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#insolvency

From TheJournal.ie High Court writes off over €6 million in debt owed by retired garda and his wife Insolvency

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

A lump sum of over €40,000 from family members will go towards the funding of the arrangements.

From TheJournal.ie '95% stay in their own homes': Number of insolvency cases has risen by 60% Debt

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

The Insolvency Service of Ireland has welcomed the rise in people seeking help.

From TheJournal.ie 'They're refusing to engage': Banks reject almost half of personal insolvency proposals Mortgage Distress

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

The head of the insolvency service said banks are challenging proposals “on as many fronts as possible”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Deal with your debt problems': The number of people seeking insolvency is on the rise Insolvency

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

€588 million worth of insolvency applications were made between April and June this year.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you use Bus Éireann? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you use Bus Éireann?

The company is facing insolvency.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to claim the credit for a fall in mortgages in arrears? Factcheck

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

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?

From TheJournal.ie Here is how many Irish businesses went broke last year Out Of Business

Here is how many Irish businesses went broke last year

The service sector was hit hardest by insolvencies.

From TheJournal.ie It's 'not possible or appropriate' to adjourn all repossession cases Not Happening

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

Thomas Byrne hoped the courts might halt all repossession cases in light of the government’s planned reforms.

From TheJournal.ie It's costing banks €100,000 a go to reject insolvency applications... Fuzzy Logic

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

Are lenders cutting off their nose to spite their face?

From TheJournal.ie Can't pay your mortgage? Your council should do it for you... Radical Thinking

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie The insolvency regime needs to be 'energised' because not enough people are using it Beam Me Up Scotty

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

A Fianna Fáíl bill to remove the bank veto in insolvency arrangements is being opposed by the coalition this evening.

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

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

The cost is now less than a fifth what it was two years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people in debt are still looking to the UK to fix their money problems Bankruptcy

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

Only 311 insolvency applications have been approved to date in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Struggling with debt? You could be insolvent - but not realise it Finances

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

The Insolvency Services said that it has met many people who don’t realise they are insolvent.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 1,000 new companies were formed in Ireland last month Mixed Fortunes

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Warnings that insolvency laws could contain "an extra layer of bank veto" Changes

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

The Department of Justice briefed on the issue reports The Sunday Times.

From TheJournal.ie Insolvency service seals threefold increase in debt arrangements Debt Problems

Insolvency service seals threefold increase in debt arrangements

Although coming off a low base, the insolvency service is happy to see growth.

From TheJournal.ie Paris Bakery workers end sit-in as Revenue comes to the rescue Workers Rights

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

The workers staged a sit-in at the premises for 19 days in total.

From TheJournal.ie 66 per cent of hotels and restaurants at risk of collapse Hospitality

66 per cent of hotels and restaurants at risk of collapse

The construction industry and retail sector are not doing too great either, according to credit-risk analysts.

From TheJournal.ie Insolvency chief blasts Bank of Ireland Bad Bank

Insolvency chief blasts Bank of Ireland

The state-backed lender’s refusal to engage with personal insolvency legislation is in the crosshairs.

From TheJournal.ie Jillian Godsil to run in European elections after scrapping of law barring bankruptees Election 2014

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

At the end of February Jillian Godsil was declared bankrupt in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Credit Unions withdraw from debt deal because 'it gives banks too much power' Debt Relief

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

The plan “vests control in the banks”, a statement from two Credit Union agencies said.

From TheJournal.ie Column: There are fewer bankruptcies than expected so far this year. Why? Debt Woes

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

A stand-off between debtors and creditors has led to a slow down in formal insolvency arrangements, write Anthony Joyce and Karl Deeter.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The pain of debt is not quick – it is a ceiling that lowers inch by crucifying inch Opinion

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Madeleine McCann, jewel thefts and mortgages: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

Plus: What percentage unemployment rate does Taoiseach Enda Kenny want to see in 2016?

From TheJournal.ie Banks exceeding arrears targets, but some customers have "no clarity" Mortgage Arrears Crisis

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

The Central Bank says that there is no “tangible evidence” that some customers’ circumstances are improving.

From TheJournal.ie Family with €600k debt granted court protection under new insolvency arrangements Insolvency

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

The case is the first involving mortgage debt to appear before the courts under the new personal insolvency arrangements.

From TheJournal.ie New bankruptcy law 'imminent' following country's first debt settlement deal Bankrupt

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

Under the new laws the period of bankruptcy will be reduced from 12 to three years.

From TheJournal.ie Most of borrower’s debt written off in first deal under new insolvency regime Debt Deal

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

The first debt settlement arrangement has been agreed today.

From TheJournal.ie Two more insolvency cases heard under new regime as 7,500 contact ISI Personal Insolvency

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Fewer Irish companies failing – report Economy

Fewer Irish companies failing – report

Analysts say that the falling number of insolvencies and increase in business creation is a positive sign for the economy.

From TheJournal.ie Why won’t the ISI give a breakdown of applications processed, asks IMHO Insolvency

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

The Irish Mortgage Holders Organisation says emergency legislation is needed to ensure PIPs are affordable.

From TheJournal.ie These four counties have no personal insolvency practitioners Insolvency

These four counties have no personal insolvency practitioners

Dublin has the highest number of PIPs, followed by Cork and Galway.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore: Nobody is going to be barred from the insolvency process Leaders' Questions

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

The Tánaiste was speaking at his first Leaders’ Questions of the new Dáil term this morning.

From TheJournal.ie PIP apologises for comments about ‘bigger houses’ for professionals Insolvency

PIP apologises for comments about ‘bigger houses’ for professionals

Jim Stafford issued a statement saying that he did not intend to ‘create a distinction between so called professional classes and PAYE workers’.

From TheJournal.ie 140 calls to insolvency service in first day of business ISI

140 calls to insolvency service in first day of business

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

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

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.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What does the Insolvency Service of Ireland do? Insolvency

Explainer: What does the Insolvency Service of Ireland do?

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will the new insolvency service work? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will the new insolvency service work?

It is launched today but will the service for struggling borrowers actually work?

From TheJournal.ie Holidaymakers hit as hotel website collapses Tourism

Holidaymakers hit as hotel website collapses

Tourists will not be able to apply for refunds until October at the earliest after a German company filed for insolvency.

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