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Building on their wealth in the new Ireland

Ciaran Brennan

Published 03/09/2006 | 00:11

SPECULATOR Sean Dunne may have been making all the headlines in his successful bid to acquire the Jurys Doyle hotels as part of his plans to transform Ballsbridge into a high-rise metropolis, but other Irish developers have been quietly going about their business in a more low-key manner. Many of these developers now find themselves among the richest, most successful business

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SPECULATOR Sean Dunne may have been making all the headlines in his successful bid to acquire the Jurys Doyle hotels as part of his plans to transform Ballsbridge into a high-rise metropolis, but other Irish developers have been quietly going about their business in a more low-key manner. Many of these developers now find themselves among the richest, most successful business people in the country.

Bernard McNamara Long before Bernard McNamara made his name in construction, he went into politics. He was a Fianna Fail county councillor in Clare for a short period in the early Eighties and stood as a candidate for the Dail but was narrowly defeated.

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