Sean Dunne: officially applied to the Connecticut bankruptcy court  to abandon his court bid to seek a fresh financial start.   Photograph: Simon Carswell/The Irish Times

Property developer Sean Dunne has blamed the high costs he faced for his decision to give up his legal fight to walk away from about €700 million in d(...)

Seán Dunne: Under the US legal system, each side will pay their own costs in Nama’s 16-month challenge against the developer. Photograph: Steve Miller/Irish Times

Twenty months after he sought refuge in the US bankruptcy courts and a faster passage away from €700 million of debts that he would have had to naviga(...)

Bankrupt property developer Sean Dunne. Photograph:  Garrett White / Collins

Property developer Sean Dunne has thrown in the towel on his attempt to walk away from about €700 million in debts through the US bankruptcy courts(...)

 Seán Dunne. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Lawyers for the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) have asked a US court to postpone until next May the trial to decide whether property devel(...)

Seán Dunne filed for bankruptcy in the US in March 2013 with debts of $942 million. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The National Asset Management Agency has resumed a legal bid to prevent the insolvent property developer Seán Dunne walking away from his debts follo(...)

Property developer Seán Dunne (right). In the latest twist in Mr Dunne’s US bankruptcy case, he has opted to withdraw a previous  application to dismiss his case before Connecticut’s bankruptcy court. Photograph: Steve Miller

Property developer Sean Dunne has backed down on efforts to have his US bankruptcy case withdrawn. In a court document filed on November 4th, lawyers(...)

Walford, the Shrewsbury Road property bought by Gayle Killilea Dunne in 2005 and sold  last year for €14 million

No sale has been registered for Walford, the Shrewsbury Road house last year acquired for €14 million by Cypriot-registered Yesreb Holding Ltd, a Bor(...)

Walford in Dublin 4: concerns raised about who has beneficial ownership of the  property

Attempts to identify the owners of Ireland’s most expensive house have dominated a Bord Pleanála hearing on plans for its redevelopment. Gayle Killil(...)

Shrewsbury Road residents are appealing against the proposed redevelopment of Walford, which includes extensive new tree planting and landscaping. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

An appeal against plans to redevelop Ireland’s most expensive house, bought by developer Sean Dunne and his wife Gayle Killilea Dunne for €58 million (...)

Developer Seán Dunne and his wife, Gayle Killilea Dunne (right). Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The son and wife of bankrupt developer Seán Dunne have cleared the final hurdle in the planning process to build their $22 million (€17 million) propo(...)