Businessman behind collapsed luxury lettings business sets up new firm

Paul Hourican, whose Period Door Properties was liquidated last year, has now founded a new lettings firm called Laputa Limited

Bob Geldof: one of the celebrities whose homes were managed by Paul Hourican’s collapsed luxury lettings business Period Door

Paul Hourican, the businessman whose collapsed luxury lettings business managed homes for celebrities like Bob Geldof, has set up a new property agency a year after his last venture was liquidated.

Period Door Properties, a lettings business established by Hourican in 2014, managed more than 25 upmarket rental homes in affluent suburbs of Dublin such as Ballsbridge, Clontarf, Monkstown, Rathgar and Donnybrook.

Last year, the firm was liquidated after it encountered financial difficulties. It told ...