Tuesday June 2, 2020

The battle of straffan

Two high rollers in court over Nama deal

17th July, 2016
Namas Dublin headquarters : the agency is at the centre of a court battle between two prominent businessmen

The well-known auctioneer and Kildare businessman Arthur French allegedly used “connections in high places” to secure favourable treatment from the National Asset Management Agency, the High Court has heard.

Retired property developer Martin Flattery claimed that “special treatment” was afforded to his former business partner, who “professes to have a close relationship with many high-ranking politicians in Fine Gael”.

The 71-year-old Flattery, from Knockaulin in Leixlip, Co Kildare, has...

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