Analysis: Year long tussle over Ires Reit’s future comes to an end this week

It has been a bruising year for Ireland’s biggest landlord and whatever the outcome on Friday the status quo looks certain to change

Margaret Sweeney, chief executive of Ires Reit: in a vulnerable position. Picture:Fergal Phillips

It’s almost a year since Vision Capital launched its public assault against the board and management of Ires Reit, Ireland’s last remaining listed property Reit and the country’s largest private landlord.

The ongoing saga, which has grown increasingly bitter over recent weeks, looks set to reach its conclusion this week at a crucial shareholder meeting on Friday morning at the Marker Hotel it owns.

At stake is a property empire of close to 4,000 apartment ...