Monday, October 15 14:38:14
The value of bad debts registered in the Four Courts reached E4.7m last week, with 104 registered judgments taken against Irish consumers and companies, according to latest findings by StubbsGazette.
The largest judgment, which was for E2m, was taken by ACC bank against "company director", Cornelius Splliane of Knocknacally, Youghal, County Cork.
The taxman was once again the single most active debt collector in the courts, registering 34 judgments totaling E1.2m, with an average judgment of E35,000.
The nation's credit unions came second on the plaintiffs list, accounting for E345,000 in judgments. The highest value judgment was for E59,160 and was taken by Lucan District Credit Union Ltd., Dublin.