Monday February 17, 2020

Dunne: ‘I have been treated like Pablo Escobar’

Sean Dunne - whose bankruptcy was extended last week by an additional 12 years, and who plans to appeal - says he has ‘nothing to hide’

7th October, 2018
Walford, the Shrewsbury Road house which became a central issue for his bankruptcy trustee

The developer Sean Dunne has said the Irish state has pursued him as if he was “the Ace of Spades or Pablo Escobar . . . when the truth is, I have no hidden assets or income”.

Dunne, in an interview last May with The Sunday Business Post, also defended his reputation against the various allegations made against him by his bankruptcy trustee which last week led to Dunne being described by a judge as being...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Bank chief McDonagh says move would create better work environment for young parents and people with caring responsibilities

Killian Woods | 1 day ago

Despite a belated show of independence, the US attorney general has been a willing pawn in Trump’s interference in criminal investigations being carried out by the Department of Justice

Marion McKeone | 1 day ago

The narrative of the Sinn Féin surge suggests that politics in Ireland is becoming more polarised like in the US and Britain, but the reality is far more complex

Colin Murphy | 1 day ago