Bernard McNamara: his firm Aroana  is now in Nama. Photograph: Frank Miller

A Bernard McNamara company, Aroana Ltd, now in Nama, paid €9.16 million in 2005 for the former Scottish Legal Life-owned premises at 18/19 College Gr(...)

The site of the old Canada House building at St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, which is being redeveloped by Bernard McNamara for site owner Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Ah, nostalgia, how are ya?The boom is definitely getting boomier again, now that Bernard McNamara, the Big Mac of Celtic Tiger developers who later we(...)

Kennedy Wilson’s acquisition of the Shelbourne Hotel  closes out a near decade of ownership by a consortium of investors that included Bernard McNamara and Jerry O’Reilly. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

It was some time in the making but ownership of the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin, the city’s most famous five-star inn, has finally transferred to Kenne(...)

Staff marking the 190th anniversary of the Shelbourne Hotel in April of this year.

The Shelbourne Hotel has been acquired by US property investment group Kennedy Wilson, which is planning to invest millions of euro into the business (...)

Brendan McDonagh: Nama is not overly concerned about competition from other European countries trying to offload property assets. Photograph: Eric Luke

Brendan McDonagh sat close to the front row on Wednesday in the press room of the Department of Finance. The chief executive of the National Asset Man(...)

Joe Tiernan, seen in Finnstown, one of the estates he built: “Finnstown in Lucan is the one that I cherish the most . . . At the time it was probably the largest investment by a single individual without investors or partners.” PHOTOGRAPH: ERIC LUKE

In 2010 Joe Tiernan made a video for his family depicting his life and times. It tells the story of a builder who was born on June 29th 1945 and gr(...)

Just as Bernard McNamara prepares to re-enter Dublin’s shattered construction market more properties he bought at exorbitant prices during the prop(...)

Irish Life’s purchase of 2 Grand Canal Square will be seen as a landmark deal at a time when rents seem set to rise significantly.

Fears that the commercial property investment market is overheating have emerged following the sale of an office block in the south Dublin dockland(...)

John Mulcahy: has separately joined the private sector board of Iput, an Irish commercial real estate fund with debt-free assets of €1 billion. Photograph: Shane O’Neill/Fennells

The former head of asset management at the National Asset Management Agency, John Mulcahy, is preparing to advise billionaire Denis O’Brien on his (...)

Developer Bernard McNamara: reported to be in the running to redevelop Canada House in Dublin on behalf of its owner, Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Collins

McNamara back in the game The Sunday Times reports that Bernard McNamara, the developer who ran up debts of €2.7 billion at the height of the boom bef(...)