Greg Kavanagh claims Ashford planning dispute is holding up €51m housing development

Developer alleges planning appeals lodged by Oonagh Stokes and Barbara Wilding are ‘solely’ about extracting monies from him

Greg Kavanagh, property developer. Picture: Feargal Ward

Developer Greg Kavanagh is suing two women he alleges are holding up a €51.5 million housing development by refusing to withdraw planning appeals he claims are centred on money demands.

Kavanagh alleges that demands were made for the payment of up to €6 million from the sale of the proposed houses, along with €4 million for the sale of a 19th century house adjoining the development.

The legal proceedings are taken by Beakonford Ltd, which ...