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 (...)

Overvalued: the former Jurys and Berkely Court hotel sites in Ballsbridge

Sean Dunne, the insolvent developer, used to brag that he had “balls of steel”. Perhaps he did. You would want a hardy set of cojones alright to pay €(...)

In July of last year Mr Dunne was adjudicated a bankrupt by the High Court. Photograph: Frank Miller/Irish Times

The official in charge of Sean Dunne’s bankruptcy has launched High Court proceedings aimed at setting aside the bankrupt businessman’s transfer of an(...)

 Dalata, which owns the Maldron hotels chain, predicts that about €1 billion will be spent on buying Irish hotel assets this year.

About €1 billion will be spent on buying Irish hotel assets this year, Dalata chief executive Pat McCann predicted yesterday. He was speaking followin(...)

There have been a swathe of new planning applications on Shrewsbury Road of late. photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Renewed confidence in Dublin’s property market is reflected in price hikes, but perhaps less obvious is the surge in refurbishment investment in exist(...)

Sean Dunne:   has been engaged in a cat-and-mouse game with his two biggest creditors – Nama and Ulster Bank – through the Connecticut bankruptcy court before Judge Alan Shiff. Photograph:  Steve Miller

A hearing in a Connecticut court yesterday was meant to have been an opportunity to agree procedures to fast-track the discovery of information betwee(...)

Sean Dunne: said that he did not have the resources to defend Nama’s objection to his being discharged. Photograph: Steve Miller

Sean Dunne’s two biggest creditors and the US court official investigating his financial affairs have objected to the insolvent property developer’s a(...)

Seán Dunne: US court wants to get behind  Swiss settlement and other aspects of seemingly complex financial arrangements. Photograph: Steve Miller.

The post-collapse tale of developer Seán Dunne and his wife, Gayle, has moved between withering and oddly fascinating.The man who made so much money d(...)

Gayle Killilea Dunne: resisting an application from the National Asset Management Agency that it be allowed sight of all documents relating to her financial affairs and those of a company she is associated with called Mountbrook. Photograph: Frank Miller

Lawyers for Gayle Killilea Dunne, wife of property developer Seán Dunne, are asking that discovery motions against her in the US be put on hold pendin(...)