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# debtors - Friday 17 November, 2017

'I'm not going anywhere': Lay litigants in uphill battle against banks and vulture funds

There are calls for the Legal Aid Board to relax its merits test so more families in debt can access professional representation.

# debtors - Monday 22 August, 2016

Squatters in disused Dublin prison could face jail over contempt of court

The squatters had been told to leave the premises by midnight last night.

# debtors - Saturday 21 September, 2013

NAMA to invest a minimum of €2 billion in Irish property market

Chairman Frank Daly said that €13 billion had been generated in revenue from rents and from disposals of assets and properties since NAMA’s establishment

# debtors - Friday 5 July, 2013

VAT will be charged on personal insolvency deals, but creditors will pay it

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has pointed out that debtors availing of a personal insolvency arrangement will see the cost of their fees borne by those who they owe money to.

# debtors - Thursday 4 July, 2013

New law removes legal gap preventing house repossessions

Financial advice group New Beginnings says that new law was inevitable but new insolvency rules should protect debtors.

# debtors - Friday 26 April, 2013

Consumers and firms ordered to pay over €44m to creditors last month

Vision-net figures show that banks accounted for over half the value of all court judgments awarded against consumers last month.

# debtors - Friday 11 January, 2013

New insolvency regime may not help troubled mortgage holders - Troika Exclusive

The Troika has raised concerns about the effectiveness of the new personal insolvency law that is aimed at helping the country’s many distressed mortgage holders.

# debtors - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

NAMA redeems €1.5 billion in bonds

This means NAMA has reduced its indebtedness by over €5 billion since its establishment three years ago.

# debtors - Saturday 15 December, 2012

TD calls on banks to be "more humane and compassionate" with borrowers

Michael McGrath said he hears frequently of cases of suicide in which financial pressures were to the fore.

# debtors - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Shatter said Troika deal will not increase repossessions

The Minister for Justice said the right for banks to repossess a home when a person defaults already exists in mortgage contracts.

# debtors - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Most NAMA debtors are co-operating with agency insists chairman

Frank Daly was speak to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement today.

# debtors - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Prime numbers: The week in stats

Debts, draw-downs, state assets and lunar rock – all of that, and more, in your weekly numerical wrap-up.

# debtors - Thursday 15 December, 2011

NAMA to hire private detectives to hunt down hidden riches

The agency has advertised looking for staff to help “verify the accuracy” of financial statements submitted by its debtors.

# debtors - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

NAMA chief threatens further action against developers

Chairman Frank Daly says it is “surprising” that the agency has to put pressure on debtors to meet submission deadlines.