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(...)

How it looked: St Teresa’s Gardens in 2009. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Ann Fahy has been living in St Teresa’s Gardens in Dublin 8 for 19 years. “I am from here originally. I was reared in the flats, but then I moved out (...)

The new F2 Neighbourhood Centre in Fatima/Herberton,  the former Fatima Mansions in Dublin. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

About 132,000 Irish households are tenants of a city or county council. At least 90,000 more desperately wish they were. Providing housin(...)

In one of the most significant high-quality investment sales this year, three office bloc(...)

Sunborn London on the Thames recently: the super luxury floating hotel has become a novel new client of Bitbuzz. photograph: digby oldridge/spider pr/pa wire

The wifi operator Bitbuzz, which provides internet services mainly to cafes and hotels, has scored itself a rather novel new client. It h(...)