THE TAXMAN has finally lost his patience with Clare businessman Martin Tubridy. A petition to wind up his construction and civil engineering company, GMD Developments Ltd, has just been filed in the High Court by the Revenue following numerous dust-ups with the Cooraclare businessman. Read more in the latest issue. And you can read... Read more »
MORE on Ciarán Desmond, the legal eagle and financial adviser at the centre of a high-profile court case involving allegations of fraud and “secret profits”. And you can read even more about Desmond’s many talents here for free.
MORE GOOD news for restaurateur-turned-construction suit Peter Gaynor, who continues to make a mint in London, having seen his food business back in Dublin essentially collapse last year. Read more in the latest issue. And you can read more about Pete’s London life here for free.
WITH MUNSTER heading to England to play Saracens in the European Rugby Cup semi-finals this weekend, it is interesting to see the kind of financial firepower the English club possesses compared with the (financial) Irish minnows. Read more about Saracens financial muscle in the new issue out now.
INTERESTING TO spot a High Court winding up petition last week in relation to a company called Peel Aviation Ltd. It has taken the petitioners almost two years to get to this point and it is difficult to know if there can be any assets available. Read more in the latest issue of The Phoenix.
Pic: Judge Peter Charleton THE SUPREME Court has sent a near ten year legal dust-up back to the High Court. The dispute between plaintiff, Damien Stapleton, and defendant, Phillip Doran, revolves around €300,000 loaned to Doran by Stapleton back in 2008. Read all about it in the latest issue out now.
SPARE A thought for Roger O’Sullivan and his scuppered hospitality, catering and tourism vehicle, Ignition, which is being wound up. The group was based in the Galway seaside village of Salthill. Read more about O’Sullivan’s business ventures, including the “chic and sultry” Salt Restaurant and Bar here.
Goldhawk’s old friend Jay Bourke has been in the news again. His new bar, Penny Lane, didn’t open as planned last week after failing to comply with fire regulations. Read about it here. You can also read about the hapless Jay’s ‘Taxing Year’ here for free.