Publican vows to take fight to courts as council prepares to seize Iveagh Markets

Martin Keane had sought €35m state bailout for regeneration project which has been stalled for nearly two decades

14th January, 2018
Publican Martin Keane says of his plan for a cultural and commercial hub in Dublin 8: ‘It’s a passion, it’s a love’ Picture: Marc O’Sullivan

Publican and property developer Martin Keane has vowed to fight Dublin City Council’s plan to seize the capital’s Iveagh Markets, where he is hoping to develop a €100 million cultural and commercial hub in the Liberties area of the city.

“I’ll be there till the last. I already have a legal team working on it. I knew it was coming,” Keane told The Sunday Business Post this weekend. “I have a...

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