Thursday August 6, 2020

Last rites for Dunne’s dream

Whatever the planners decide, Sean Dunne’s original plan for Ballsbridge will not proceed.

24th January, 2009

The pending decision from An Bord Pleanála about whether to grant Sean Dunne permission to go ahead with a €1 billion residential and office development in Ballsbridge, has been presented as his ultimate D-Day. But in truth, D-Day for Sean Dunne and this particular project already happened when the property market collapsed.

If there was any doubt about whether Dunne’s Ballsbridge ambitions had come to an end, the credit crunch and subsequent bank...

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