’s Northern Ireland loans in a controversial €1.6 billion deal will face questions from TDs next (...)

The Central Bank of Ireland has said the retention payments policy was essential in retaining staff and limiting potential risks. File photograph: Getty Images

Payments by the Central Bank to hold on to key staff have cost nearly €450,000 this year, it has emerged. Twenty-seven staff, mostly actuaries workin(...)

John Rogers SC, for Angela  Kerins, said Shane Ross TD was in 2014 a member of the Public Accounts Committee,  and the tone of a March 2014 article in the Sunday Independent “plainly indicates” a state of mind adverse to Ms Kerins, Rehab and other persons mentioned in the article. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Independent TD Shane Ross wrote a newspaper article asserting “for sheer neck, no one has come within a whisper of Angela Kerins and her charity gang”(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan fielded questions about the sale of Project Eagle to Cerberus in the Public Accounts Committee. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The losing bidder for Nama’s Northern Ireland loans may be considering legal action over the €1.6 billion deal, the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee ((...)

Former Rehab CEO Angela Kerins at the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins

The State is liable in damages to Angela Kerins because the Dáil Public Accounts Committee subjected her to a “war” in breach of her constitutional r(...)

A common concern of Dáil deputies returning yesterday for a new parliamentary session – and facing a budget next month that all parties will hope to s(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker deviated from his prepared speech at the European Parliament  and omitted several passages that dealt with Apple and the Republic. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

The “biggest financial scandal in the history of the State” is what Independent TD Mick Wallace is calling it, and while that remains to be seen, this(...)

 The Comptroller and Auditor General believes Nama’s sale of its Northern loan book to US investment fund Cerberus led to probable losses of more than €200m to the State. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Two separate inquiries into Nama are in preparation after the State’s spending watchdog found shortcomings in the sale of its Northern loan book. The(...)

Angela Kerins pictured arriving at the Four Courts on Friday  for the continuation of her High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was entitled to know if the public was getting value for “huge” sums of public money paid to the Rehab Group,(...)

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