The Berkeley Court Hotel,  or Clyde Court, on Lansdowne Road, Dublin, which  closed  on January 1st. Demolition on the building is expected to begin towards the second half   of this month. Photograph: Bryan Meade

Chartered Land, the property group run by Irish developer Joe O’Reilly, has appointed contractors to demolish the former Berkeley Court hotel site in (...)

Sean Dunne and his wife Gayle Killilea  have been contesting legal actions on both sides of the Atlantic, as well as in South Africa

The long-running game of chess that is the litigation around the Irish and American bankruptcies of property developer Sean Dunne received much needed(...)

Bloodstone Building on the Liffey: American investment firm Blackstone is hoping for a 50 per cent increase in value

An American investment firm will be hoping for a 50 per cent increase in value when it puts two office buildings in Dublin’s south docklands back on t(...)

Developer Seán Dunne with a model for the proposed development on the site of Jurys and the Berkeley Court hotels in Ballsbridge. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Berkeley Court and Jurys hotels in Ballsbridge were bought by developer Seán Dunne at the peak of the property boom in 2005 for an astonishing €38(...)

Jurys Hotel in Ballsbridge pictured in 2005. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

Ulster Bank has chosen a consortium including Joe O’Reilly’s Chartered Land as the preferred bidder for the Ballsbridge hotel sites that were acqui(...)

Gayle Killilea:  Filed emergency motions seeking a jury trial in the district court rather than in the bankruptcy court in the US. Photograph: Collins

Gayle Killilea, wife of developer Seán Dunne, has asked a US judge not to refer a fraudulent asset transfer case taken against them to the bankruptcy (...)

A computer-generated image of the redeveloped former Jurys and Berkeley Court hotel sites

Ireland’s most expensive development site, one of the centrepieces of the property crash, is finally to be offered for sale on the international marke(...)

It is also hoped the arrival of large cruise ships will attract significant additional footfall in the town from residents; this is estimated at one Irish visitor per passenger. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A planning application for a “next generation” cruise ship berth at Dún Laoghaire harbour will be filed this month in a move expected to bring about 4(...)

Gayle Killilea-Dunne, the wife of insolvent property developer Sean Dunne, has sought to block a legal action taken by his US bankruptcy official to recover millions of euro in assets he transferred to her. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

Gayle Killilea-Dunne, the wife of insolvent property developer Seán Dunne, has sought to block a legal action taken by his US bankruptcy official to r(...)

Sean Dunne about to enter   Federal Court   in New Haven, Connecticut, US, in  February of last year. File photograph: Steve Miller/The Irish Times

Embattled property developer Sean Dunne and his wife are facing a fresh legal onslaught in the US as US court officials and Irish State officials have(...)