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# insolvency - Monday 2 March, 2020

Court approves arrangement to let Frank McNamara and Theresa Lowe write off €3m in debts

The couple owes money to Tanager DAC, Bank of Ireland, Banco de Sabadell SA, and Revenue.

# insolvency - Friday 20 September, 2019

High Court writes off over €6 million in debt owed by retired garda and his wife

A lump sum of over €40,000 from family members will go towards the funding of the arrangements.

# insolvency - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'95% stay in their own homes': Number of insolvency cases has risen by 60%

The Insolvency Service of Ireland has welcomed the rise in people seeking help.

# insolvency - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'They're refusing to engage': Banks reject almost half of personal insolvency proposals

The head of the insolvency service said banks are challenging proposals “on as many fronts as possible”.

# insolvency - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

'Deal with your debt problems': The number of people seeking insolvency is on the rise

€588 million worth of insolvency applications were made between April and June this year.

# insolvency - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Poll: Do you use Bus Éireann? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use Bus Éireann?

The company is facing insolvency.

# insolvency - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to claim the credit for a fall in mortgages in arrears?

Fine Gael has been on Twitter and Facebook, promoting a set of claims about its role in the fall of mortgages in arrears. Do they check out?

# insolvency - Friday 8 January, 2016

Here is how many Irish businesses went broke last year

The service sector was hit hardest by insolvencies.

# insolvency - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

It's 'not possible or appropriate' to adjourn all repossession cases

Thomas Byrne hoped the courts might halt all repossession cases in light of the government’s planned reforms.

# insolvency - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

It's costing banks €100,000 a go to reject insolvency applications...

Are lenders cutting off their nose to spite their face?

# insolvency - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Can't pay your mortgage? Your council should do it for you...

Whatever action the government takes on Ireland’s housing debt crisis will be the ‘biggest political decision since Irish Water’ according to a householders’ group.

# insolvency - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

The insolvency regime needs to be 'energised' because not enough people are using it

A Fianna Fáíl bill to remove the bank veto in insolvency arrangements is being opposed by the coalition this evening.

# insolvency - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Thinking of going bankrupt? It's a lot cheaper than it used to be...

The cost is now less than a fifth what it was two years ago.

# insolvency - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Irish people in debt are still looking to the UK to fix their money problems

Only 311 insolvency applications have been approved to date in Ireland.

# insolvency - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Struggling with debt? You could be insolvent - but not realise it

The Insolvency Services said that it has met many people who don’t realise they are insolvent.

# insolvency - Monday 1 September, 2014

Almost 1,000 new companies were formed in Ireland last month

New figures for August out today contain some mixed news. Start-ups were up significantly – but there was also an increase in insolvencies last month.

# insolvency - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Warnings that insolvency laws could contain "an extra layer of bank veto"

The Department of Justice briefed on the issue reports The Sunday Times.

# insolvency - Monday 14 July, 2014

Insolvency service seals threefold increase in debt arrangements

Although coming off a low base, the insolvency service is happy to see growth.

# insolvency - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Paris Bakery workers end sit-in as Revenue comes to the rescue

The workers staged a sit-in at the premises for 19 days in total.

# insolvency - Friday 2 May, 2014

66 per cent of hotels and restaurants at risk of collapse

The construction industry and retail sector are not doing too great either, according to credit-risk analysts.

# insolvency - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Insolvency chief blasts Bank of Ireland

The state-backed lender’s refusal to engage with personal insolvency legislation is in the crosshairs.

# insolvency - Friday 18 April, 2014

Jillian Godsil to run in European elections after scrapping of law barring bankruptees

At the end of February Jillian Godsil was declared bankrupt in Ireland.

# insolvency - Friday 4 April, 2014

Credit Unions withdraw from debt deal because 'it gives banks too much power'

The plan “vests control in the banks”, a statement from two Credit Union agencies said.

# insolvency - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Column: There are fewer bankruptcies than expected so far this year. Why?

A stand-off between debtors and creditors has led to a slow down in formal insolvency arrangements, write Anthony Joyce and Karl Deeter.

# insolvency - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Column: The pain of debt is not quick – it is a ceiling that lowers inch by crucifying inch

What is debt, and why do we all buy into this debt culture? Jillian Godsil discusses her own financial problems and the unsustainable status quo of modern Ireland.

# insolvency - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Madeleine McCann, jewel thefts and mortgages: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage unemployment rate does Taoiseach Enda Kenny want to see in 2016?

# insolvency - Friday 29 November, 2013

Banks exceeding arrears targets, but some customers have "no clarity"

The Central Bank says that there is no “tangible evidence” that some customers’ circumstances are improving.

# insolvency - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Family with €600k debt granted court protection under new insolvency arrangements

The case is the first involving mortgage debt to appear before the courts under the new personal insolvency arrangements.

# insolvency - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

New bankruptcy law 'imminent' following country's first debt settlement deal

Under the new laws the period of bankruptcy will be reduced from 12 to three years.

# insolvency - Monday 25 November, 2013

Most of borrower’s debt written off in first deal under new insolvency regime

The first debt settlement arrangement has been agreed today.

# insolvency - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Two more insolvency cases heard under new regime as 7,500 contact ISI

According to the statistics section of the ISI’s website, there were almost 7,500 contacts made to to the ISI either by email or telephone up to the end of October.

# insolvency - Monday 28 October, 2013

Fewer Irish companies failing – report

Analysts say that the falling number of insolvencies and increase in business creation is a positive sign for the economy.

# insolvency - Monday 14 October, 2013

Why won’t the ISI give a breakdown of applications processed, asks IMHO

The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation says emergency legislation is needed to ensure PIPs are affordable.

# insolvency - Saturday 12 October, 2013

These four counties have no personal insolvency practitioners

Dublin has the highest number of PIPs, followed by Cork and Galway.

# insolvency - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Gilmore: Nobody is going to be barred from the insolvency process

The Tánaiste was speaking at his first Leaders’ Questions of the new Dáil term this morning.

# insolvency - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

PIP apologises for comments about ‘bigger houses’ for professionals

Jim Stafford issued a statement saying that he did not intend to ‘create a distinction between so called professional classes and PAYE workers’.

140 calls to insolvency service in first day of business ISI

140 calls to insolvency service in first day of business

Plus, the Insolvency Service of Ireland’s website was visited 5,000 times.

# insolvency - Monday 9 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about the first day of the new Insolvency Service, Phil Hogan’s latest response on Priory Hall and the Syrian President’s combative TV interview.

Explainer: What does the Insolvency Service of Ireland do?

The new service opens today, but what does it involve?

Poll: Will the new insolvency service work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will the new insolvency service work?

It is launched today but will the service for struggling borrowers actually work?

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