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  1. April 18, 2014

    Hunt for scapegoats traps Ireland in the past

    The narrative of Ireland’s financial collapse between 2008 and 2010 has not one villain, but two. One is Bertie Ahern, the...

  2. April 17, 2014

    Two former Anglo Irish executives guilty over illegal loans

    Two former senior executives at Anglo Irish Bank were found guilty on Thursday of making illegal loans to a group of...

  1. April 16, 2014

    Face of Irish crisis cleared of loan fraud

    Sean Fitzpatrick, the banker who became synonymous with the collapse of Ireland’s financial system, has been cleared of...

  2. February 11, 2014

    A journey back to running with tigers

    It is no longer possible, it seems, to shock the Irish. When Sean Quinn, once Ireland’s richest man, told the Anglo Irish...

  3. February 10, 2014

    “I was a fool,” Ireland’s former richest man says of bank investment

    Sean Quinn, once Ireland’s richest man, admitted he was “a fool” to invest so heavily in Anglo Irish Bank, which later...

  4. February 7, 2014

    Sean Quinn lost €2.4bn on Anglo Irish Bank ‘punt’, court hears

    Irish businessman Sean Quinn lost €2.4bn in a “spectacular punt” on derivatives used to buy a stake in Anglo Irish Bank, a...

  5. November 12, 2013

    We all lose if failure is punished too harshly

    I suppose we are all fascinated by entrepreneurs going broke. Perhaps it is envy at work, possibly morbid curiosity, in some...

  6. July 29, 2013

    PwC sued for €1bn over Quinn insurance collapse

    The liquidators of an insurance company at the centre of Ireland’s financial crisis are suing PwC for €1bn, accusing it of...

  7. February 7, 2013

    Ignominious end of bank that sank Ireland

    Few Irish people shed a tear when they woke on Thursday morning to learn that Anglo Irish Bank was being liquidated and...

  8. November 5, 2012

    Anglo Irish in move to chase Quinn assets

    Anglo Irish Bank has formed a partnership with a company owned by three Russian oligarchs to help it recover €500m in assets...

  9. November 2, 2012

    Ex-billionaire Quinn is jailed for contempt

    Former billionaire Sean Quinn was jailed for nine weeks on Friday in a case that has divided Ireland and shone a light on...

  10. October 20, 2012

    Irish ex-billionaire spared jail

    Former Irish billionaire Sean Quinn was spared jail and handed a two week reprieve by a Dublin court on Friday despite fresh...

  11. October 11, 2012

    Ireland: A fallen idol

    Paint peeling off the wall in a corner of Sean Quinn’s small office in a half-deserted industrial estate in Derrylin,...

  12. October 3, 2012

    Sean Quinn Jr appeals imprisonment

    The jailing of Sean Quinn Jr, the son of Ireland’s once-richest man, for contempt of court over his role in a conspiracy to...

  13. June 29, 2012

    Quinns ordered to disclose all assets

    A Dublin court on Friday ordered bankrupt businessman Sean Quinn and two members of his family to disclose all their assets...

  14. June 26, 2012

    A folk hero’s fall from grace

    Four years ago Forbes magazine feted Sean Quinn as the richest man in Ireland and the 164th-richest person in the world,...

  15. June 26, 2012

    Dublin court rules Quinns in contempt

    Sean Quinn, formerly Ireland’s richest man, and two members of his family were “dishonest”, “deceitful” and “evasive” in...

  16. March 28, 2012

    Quinns’ plan ‘unethical’, court told

    A nephew of Irish businessman Sean Quinn has told a Dublin court he did not do anything illegal through his involvement in a...

  17. March 21, 2012

    Quinns accused of ‘stripping assets’

    Sean Quinn, the Irish businessman, used “devious and deceptive” means to move hundreds of millions of euros of assets out of...

  18. February 23, 2012

    Quinn case throws light on Irish banking crisis

    The actions of a bank at the centre of Ireland’s banking crisis are to be put under the spotlight in a court case that...

  19. February 2, 2012

    Quinn family in challenge to Anglo

    The family of bankrupt Irish businessman Sean Quinn has alleged that Anglo Irish Bank lent them more than €2bn ($bn) to prop...

  20. January 19, 2012

    Unique properties of Ireland’s laws

    From Mr Arthur Koenig. Sir, To judge from your headline “Ex-Irish billionaire declared bankrupt” (January 17), Sean Quinn...

  21. January 17, 2012

    Spotting winners is not always rational

    In the great game of business there are always winners and losers. And during dangerous times such as these, the contrast...

  22. January 16, 2012

    Sean Quinn declared bankrupt in Dublin

    Former Irish billionaire Sean Quinn has been made bankrupt in Dublin just days after his bankruptcy declaration in the UK...

  23. January 10, 2012

    Sean Quinn bankruptcy annulled by Belfast court

    The High Court in Belfast has annulled the UK bankruptcy of Sean Quinn in a move that will see the Irish businessman face...

  24. November 28, 2011

    Quinn ordered to repay €1.7bn to Anglo Irish Bank

    Irish businessman Sean Quinn has been ordered to repay €1.7bn in debts to Anglo Irish Bank in the largest judgment made...

  25. November 23, 2011

    Sean Quinn ordered to repay €416m debt to bank

    A court in Dublin ordered bankrupt businessman Sean Quinn on Wednesday to repay €416m of debts to Anglo Irish Bank, in the...

  26. November 20, 2011

    Fall of ‘Mighty Quinn’ mirrors Irish collapse

    He was once Ireland’s richest man, with a personal fortune estimated at $6bn and all the trappings of the very wealthy – a...

  27. November 14, 2011

    Liberty and Anglo acquire Quinn Insurance

    Liberty Mutual Group and Anglo Irish Bank on Monday completed the acquisition of Quinn Insurance, the Irish insurance...

  28. November 11, 2011

    Once-richest Irishman declared bankrupt

    Sean Quinn, three years ago listed as Ireland’s richest man, has been declared bankrupt in a Northern Ireland court over...

  29. October 9, 2011

    Anglo Republic

    It’s all about the banks. More than three years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, it is astonishing that zombie...

  30. April 14, 2011

    Liberty Mutual moves in on Quinn empire

    Liberty Mutual, the US insurance company, has been selected as preferred bidder for Quinn Insurance, Ireland’s...

  31. June 4, 2010

    Judge in Anglo Irish challenge

    The Irish government has been challenged by a judge to allow the state's director of corporate enforcement full access to...

  32. June 3, 2010

    Judge in Anglo Irish challenge

    The Irish government has been challenged by a judge to allow the state’s director of corporate enforcement full access to...

  33. May 1, 2010

    Quinn Insurance to cut 900 jobs

    Administrators to Quinn Insurance, Ireland’s second biggest general insurer, on Friday announced 900 job losses following...

  34. April 16, 2010

    Survival of the Quinn Group under threat

    Sean Quinn, one of Ireland's richest men, was yesterday fighting for his business life.The 62-year-old entrepreneur, who...

  35. April 16, 2010

    Survival of the Quinn Group under threat

    Sean Quinn, one of Ireland’s richest men, was on Thursday fighting for his business life. The 62-year-old entrepreneur, who...

  36. April 15, 2010

    Irish insurer in battle to keep control

    Ireland’s second-largest general insurer was on Thursday put into administration, as Sean Quinn abandoned attempts to keep...

  37. April 14, 2010

    Lenihan sticks by regulator over decision on Quinn

    Brian Lenihan, the Republic of Ireland's finance minister, has rejected as "unthinkable" demands from politicians that he...

  38. April 13, 2010

    Lenihan sticks by regulator’s decision

    Brian Lenihan, the Republic of Ireland’s finance minister, has rejected as “unthinkable” demands from politicians that he...

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