Court is told of ‘ransom strip’ fear in O’Flynn scheme

Cork developer appealing against council’s refusal to grant planning permission for 164 houses

8th May, 2016
Cork developer Michael OFlynn

A proposed stretch of road across a rejected plan for a €75 million residential development in South Dublin has been described as a “ransom strip” in Commercial Court proceedings.

Cork developer Michael O’Flynn is appealing against Dun Laoghaire Rathdown’s refusal last July to grant planning permission for 164 housing units at Beech Park in Cabinteely.

The project required the demolition of 11 existing structures and the construction of 158 metres...

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