Would you believe I chose to live in this country?
A building surveyor’s report found problems with a large number of balconies at the site in 2016, while a fire safety survey last year also found a number of fire-stopping shortcomings.
The private owners say Paul O’Callaghan, a son of hotelier Noel O’Callaghan and a director of SEL, has a clear conflict of interest as one of only two directors on the board of the owners’ management company.
Paul O’Callaghan has denied this, while also saying he would use his position on the board to make sure that owners pay their portion of the €563,350 bill – unless the owners’ management company obtained “compelling” legal advice that SEL should cover it all.
In February, before any private owners were made aware of the issues, Paul O’Callaghan informed the owners’ management company that SEL had already carried out remediation works on the three penthouse apartments it owned and expected the €15,000 cost of this to be paid out of the management company’s sinking fund.
"Her lawyers claim there should have been signs or a member of staff to instruct how to use the swing safely."
Maria Bailey, a Fine Gael TD, is suing The Dean Hotel because she fell off one of these swings inside the hotel.
How in the fuck did they save 70% plus of their income?
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