Publican Keane takes Guinness heir to court over Iveagh Markets

The move comes after Edward Iveagh took possession of the long-derelict Dublin 8 site earlier this month

Martin Keane in the derelict Iveagh Markets which have been empty since his deal with Dublin City Council to develop this site

Martin Keane, the Dublin publican, has lodged a High Court action against Edward Iveagh, the Guinness heir, and Dublin City Council after Iveagh took possession of the Iveagh Markets earlier this month.

Keane and three of his companies have registered a lis pendens, a legal move employed when a claim is being made over a property interest.

Iveagh took possession of the market invoking a lease agreement with Dublin City Council dating back to 1906, ...