Wednesday November 25, 2020

The Lazarus lads

Having gone bankrupt with debts amounting to billions of euro, a number of developers are somehow edging back into the industry, writes Philip Connolly.

29th June, 2014
Johnny Ronan.

His once vast property empire was undone by the recession. Yet, Johnny Ronan, one of the most recognisable developers from the boom, is now trying to get himself back in the game.

Bernard McNamara lost his business, and went bankrupt in Britain. Now, he is back on the construction sites in Dublin. Another discharged bankrupt, Ray Grehan, told this newspaper this week that he is seeking new opportunities, while John Fleming, a major developer who...

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