Seán Dunne: legal eam argued Irish bankruptcy laws do not allow for dual bankruptcy findings in different jurisdictions. Photograph: Steve Miller/The Irish Times

An appeal by Seán Dunne aimed at setting aside his Irish bankruptcy has opened before the Supreme Court. Lawyers for the developer, now based in the (...)

Walford, an Edwardian house on an almost two acre site on  Shrewsbury Road in Dublin 4.

Plans to redevelop Ireland’s most expensive house, bought by Sean Dunne and his wife Gayle Killilea Dunne for €58 million in 2005, have been refused b(...)

The Lagoon Beach Hotel in Cape Town: interest in the hotel has been transferred from Seán Dunne to his wife Gayle

A dispute over whether bankrupt developer Seán Dunne validly transferred various property assets to his wife Gayle, including a hotel in South Africa(...)

Seán Dunne filed for bankruptcy in the US in March 2013 with debts of $942 million. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The National Asset Management Agency has resumed a legal bid to prevent the insolvent property developer Seán Dunne walking away from his debts follo(...)

Property developer Seán Dunne (right). In the latest twist in Mr Dunne’s US bankruptcy case, he has opted to withdraw a previous  application to dismiss his case before Connecticut’s bankruptcy court. Photograph: Steve Miller

Property developer Sean Dunne has backed down on efforts to have his US bankruptcy case withdrawn. In a court document filed on November 4th, lawyers(...)

The wife and son of bankrupt developer Seán Dunne are to have two works of art, including a painting entitled ‘King and Queen’, seized during a raid on a house in Co Kildare returned to them, the High Court has heard.

The wife and son of bankrupt developer Seán Dunne are to have two works of art seized during a raid on a house in Co Kildare returned to them, the Hig(...)

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(...)