Spencer Place Development Company, the company with whom developer Johnny Ronan is a director, has said it anticipates that Dublin City Council will rule in its favour in a high-building review this week.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
The sometime scourge of plans by Trump Doonbeg and other developers has lost out on his own plans to extend the number of Airbnb style studio lettings at his protected Georgian Dublin property.
Thu, 04 Apr, 2019
Developer Johnny Ronan’s development group has stated that it is ‘bewildered’ and ‘disappointed’ by the Bord Pleanála decision to refuse planning permission for its 22 storey tower at George's Quay in Dublin.
Wed, 21 Mar, 2018
Property developer Johnny Ronan’s planned “iconic” 22-storey Aqua Vetro tower will have an adverse and detrimental effect on the character and integrity of key buildings and architecturally-sensitive locations in Dublin, according to one objector to the plans.
Wed, 07 Jun, 2017
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
Tue, 09 Feb, 2016
ONE of the silly habits we indulge in instead of real, game-changing, reforming action is the cynical idea that making rules to try to prevent some sort of behaviour, or more likely misbehaviour, resolves whatever problem the solution is aimed at.
Sat, 02 Jan, 2016
Twenty years after it hit national headlines, set political and business shock waves and repercussions that saw Ministerial resignations, tribunals and indirectly the demise of a serving Taoiseach, Cork City’s Horgan’s Quay site is back up for grab, openly this time, by tender.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
A holocaust survivor who saw the infamous “work brings freedom” sign in Nazi concentration camps which took the lives of 35 of his relatives has demanded developer Johnny Ronan apologises for using the term as evidence of his alleged mistreatment during the crash.
Sat, 26 Sep, 2015
The use by developer Johnny Ronan of the term ‘arbeit macht frei’ (work sets you free), in his submission to the banking inquiry, is not merely crass, but culturally offensive to Ireland’s small Jewish community (Irish Examiner, 25, September).
Sat, 26 Sep, 2015
Ex-justice minister Alan Shatter has insisted the banking inquiry takes action against one of Ireland’s most notable boom-time developers after he used the reviled Nazi concentration camp phrase — “work brings freedom” — to underline claims Nama had infringed on his “human rights”.
Fri, 25 Sep, 2015