Edenmore Meats was ‘doomed’ before illegal occupation, liquidator claims

John Healy is seeking to make Edenmore’s directors personally liable for debts of more than €2.7 million

Donegal abattoir Edenmore Meats, which is the subject of a case in the High Court. Picture: Bryan Meade

The illegal occupation of a Donegal abattoir was the “nail in the coffin” but Edenmore Farm Meats was destined to fail long before the incident, a liquidator has told the High Court.

John Healy, of Dublin-based Kirby Healy Chartered Accountants, denied that the reason the company failed was because of an illegal “takeover” of the premises which allegedly involved threats from the INLA.

Healy was giving evidence on the 11th day of a hearing in ...