Reilly 'to be named on debt defaulters' list'

Health Minister Dr James Reilly says he has handed over power of attorney to his solicitor in relation to his business interest in a Co Tipperary property..

It follows reports that Dr Reilly is set to be named with a number of business partners on a debt defaulters' list from Stubbs Gazette, for failing to pay €1.9m.

The latest edition of the debt-monitoring magazine is to be published this morning.

The investors were ordered by a court to buy a property, which contains a nursing home, earlier this year. However the deadline for payment expired a number of months ago.

A spokesman for the minister said Dr Reilly handed over power of attorney once he took office, but the court judgment is not in dispute, and the parties involved are working out how to pay the money.

Email Updates

Receive our lunchtime briefing straight to your inbox

More in this Section

Nama boss Frank Daly details Anglo board meetings

DUP adviser caught up in 'cash for ash' row resigns

Hard Brexit will lead to 40,000 job losses in Ireland, economist warns

Taoiseach: No prospect of a general election this year


Today's Stories

Activist warns of mass evictions after talking with bank official

Teen quizzed over death of boy linked to potent drug

Motorcyclist who died following M50 crash had been drinking homemade wine, inquest hears

Total cost of water would be €1.2bn if State was ‘sole customer’ of Irish Water

Lifestyle

Jackie Kennedy’s love of, and visits to, Ireland

Trendsetter Jackie Kennedy knew the power of image and branding

Documentary on Simon Fitzmaurice is a tale of sadness and inspiration

Check out some top life advice from a variety of experts

More From The Irish Examiner