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Repossession is nine tenths of the law

There hasn’t been much media coverage of the 1000 or so ordinary Irish families who lost their houses to repossession last year. But spare a thought for the O’Donnell family who have been fighting an eviction order from their €30m … Continue reading

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Fail better

Bill Cullen and his partner Jackie Lavin appeared on the Marion Finucane show over the weekend. They spoke frankly about the collapse of the business empire that Bill had built from nothing over a period of 50 years. Their predicament … Continue reading

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Can’t buy me love

Once again recent events have proven that there’s one rule for the wealthy in Ireland and one for everyone else. NAMA continues to protect the interests of the developers who brought the country to its knees. Following last month’s high … Continue reading

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