The former head of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA), Michael Somers, who helped set up the agency during the crisis of the late 1980s, said the banks could do much more during the Covid-19 crisis.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2020
The owner of the former "La Stampa" restaurant in Dublin's Dawson Street, Louis Murray, was "terrified and confused" to find a bank had appointed a receiver to sell the asset just days after he believed he had entered into an agreement for the consensual sale of the property, the High Court heard.
Tue, 28 May, 2019
A fund's application for a €1.7m judgment against former AIB and Central Bank director Bernard Somers in relation to a loan secured on various assets, including his home in Foxrock, Dublin, has been adjourned by the Commercial Court.
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
The failure of successive governments to support Irish companies in going global while offering every support to multinationals coming to these shores has been strongly criticised by the head of the Irish Stock Exchange.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
ISN’T Culture Night fantastic? I don’t know what it was like down your way, but throughout Dublin there was just an amazing buzz last Friday night. Queues everywhere to get into places like St Patrick’s Cathedral and the Dublinia exhibition, and throngs of people in the streets. There was an incredible downpour around half seven, but it didn’t seem to dampen anyone’s spirits.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2014
FORMER Taoiseach John Bruton keeps grabbing the headlines. Two weeks ago, on this page, I deplored his intervention into the abortion debate, one that could have caused unnecessary difficulty for Enda Kenny, the first Fine Gael leader to follow Bruton as Taoiseach.
Fri, 17 May, 2013