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# Bankrupt

This month
November 2023
Office sharing company WeWork files for bankruptcy protection
The company is trying to ‘drastically reduce’ its debt.
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Former property developer Sean Dunne says he only earns €200 a month
Dunne said he has had ‘great difficulty’ obtaining work due to his bankruptcy.
US archdiocese to file for bankruptcy as it faces litany of lawsuits over sexual assault by priests
It is among several American to have filed for bankruptcy protection in recent years.
Boris Becker declared bankrupt after failing to pay 'substantial' debt
The three-time Wimbledon champion appeared before a Bankruptcy Court in London.
US territory of Puerto Rico wants to go bankrupt over $70 billion debt
The island’s poverty rate is over 45%.
Donald Trump took a massive gamble in Atlantic City ... it didn't pay off
The businessman-turned-politician once employed thousands in the resort town.
It is about to become much easier to go bankrupt in Ireland
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that he supports the move to reduce the length of time an individual is bankrupt for.
Former Liverpool and Leeds player declared bankrupt
The former Scotland international has spoken of his gambling problems in the past.
'Bankrupt' rapper 50 Cent has a 24-bathroom house with a nightclub in it
That’s a big house, Fiddy.
50 Cent 'returns cars and jewellery when he's finished with them'
He denied owning many luxury items.
50 Cent declared himself bankrupt and the internet quickly reacted
You can always count on the internet for witticisms at times like this.
Almost 200 people have lost their homes to bankruptcy in just over a year
Prior to January 2014, only 10 family homes or Principal Private Residences were surrendered.
'No chance': Germany won't pay €162 billion 'owed' to Greece since WWII
The country’s central bank was forced to loan a massive sum to the Third Reich.
Developer Sean Dunne to go ahead with bankruptcy case
Dunne has debts amounting to €700 million.
How many Nama debtors have gone bankrupt so far?
The vast majority of the bankruptcies have been in the UK.
Opinion: Don't let the word 'bankruptcy' scare you, it is now a viable option
Bankruptcy is a recognition and embrace of failure. If properly understood people can emerge from it stronger than before, writes Ross Maguire SC.
Bankrupt Jillian Godsil takes constitutional challenge to run in elections
The campaigner is fighting to be allowed run in upcoming elections, despite her bankruptcy.
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.
‘I’ve given six years to my debt, tried selling my home on YouTube and now I’m bankrupt’
Jillian Godsil says the personal insolvency laws are not designed for ordinary people saying she had no other option but to file for bankruptcy.
'No surrender!': BNP leader Nick Griffin's response to being declared bankrupt
Griffin says his bankruptcy won’t prevent him from staying on as an MEP.
3,000 bankruptcy applications expected in 2014
This compares to just 58 people declared bankrupt last year, with new legislation which came into effect last month expected to cause a ‘significant increase’.
IBRC granted bankruptcy protection in United States
The special liquidators of IBRC say the move will help them to sell IBRC assets based in the US and use the money to pay creditors.
Sean Dunne fails in bid to overturn bankruptcy
“I am a victim of lots of inaccurate publicity” Sean Dunne is quoted as saying in an email used as evidence in court.
New bankruptcy rules to be signed into law by Minister Shatter today
The new procedures reduce the term of bankruptcy in Ireland from 12 years to three.
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.
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.
Explainer: What does the Insolvency Service of Ireland do?
The new service opens today, but what does it involve?
"Arrogant, Inhuman, Bastards" - Ivan Yates takes aim at banks over his bankruptcy
The former Fine Gael minister defended his bankruptcy in the UK, saying that it made him feel so down he wished he was dead.
NAMA tries to stop Seán Dunne's US plans
Another twist in the tale…
Seán Quinn: 'I've apologised to my children for my fundamental mistake'
The bankrupt former billionaire tells the Impartial Reporter his time in jail has made him determined to clear his name.
Bankrupt developer Sean Dunne reveals liabilities of €718 million
The bankruptcy filing also reveals that he has an average monthly income of €17,000 per month.
How the Cyprus bank closure is crippling business on the island
“We cannot buy, we cannot sell.”
Nearly twice as many Irish travelled to UK for bankruptcy proceedings in 2012
129 people travelled in 2012, compared to just 69 in 2011. Just 35 people were declared bankrupt in Ireland in 2012.
French minister says the country is "totally bankrupt"
The minister said reducing the country’s deficit was fundamental for the economy, enterprise and jobs.
Seán Quinn: 100 per cent of prison inmates felt I shouldn't be there
The bankrupt businessman has given an interview to the BBC just hours after his release from Mountjoy Prison where he spent the last nine weeks.
Court registered judgements against debtors top €1 billion in 2012
The value of judgements against commercial debtros increased by 554 per cent to almost €293 million.
After more than 15 years, plans for O'Devaney Gardens officially scrapped
O’Devaney Gardens was supposed to be a model for fixing an area plagued with problems – but it all went wrong.
AIB hits back at claims it 'harassed and intimidated' Ivan Yates
The bankrupt former government minister and Newstalk presenter was heavily critical of the bank in a newspaper interview at the weekend.
In pics: D-Day for bankrupt developer Tom McFeely
Photographs show belongings being removed from developer’s family home on Ailesbury Road ahead of today’s court deadline.
Priory Hall developer Tom McFeely declared bankrupt
The builder also faces a Supreme Court judgement on his €1 million fine and three-month prison sentence tomorrow.