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First Debt Settlement Plan Approved in Ireland Today

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It feels like a lifetime ago I first began working to bring debt settlement to the Republic of Ireland. Northern Ireland already has a form of debt settlement known at the Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA). Not only did ROI not have any chance of a formal debt settlement approach to dealing with creditors, but there was also no real consumer ... Read More »

Living in Republic of Ireland and Struggling to Make Property Payments. Will We Lose Our UK Property?

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“Dear Jon, I lived in the Republic of ireland from 2000-2008. My husband and I purchased a property there in 2005. We are struggling to make the payments on this property as we have since bought a house in northern Ireland (where we have lived since 2008). My question is if we were to foreclose on the Republic of Ireland ... Read More »

The Developer in Ireland Has Gone Bankrupt in the UK. Can I Get My Money Back?

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“Dear Steve, I am writing about a developer that owes me money for a property deal that was to take place in the Republic of Ireland. I have received a High Court judgement in Ireland, and the bill of costs (which were awarded against him) are just being drawn up. However; just recently the developer has been declared bankrupt in ... Read More »

Republic of Ireland Comes to Its Senses On Irish Debt Relief

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The Republic of Ireland is finally rolling out meaningful assistance for debtors in Ireland with a couple of new plans. Frankly this should have rolled out in 2005 when I was there trying to get meaningful debt help for consumers in Ireland. Regardless,the Irish papers are now reporting progress made. “The new Personal Insolvency Bill proposes a number of reforms ... Read More »

Owe Debt in Ireland and Need to Go Bankrupt. Now There is a Way With the Help of IrishBankruptcyUK.com

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Ireland has always been a debt perplexity. They’ve never really had a good way of dealing with past due debt and allow people to get a fresh start. When I was over in the UK for two years I spent quite a bit of time working on the problem or debt in the Republic of Ireland. The good news is ... Read More »

How Can I Get Out of Debt in Ireland? – Andrew

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“Dear Jon, No assets, rented room, €100k debt, no work, income. Dealing with childhood issues at last – no energy .Can you advise on getting out of debt in ireland? Thank you for your caring Can you advise on getting out of debt in ireland? Andrew” Don’t miss our free Get Out of Debt – “How To” Guide Series on ... Read More »

Ireland on the Verge of Joining the Modern World and Proposes to Stop Throwing People in Jail for Debt

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In 2007-2008 I spent a lot of time in Dublin, Ireland helping groups try to put forward reasonable solutions for consumer debt. The reality was Ireland had no bankruptcy law so people were getting tossed in jail, a real modern debtors’ prison situation. I worked on developing the first attempts to help the court understand the value of pro-rata repayment ... Read More »

No Personal Bankruptcy in Ireland, Jail Instead, But That Might be Changing

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A few years ago I spent a lot of time in Dublin, Ireland working to put together a way to help people with bad debts to overcome their financial problems that did not result in them going to jail for consumer debts. As hard as it is to believe, the consumer bankruptcy process in the Republic of Ireland was all ... Read More »

Unemployed, Underemployed, and Class S Stamps. – Joe

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“Dear Steve, Unemployed since nov 08. I was selfemployed until I had to close the buisness. My wife works 19 hrs per week at low wage. We lost our home last July as we were unable to keep up payments on it, but were lucky to sell it and clear the morgage with no money left over. At present owe ... Read More »

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