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#Brendan McDonagh

# brendan-mcdonagh - Monday 12 September, 2016

'Nothing illegal, nothing improper, no irregularities': Noonan defends Nama over Project Eagle
# Hundreds Of Millions
# Hundreds Of Millions

'Nothing illegal, nothing improper, no irregularities': Noonan defends Nama over Project Eagle

Sep 12th 2016, 8:38 PM 14,271 Views 76 Comments

There are growing calls for a public inquiry in the controversial 2014 sale, to US investment company Cerberus Capital Management.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Friday 2 October, 2015

Councils turned down around 4,000 social housing units offered by Nama
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Councils turned down around 4,000 social housing units offered by Nama

Oct 2nd 2015, 12:48 PM 14,913 Views 49 Comments

The news emerged as Nama’s chief executive appeared before the Public Account’s Committee

# brendan-mcdonagh - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Longboat Quay residents will still have to find '€2 million' for repairs after final offer of help
# Legacy
# Legacy

Longboat Quay residents will still have to find '€2 million' for repairs after final offer of help

Oct 1st 2015, 4:30 PM 18,704 Views 55 Comments

The Authority said it would contribute some of the costs.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Why was this man left outside the room on the night of the guarantee?
# Sitting Around
# Sitting Around

Why was this man left outside the room on the night of the guarantee?

Jul 9th 2015, 6:14 PM 14,036 Views 11 Comments

Brendan McDonagh spent four hours at government buildings on the night of 29 September 2008.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Sunday 21 December, 2014

'I think it's an appalling idea': Joan Burton won't be happy if NAMA pays bonuses to developers
# No Way
# No Way

'I think it's an appalling idea': Joan Burton won't be happy if NAMA pays bonuses to developers

Dec 21st 2014, 7:30 AM 9,860 Views 41 Comments

“I find it totally inappropriate.”

# brendan-mcdonagh - Thursday 18 December, 2014

'It saddens me to be part of a parliament that brings about this grief' - Nama told
# Bad Bank
# Bad Bank

'It saddens me to be part of a parliament that brings about this grief' - Nama told

Dec 18th 2014, 5:14 PM 14,714 Views 28 Comments

But the bad bank’s boss came out swinging against claims it was being a bully.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Nama pays developers €11 million every year in wages
# Payroll
# Payroll

Nama pays developers €11 million every year in wages

May 29th 2014, 2:01 PM 16,319 Views 97 Comments

The state’s bad bank has revealed a list of its wage categories for 134 developers.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

NAMA promises "the sight of cranes returning to Dublin’s Docklands"
# Sky's The Limit
# Sky's The Limit

NAMA promises "the sight of cranes returning to Dublin’s Docklands"

May 27th 2014, 10:44 AM 9,126 Views 34 Comments

The state’s bad bank generated €4.5 billion last year.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Here's the most complete breakdown of NAMA loans you'll see today
# Under The Bonnet
# Under The Bonnet

Here's the most complete breakdown of NAMA loans you'll see today

May 7th 2014, 4:34 PM 17,684 Views 17 Comments

NAMA says that the lending “seems to have been carried out in haste” with poor security and documentation.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Thursday 16 January, 2014

NAMA drops 80:20 home buyer scheme citing improving market conditions
# Home Buyers
# Home Buyers

NAMA drops 80:20 home buyer scheme citing improving market conditions

Jan 16th 2014, 5:39 PM 10,274 Views 7 Comments

Under the 80:20 deferred payment initiative, buyers pay 80 per cent of the value up front with a valuation then carried out after five years.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Friday 20 December, 2013

NAMA fights back against claims of illegality
# NAMA
# NAMA

NAMA fights back against claims of illegality

Dec 20th 2013, 12:33 PM 6,484 Views 29 Comments

NAMA’s bosses told an Oireachtas committee this morning that although they have not been presented with the specific allegations, they are “satisfied that they are unfounded”.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Thursday 26 September, 2013

NAMA expects to hire up to 220 staff to deal with loans from IBRC's liquidation
# NAMA
# NAMA

NAMA expects to hire up to 220 staff to deal with loans from IBRC's liquidation

Sep 26th 2013, 12:53 PM 4,483 Views 20 Comments

CEO Brendan McDonagh told the Oireachtas public accounts committee that taking on loans from IBRC represents “a major challenge for NAMA”.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Land at South Docks to be developed for 'world-class' office facilities
# Bennett Group
# Bennett Group

Land at South Docks to be developed for 'world-class' office facilities

Jul 17th 2013, 2:57 PM 9,502 Views 29 Comments

Investors say the decision reflects continued confidence in Ireland as a business-friendly environment

# brendan-mcdonagh - Thursday 3 January, 2013

NAMA ends 2012 with €3.6 billion in the bank
# NAMA
# NAMA

NAMA ends 2012 with €3.6 billion in the bank

Jan 3rd 2013, 3:58 PM 8,825 Views 37 Comments

The agency’s end-of-year report paints a positive picture after repaying €4.75 billion in debts last year.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

The Evening Fix: Now with added Gangnam, United Nations style
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Now with added Gangnam, United Nations style

Oct 24th 2012, 7:58 PM 10,223 Views 6 Comments

Here are the things we loved, learned and shared today.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Oct 24th 2012, 4:50 PM 8,426 Views 3 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

NAMA CEO expresses "anger and disappointment" in former employee
# NAMA
# NAMA

NAMA CEO expresses "anger and disappointment" in former employee

Oct 24th 2012, 3:29 PM 8,184 Views 0 Comments

Chairman of the agency Frank Daly said the former employee removed data from NAMA including loans acquired by the agency.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

NAMA reports profit of €247 million after tax
# Bad Bank Turned Good
# Bad Bank Turned Good

NAMA reports profit of €247 million after tax

Jul 25th 2012, 1:38 PM 4,078 Views 25 Comments

The profit comes after the agency took a €1.27 billion hit to cover bad loans.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

NAMA to recruit Chief Financial Officer as part of reorganisation
# NAMA
# NAMA

NAMA to recruit Chief Financial Officer as part of reorganisation

Feb 15th 2012, 5:28 PM 2,770 Views 18 Comments

The agency is setting up three new divisions as part of a reorganisation partly recommended by the former CEO of HSBC last year.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

NAMA is paying €200,000 salaries to two indebted developers
# BaNAMA Republic
# BaNAMA Republic

NAMA is paying €200,000 salaries to two indebted developers

Oct 26th 2011, 6:24 PM 1,461 Views 47 Comments

Two of the ‘major’ developers who owe millions to the bad bank are being paid €200k salaries – and all can be paid commission.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Monday 3 October, 2011

NAMA confirms pursuit of major developers' pensions
# BaNAMA Republic
# BaNAMA Republic

NAMA confirms pursuit of major developers' pensions

Oct 3rd 2011, 1:36 PM 684 Views 6 Comments

The State’s ‘bad bank’ says it wants to get its hands on the pension pots of indebted developers – some of them worth millions.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Friday 9 September, 2011

Nama will take action over transfer of assets to spouses
# NAMA
# NAMA

Nama will take action over transfer of assets to spouses

Sep 9th 2011, 8:49 PM 545 Views 21 Comments

The agency will legally pursue borrowers who attempt to place assets beyond Nama’s reach, said CEO Brendan McDonagh.

NAMA chairman defends paying six-figure salaries to developers
# BaNAMA Republic
# BaNAMA Republic

NAMA chairman defends paying six-figure salaries to developers

Sep 9th 2011, 12:14 PM 741 Views 18 Comments

Frank Daly tells an Oireachtas committee that hiring a developer on a big salary is often cheaper than appointing a receiver.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Thursday 28 July, 2011

NAMA posts €305m operating profit for 2010 - but loses €1.18bn overall
# NAMA
# NAMA

NAMA posts €305m operating profit for 2010 - but loses €1.18bn overall

Jul 28th 2011, 11:39 AM 298 Views 4 Comments

The bad bank’s annual report gives some insight into how the country’s indebted developers are performing.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Saturday 28 May, 2011

Senior NTMA and NAMA staff waived €850k bonuses for 2010
# Public Pay
# Public Pay

Senior NTMA and NAMA staff waived €850k bonuses for 2010

May 28th 2011, 4:38 PM 532 Views 0 Comments

While some staff at the National Treasury Management Agency received bonuses, three major CEOs declined theirs.

# brendan-mcdonagh - Friday 10 September, 2010

NAMA says it will move quickly against unpaid loans
# BaNAMA Republic
# BaNAMA Republic

NAMA says it will move quickly against unpaid loans

Sep 10th 2010, 12:34 PM 474 Views 0 Comments

But insists its business plan is on track.