Pat Crean’s Marlet wins legal battle against Johnny Ronan firm

Lime Street, a Marlet subsidiary, lodged a case against Ronan’s Ashwalk in a bid to acquire the freehold interest in a section of land behind a docklands development

Pat Crean, left, and Johnny Ronan had crossed swords over a prime site in the Dublin Docklands

Developer Pat Crean has won a legal row against Johnny Ronan over the freehold interest in a plot of land in Dublin’s docklands.

Lime Street GP3 Ltd, a Marlet subsidiary, secured an order in favour of the interest in a plot of land from Ashwalk Investments Ltd, a Ronan group entity.

The Dublin county registrar said the case made by Ashwalk was “argumentative” and did not contain evidence which would persuade her. The order came ...