It's far from a Dunne deal

It's far from a Dunne deal
Sean Dunne's plans to turn Ballsbridge into a quasi-Knightsbridge hit the rocks in the wake of the economic crash. Photo: Derek Speirs

Sean Dunne's strenuous efforts to get himself declared bankrupt in the US will witness a few more twists and turns before he learns his fate, writes James McDermott.

In what could be one of the highlights of The Gathering, bankruptcy emigrant Sean Dunne may find himself forcibly reunited with his old friends Ulster Bank and the National Asset Management Agency in a reunion at the Irish courts. It is normally good to see old friends again but, on this occasion, the conversation may be an awkward one.

Having filed a voluntary petition for bankruptcy with a court in Connecticut some weeks ago with...

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