Developer labelled ‘Mufti of Jerusalem’ in his bid to take case to Supreme Court

Michael O’Flynn told the Business Post he was ‘surprised at some of the remarks’ made in the High Court last week

Michael O'Flynn of O'Flynn Group: attempting to appeal against the personal insolvency arrangement of his neighbour. Picture: Bryan Meade

As one of Ireland’s leading property developers, Michael O’Flynn has undoubtedly been the subject of a wide variety of comparisons. But the Cork-based businessman is unlikely to have been referred to in the same breath as “the Mufti of Jerusalem” before last week.

The comparison occurred as Mr Justice Alexander Owens was informed that lawyers were awaiting news on whether the Supreme Court would agree to hear O’Flynn’s appeal against the personal insolvency arrangement (PIA) ...