The Department of Health has refused to clarify why it did not make a public announcement following the shock resignation of the State’s chief procurement officer, who failed to flag the spiralling costs of the National Children’s Hospital.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019
THE decision by An Bord Pleanála to refuse permission for the National Children’s Hospital at Eccles Street, Dublin 1, has come as a bolt out of the blue to the development board of the National Paediatric Hospital, government ministers, the HSE and the Department of Health. I don’t like saying “I told you so.”
Thu, 01 Mar, 2012
BUSINESSMAN Philip Lynch and his family are to appeal to the Supreme Court against a finding they must repay €26 million to AIB arising from an unpaid loan made to them and developer Gerry Conlon to buy development lands in Waterford.
Wed, 21 Dec, 2011
THE long-running action by businessman Philip Lynch and his family aimed at preventing AIB pursuing them for repayment of a €25 million development loan is expected to conclude at the Commercial Court today.
Fri, 03 Jun, 2011
A LAW firm being sued by businessman Philip Lynch and his family in an effort to prevent AIB pursuing them for repayment of a €25 million development loan was never retained by the Lynches in connection with that deal and owed no duty of care to them, the Commercial Court was told yesterday.
Thu, 02 Jun, 2011
ASKING the Commercial Court to accept claims by businessman Philip Lynch and his family that they would have walked away from a land deal had they believed they could be pursued individually for the €25 million loan involved “a very big ask,” a judge was told yesterday.
Sat, 28 May, 2011
EVIDENCE has concluded in the long-running action by businessman Philip Lynch and his family aimed at preventing Allied Irish Banks pursuing them for repayment of a €25 million loan issued to them and developer Gerry Conlan to buy development lands in Waterford.
Wed, 04 May, 2011
A FORMER senior AIB banker said he is “sceptical” how anyone could have concluded the final terms of an AIB €25 million loan to businessman Philip Lynch, his family and developer Gerry Conlan to buy development lands did not involve full recourse to all borrowers.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2011
A SOLICITOR has denied he “mixed up” the concepts of security and recourse in an email stating Allied Irish Bank “no longer require any legal recourse” against businessman Philip Lynch, developer Gerry Conlan “and the Lynch children” for a €25 million loan to buy development lands in Waterford.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2011
THE personal assistant to businessman Philip Lynch asked a solicitor, just hours before a €25 million loan was signed by the Lynch family, whether the final terms of that loan meant AIB would have recourse only to lands for repayment, a court has heard.
Fri, 08 Apr, 2011
EMAILS sent by solicitors with the LK Shields law firm to the family of businessman Philip Lynch just hours before they signed up to a €25 million loan to buy development lands with developer Gerry Conlan stated Allied Irish Bank only wanted recourse to the land, not the family, the Commercial Court has heard.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2011
A SOLICITOR has told the Commercial Court the final terms of a €25 million loan issued by Allied Irish Banks to buy development lands in Waterford gave the bank full recourse to businessman Philip Lynch and his family for repayment of that sum.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2011
A DAUGHTER of Philip Lynch has denied AIB would not have sought a net-worth statement for Mr Lynch, which showed he had assets of more than €48 million in 2007, if a €25m loan to buy lands for development involved no recourse to the One51 investment group chief executive or his family.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2011
WELL-KNOWN businessman Philip Lynch, his wife Eileen and their four children are suing AIB and two firms of solicitors in a bid to stop the bank pursuing them individually over unpaid loans of €25.3 million advanced to buy lands in Waterford for development.
Thu, 10 Mar, 2011
THERE is a fundamental contradiction between what the Taoiseach said at Bodenstown (October 17) about “not stifling debate” and his kneejerk approval of Health Minister Mary Harney’s ‘una duce, una voce’, bully-girl policy on the proposed National Children’s Hospital.
Fri, 22 Oct, 2010