Ivan Yates launches case against AIB in bankruptcy fallout

Legal row over bank’s ‘fruitless’ move against spouse

1st October, 2017
Ivan Yates, broadcaster and former politician Picture: Fergal Phillips

Newstalk and TV3 Tonight Show presenter Ivan Yates has launched legal proceedings against AIB in the fallout from his bankruptcy.

The legal case, which is also being brought by his wife Deirdre Yates, a primary schoolteacher, relates to a family property in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford.

Last year, the bank secured a €1.6 million High Court summary judgment against Deirdre Yates over a guarantee she gave back in 2010 in relation to her husband’s failed betting...

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