Monday September 21, 2020

Developer to submit new planning application for Iveagh Markets building

Dublin City Council has been seeking to repossess the historic Liberties building which is in a parlous state of dereliction

13th October, 2019
Martin Keane, developer, in the Iveagh Markets on Dublin’s Francis Street Pic: Marc O’Sullivan

Developer Martin Keane threatened to deploy “considerable financial resources” in any legal action over ownership of the Iveagh Markets, letters show.

Dublin City Council has been seeking to repossess the historic Liberties building which is in a parlous state of dereliction, saying that a 15-year-old deal with Keane to develop it for a new market and hotel is no longer valid.

Keane has said he is forging ahead, and added on Friday that...

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