Eddie Irvine built this ultramodern bachelor pad in the noughties after he purchased a small cottage on the half-acre site from businessman Harry Crosbie for €260,000 in 1993.  Photograph: Venturelli/WireImage 2:28

From the moment it was built, it was hailed as the house with the go-faster stripes. Outdoor pool linking to indoor lagoon. Tick. Party-size Jacuzzi w(...)

Working on the docks: until very recently, planners believed it could take 10 years or more to deliver more residential property in Docklands, but now they think it could happen much quicker because of the current shortage of housing in Dublin. Working on the docks: until very recently, planners believed it could take 10 years or more to deliver more residential property in Docklands, but now they think it could happen much quicker because of the current shortage of housing in Dublin

Michael Noonan lost the run of himself recently when he suggested, in true cheerleader style, that Docklands “has the potential to be the Canary Wharf(...)

John and Bernie Gallagher outbid Live Nation, Denis Desmond’s MCD, the Ambassador Theatre Group in the UK, Dublin-based New Beginnings and several private investors to acquire the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.

Wealthy Dublin couple John and Bernie Gallagher, who made a fortune from the sale of Jurys Doyle hotels before the property crash, have acquired the B(...)

Glittering: the theatre on its opening night, in March 2010. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

It is now all but certain that the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, the best-appointed performance space on the island, will be sold off by Nama-appointed re(...)

 Businessman Harry Crosbie. Photograph: Collins

The National Assets Management Agency is entitled to enforce a €77 million judgment against certain assets of businessman Harry Crosbie, a High Court (...)

Harry Crosbie: claims he is being “bullied” by Nama and has objected to a maximum of €5,000 in monthly living expenses, among other conditions. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Businessman Harry Crosbie lost up to €20 million investing in shares in Yahoo and AIB at the peak of the boom. Mr Crosbie’s failed investment t(...)

The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre at Grand Canal Dock. Photograph: Alan Betson

The first thing to grasp about the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, the premium arts venue in Ireland that is now being offered for sale by Nama for just (...)

To argue that we need to be “another Canary Wharf”, displays both poverty of imagination and a lack of understanding of the businesses that are based in London’s docklands. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

For many businesses, first-mover advantage is everything. Entry barriers come in many shapes and sizes but few work better, or for longer, than simply(...)

The then taoiseach Brian Cowen tours the Grand Canal Theatre with Harry Crosbie ahead of its opening in March 2010. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Bord Gáis Energy Theatrein the Dublin docklands, is to be offered for sale on the international market at over €20 million – a long way short of t(...)

Lawyers for businessman Harry Crosbie say Nama has not said if it intends to enforce a €77 million judgment against the family homes of him and his s(...)