Nama “poached my staff” Longboat Quay developer tells banking inquiry

Developer Bernard McNamara has defended his staff claiming they were “mainly qualified and experienced”

7th October, 2015

Bernard McNamara has told the banking inquiry that many of his senior staff were offered positions with the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) after the collapse of his business.

The developer, who was behind the Longboat Quay complex, has said his staff were also targeted by rival building firms.

It was recently revealed his Longboat Quay apartments do not meet safety standards and it will will cost in the region of €4.75 million to rectify.

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