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Walford plan changed to include staff quarters

The most expensive house ever sold in the state - for €58 million - will be three times larger after extension completed

Killian Woods

Business reporter

24th November, 2019
The Walford mansion site at Shrewsbury Road

A trust linked to billionaire Dermot Desmond has tweaked its redevelopment plans for Ireland's most expensive house to now include staff accommodation.

Last year, the Isle of Man-registered Celtic Trustees Limited got permission to demolish and redevelop the existing Walford mansion site on Shrewsbury Road.

Walford is the most expensive home ever sold in the state, bought by developer Sean Dunne for €58 million in 2005. He said he acquired it in trust for his...

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