High Court jails Sean Quinn's son and nephew

UPDATE: The High Court has issued committal orders for former billionaire Sean Quinn's son Sean and his nephew Peter Quinn for three months for contempt of court.

20th July, 2012
High Court jails Sean Quinn's son and nephew
Peter Quinn (on right), nephew of Sean Quinn, leaves a court hearing in March. In the background are pictured Sean Quinn Jr and Sean Quinn Sr.

The High Court has issued committal orders for former billionaire Sean Quinn's son Sean and his nephew Peter Quinn for contempt of court.

The two will be jailed for three months. They can apply to exit jail if they can show they have purged their contempt, Judge Elizabeth Dunne said in the High Court.

Judge Dunne left over punitive orders on Sean Quinn Sr in order to give him time to comply with court orders.

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