Project Wave, a commercial and residential scheme in Dublin,  will take up 10 per cent of  the Docklands Strategic Development Zone. File photograph: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

The first phase of one of the largest new developments planned for Dublin’s docklands has been granted permission under Dublin City Council’s new fast(...)

Bewley’s  on Grafton Street:  refurbishment  intended to  focus  on ground floor and reduce  trading losses after losing  legal battle with  landlord Johnny Ronan’s Ickendel Ltd over  lease. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Bewley’s cafe on Grafton Street in Dublin is to reopen in either next February or March, some six months later than the Irish coffee group originally (...)

Bernard McNamara: Almost all of them (directors) have since been recruited to senior positions by Nama receivers. Photograph: Collins

Developer Bernard McNamara has claimed receivers for the National Asset Management Agency hired directors from his company after it was wound down. Mr(...)

Nama chairman  Frank Daly at Leinster House, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The National Asset Management Agency has written to the Oireachtas banking inquiry contradicting claims made by developer Johnny Ronan. The agency s(...)

Other Irish developers who have exited Nama in recent times, including Johnny Ronan, have been far from complimentary about its operation. Photograph: Collins photos

It has been a big week for the Nama. On Tuesday, the worst-kept secret in town was confirmed with the €1.85 billion sale of Project Jewel to a combine(...)

Property developer Johnny Ronan. File  photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The banking inquiry has agreed to redact the written statement of developer Johnny Ronan. Mr Ronan formally requested that the Oireachtas committee r(...)

Property developer Johnny Ronan who said he did not intend to cause offence  with  his use of the Nazi phrase ‘Arbeit Macht Frei’. Photograph: Collins

Property developer Johnny Ronan has apologised for including a reference to second World War concentration camps in his written statement to the Oirea(...)

Johnny Ronan (left) lifts the lid on his business activities up to 2008 in submission to banking inquiry. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Johnny Ronan’s 28-page submission to the Oireachtas banking inquiry, published yesterday, lifts the lid on his business activities up to 2008. It als(...)

Central Bank building in Dublin. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Central Bank was aware of a property bubble from early 2004, a former employee has claimed. In a written statement to the Oireachtas banking inqui(...)

Johnny Ronan: statements to banking inquiry  were highly critical of Nama. Photograph: Collins photos

Nama auction in question Nama’s largest loan auction, Project Arrow, is under threat, according to the Sunday Times, which claims there are fears a s(...)