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# insolvency - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Explainer: Why there's likely to be a lot of liquidations and corporate insolvencies in the near future
# Covid-19 And Business
# Covid-19 And Business

Explainer: Why there's likely to be a lot of liquidations and corporate insolvencies in the near future

Jul 5th 2020, 8:30 AM 40,048 Views 19 Comments

Insolvency experts are expecting to be deluged as a result of the pandemic.

# insolvency - Monday 2 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 2nd 2020, 12:27 PM 57,365 Views 0 Comments

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
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

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

Sep 20th 2019, 8:10 PM 61,390 Views 40 Comments

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%
# Debt
# Debt

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

Oct 30th 2018, 1:59 PM 11,304 Views 12 Comments

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
# Mortgage Distress
# Mortgage Distress

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

Oct 25th 2017, 1:30 PM 14,480 Views 53 Comments

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
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

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

Aug 2nd 2017, 1:55 PM 15,140 Views 16 Comments

€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
# Your Say

Poll: Do you use Bus Éireann?

Jan 10th 2017, 7:39 PM 25,767 Views 83 Comments

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?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

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

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:59 PM 15,386 Views 42 Comments

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
# Out Of Business
# Out Of Business

Here is how many Irish businesses went broke last year

Jan 8th 2016, 11:29 AM 13,293 Views 9 Comments

The service sector was hit hardest by insolvencies.

# insolvency - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

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

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

May 19th 2015, 10:41 AM 7,058 Views 14 Comments

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...
# Fuzzy Logic
# Fuzzy Logic

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

Apr 14th 2015, 5:41 PM 10,927 Views 15 Comments

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...
# Radical Thinking
# Radical Thinking

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

Apr 8th 2015, 12:02 PM 20,139 Views 57 Comments

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
# Beam Me Up Scotty
# Beam Me Up Scotty

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

Mar 3rd 2015, 7:32 PM 7,393 Views 11 Comments

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...
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

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

Jan 14th 2015, 11:18 AM 9,812 Views 9 Comments

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
# Bankruptcy
# Bankruptcy

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

Jan 6th 2015, 6:30 AM 7,554 Views 25 Comments

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
# Finances
# Finances

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

Oct 7th 2014, 1:08 PM 9,262 Views 6 Comments

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
# Mixed Fortunes
# Mixed Fortunes

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

Sep 1st 2014, 6:30 AM 7,060 Views 20 Comments

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"
# Changes
# Changes

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

Jul 20th 2014, 1:32 PM 7,373 Views 27 Comments

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
# Debt Problems
# Debt Problems

Insolvency service seals threefold increase in debt arrangements

Jul 14th 2014, 12:18 PM 4,577 Views 13 Comments

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
# Workers Rights
# Workers Rights

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

Jun 10th 2014, 6:36 PM 15,275 Views 40 Comments

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
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

66 per cent of hotels and restaurants at risk of collapse

May 2nd 2014, 7:45 AM 13,519 Views 44 Comments

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
# Bad Bank
# Bad Bank

Insolvency chief blasts Bank of Ireland

Apr 30th 2014, 12:11 PM 9,244 Views 17 Comments

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
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

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

Apr 18th 2014, 3:07 PM 9,800 Views 26 Comments

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'
# Debt Relief
# Debt Relief

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

Apr 4th 2014, 10:00 AM 11,532 Views 29 Comments

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?
# Debt Woes
# Debt Woes

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

Mar 12th 2014, 8:00 AM 30 Views 27 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Dec 1st 2013, 7:30 PM 96 Views 52 Comments

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
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

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

Nov 30th 2013, 7:30 PM 17,366 Views 9 Comments

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"
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis
# Mortgage Arrears Crisis

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

Nov 29th 2013, 12:58 PM 4,387 Views 9 Comments

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
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

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

Nov 27th 2013, 8:26 AM 12,209 Views 119 Comments

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
# Bankrupt
# Bankrupt

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

Nov 26th 2013, 7:10 AM 4,813 Views 6 Comments

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
# Debt Deal
# Debt Deal

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

Nov 25th 2013, 10:30 PM 26,227 Views 184 Comments

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
# Personal Insolvency
# Personal Insolvency

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

Nov 21st 2013, 5:55 PM 7,622 Views 11 Comments

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
# Economy
# Economy

Fewer Irish companies failing – report

Oct 28th 2013, 3:37 PM 5,159 Views 23 Comments

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
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

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

Oct 14th 2013, 8:00 AM 3,497 Views 8 Comments

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
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

These four counties have no personal insolvency practitioners

Oct 12th 2013, 7:00 AM 8,488 Views 41 Comments

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
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

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

Sep 19th 2013, 11:21 AM 3,280 Views 20 Comments

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
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

PIP apologises for comments about ‘bigger houses’ for professionals

Sep 10th 2013, 8:52 PM 23,968 Views 142 Comments

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
# ISI

140 calls to insolvency service in first day of business

Sep 10th 2013, 11:33 AM 3,500 Views 11 Comments

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

# insolvency - Monday 9 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Sep 9th 2013, 11:20 PM 8,252 Views 2 Comments

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?
# Insolvency
# Insolvency

Explainer: What does the Insolvency Service of Ireland do?

Sep 9th 2013, 1:29 PM 10,229 Views 17 Comments

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

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