Monday 23 January 2017

Fetish for the right way of doing things

Priory Hall was blamed on one rogue builder, but the problem was always a political one, writes Gene Kerrigan

Published 04/10/2015 | 02:30

‘As long as the building didn’t actually fall on the surveyor during the ‘inspection’, the job was oxo’
‘As long as the building didn’t actually fall on the surveyor during the ‘inspection’, the job was oxo’

Remember Tom McFeely? The guy who built Priory Hall? If ever there was a ready-made villain, it was Tom. An ex-Provo, a millionaire builder who went broke with all the other millionaire builders.

  • Go To

Tom had a tough, unapologetic air about him. Think of Tom and - well, the word "loveable" doesn't spring to my mind.

Rogue builder, they called him. And, given the state of Priory Hall, no one rushed to amend that description.

Please sign in or register with Independent.ie for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Read More

Don't Miss

Editor's Choice