Smurfit hails ‘great victory’ as K Club case thrown out of court

Former employee found to have ‘lied continually’ in action over alleged threat by the millionaire businessman, writes Tom Lyons

16th December, 2018
2
Dr Michael Smurfit, inset, The K Club, which Smurfit bought with Gerry Gannon Picture: Feargal Ward

Dr Michael Smurfit has said that a former manager at the K Club told “innumerable lies” and a “load of BS” about him and others in a failed action in the High Court.

Mr Justice Anthony Barr also concluded that Peter Curran of Cahersiveen, Co Kerry had “lied continually” in an action that was dismissed last Friday against Smurfit, the owner of the K Club as well as Gerry Byrne, a...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Nadine O’Regan: The reality of vaccinated people is not mine

Emer McLysaght: Words of wisdom from a misguided geography nerd

Columnists Emer McLysaght 20 hours ago

Ian Guider: G7 edict is a chance for Ireland to change course and develop some global champions of our own

Companies Ian Guider 20 hours ago

Elaine Byrne: The West’s ‘vaccine nationalism’ is an arrogant and dangerous game

Coronavirus Elaine Byrne 20 hours ago