Aran Candy founder takes Bartra plan objection to court

More than 30 local residents also opposed the nursing home scheme, including Pat Kenny who called it ‘stuffing an Ugly Sister’s foot into Cinderella’s slipper’

Richard Barrett, founder of Bartra Capital Property Group Picture: Fergal Phillips

Peter Cullen, who co-founded confectionery company Aran Candy, is taking legal action against Bartra Capital over plans to develop a site near his Dalkey home, court records show.

Bartra, the company owned by developer Richard Barrett, have plans to develop the site on Ulverton Road in south County Dublin into a 104-bedroom care home. They already have planning permission for 18 apartments and six houses on the same 1.4 acre plot.

Earlier this year, more ...