Construction  on Dublin’s northside docklands. Photograph: Sara Freund/The Irish Times

Planning permission has been sought for the first phase of one of the largest developments planned for Dublin’s docklands under Dublin City Council’(...)

Since the crash, banks have been hesitant to lend to builders even as borrowing costs for banks plunge. (Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times)

Alan Merriman used to chase Irish real-estate developers around Dublin, competing with other bankers to lend them money before the market’s crash dev(...)

Property developer Johnny Ronan: acquired four vacant office blocks and surrounding land in Ballsbridge, Dublin, for €67.5 million. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish property developer Johnny Ronan is understood to be planning a €200 million redevelopment of a site in Ballsbridge adjoining AIB’s head offic(...)

Johnny Ronan: CIÉ is a separate entity to Nama but it is also a State agency. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Johnny Ronan and the WLR Cardinal Mezzanine Fund are reported to be the front-runners to redevelop the CIÉ-owned site beside Tara Street railway stati(...)

 Nama chairman Frank Daly and chief exective Brendan McDonagh  arriving at the Public Accounts Committee in Leinster House, Dublin, in early July. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

There’s an old joke about the driver who gets lost in Kerry and pulls over to ask for directions. “If I were you, I wouldn’t start from here,” replies(...)

A computer-generated image of the proposed new Stillorgan shopping centre in south Co Dublin

Plans have been submitted by investment fund Kennedy Wilson for a revamp of the State’s oldest shopping mall, the Stillorgan Village Shopping Centre(...)

Development Securities has been working with Irish developer Johnny Ronan. The two agreed to buy a key site beside the former Burlington Hotel for €40.5 million last year.

Property development and investment company Development Securities has posted a 133 per cent increase in pre-tax profit to £45.4 million (€63.5 millio(...)

Johnny Ronan is reportedly being backed by US investment funds.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Barring any last-minute hiccups, Johnny Ronan (above) is due to exit Nama tomorrow. Just what exiting Nama entails is a moveable feast but it appears (...)

Irish property developer Johnny Ronan:  Believed to be just days away from exiting from Nama

Irish property developer Johnny Ronan is believed to be just days away from exiting from the National Asset Management Agency. The Irish Times (...)

Bewley’s  in Grafton Street: It will spend more than €1 million upgrading the protected structure. In a bid to reduce annual losses of €1.2 million it  will trade only on the ground floor  and halve its seating to about 160. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Bewley’s cafe on Grafton Street, which has been one of Dublin’s most popular institutions since it opened in 1927, is to close soon for at least six (...)