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Eugene Murtagh, group chairman of Kingspan: facing objections to his planned extension to the building behind his office building on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin. Picture: Bryan Meade

Eugene Murtagh, the Kingspan founder, is currently facing opposition to his plans for a three-storey extension onto the building behind his Heritage House office space at 23 St Stephen’s Green in Dublin.

This was never going to be a straightforward project to get approval for, especially considering it’s a protected Georgian structure, so it is unsurprising that the billionaire’s plans have met with resistance.

But Post Script was surprised to see that it wasn’t heritage ...