Iveagh Markets situation ‘indefensible’, says Dublin City Council boss

The Iveagh Markets site, built for and gifted to the people of the Liberties by the Guinness family, is in a state of serious dilapidation while an extremely lengthy legal dispute with the developer who acquired it rages on

24th February, 2019
Owen Keegan Dublin City Chief Executive. Pic. Bryan Meade

Dublin City Council needs to “up its game” in its handling of properties it sells to developers that then fall into dereliction or misuse, chief executive Owen Keegan has said.

The Iveagh Markets site, built for and gifted to the people of the Liberties by the Guinness family, is in a state of serious dilapidation while an extremely lengthy legal dispute with the developer who acquired it rages on.

“That’s been going on...

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