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Róisín Burke on Business

Many developer squabbles are brewing as 2019 begins. Here are some of the biggest

6th January, 2019
Johnny Ronan is not giving up on his D2 skyscraper dream Photo: Tony Gavin

The revival of the property market has seen rows break out on some well-worn themes, some with resonances of The Field in their dramatic power and rancour.

Others are more low-key, simmering imbroglios. Those likely to bubble to the surface in 2019 run the gamut from floodplain issues to planning stand-offs with residents mobilising in their hundreds to lingering Nama battles.

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