Bankrupt developer Sean Dunne is waging a multi-jurisdictional legal battle to recover assets he claims belong to a family trust. But his adversaries in many of the cases are members of his own family. New filings, both offshore and in Dublin, reveal the extraordinary story.
Johnny Ronan’s property group is battling Colony Capital from seizing a prime site on the north bank of the Liffey. Affidavits, text messages and legal letters reveal how the relationship between the two long standing business partners disintegrated.
Donal O’Sullivan and his sister Helen O’Sullivan from Co Kerry were stalwarts of the Irish American business community. Along with a colleague, they have been convicted of multiple counts of wire fraud, mail fraud, embezzlement, and are now facing up to 20 years in prison.
Tesco and Chapters Bookstore are among the tenants at the mixed use development in Dublin city centre built by the Cosgrave Group. Their landlord, a Cosgrave investment company, is being sued for allegedly failing to pay their share towards €9 million in fire remediation works.
Developer Joe O'Reilly's Castlethorn group claims it was entitled to withdraw from a multi-million euro agreement for the sale of the luxury Killeen Castle golf resort. What was going on in the background?
ReVolve Renewable Power has raised millions from Irish investors keen to back its wind and solar ambitions in Mexico and the US. Now, through a reverse takeover, it is listing on the Toronto Venture Exchange. CEO Steve Dalton talks funding, energy and strategy.
Opposition politicians have branded it a joke, but the Zoned Land Tax of 3% is the equivalent of a 60% income tax rate on lands ready for housing. However, it could be damaged by the new tool telling local authorities how many houses they need.
A series of pre-trial rulings have gone against telecoms mogul Denis O'Brien who is being sued by two lawyers for defamation over a press release issued in the wake of a 2016 report on the concentration of media ownership in Ireland.
US sportswear giant Foot Locker is suing its Grafton Street landlord over its handling of Covid-19 rent arrears. It claims to be "making the best of it" by continuing to trade on Dublin's most exclusive shopping street post-lockdown.
MedLab is facing more than 100 separate legal actions in relation to the CervicalCheck scandal. It has now sold off its trading business to a third party, leaving the litigation in a company that no longer trades. What does it all mean?
Intel is deciding on a location of its new chip fabrication plant, one to rival Taiwan’s TSMC. Yes, it will eat up a lot up energy and require new infrastructure to get it housed in Ireland, but the system can, should, and must react to this opportunity.
This generation of politicians came of age in a world of austerity, populism, and pandemic, which have combined to galvanise a growing consensus on the role of the state. Inflation that could soon lay waste to their current orthodoxies.
It is understandable why many commentators are likening the current period of crisis in the UK to the winter of discontent. However, when you dig into the data, today’s situation is much more nuanced.
Paddy Moloney's friendship with Seán Potts led to the foundation of The Chieftains and the transformation of traditional music. Potts's son, Seán, recalls the genius of Moloney and his father's enduring relationship with Paddy.
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