Wallace’s way

So what do you want to talk about? “ asked Mick Wallace, the Wexford-born builder and property developer. ‘‘Politics? Football? Business? Sex? Philosophy? Literature? Ask away and who knows where we will end up.”

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Ian Kehoe

17th February, 2007

Wallace, with his trademark, grey-blond corkscrew hair, has always been predictably unpredictable. Despite making many millions from Ireland’s property boom, Wallace has remained anti-establishment and contrary to his very core.

While many of his contemporaries in the building and property game assiduously avoid attention, Wallace is a refreshing exception. He has opinions aplenty on a wide range of issues and is not afraid to voice them.

He is one of the country’s most...

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