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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
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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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