Sunday September 27, 2020

The once-mighty Quinn sees hopes fade away

With Sean Quinn now likely to be declared bankrupt in the Dublin High Court, the real battle will be between the former Anglo Irish Bank and Quinn's children, writes Richard Curran.

15th January, 2012
Sean Quinn pictured outside Belfast High Court after the annulment of his Northern bankruptcy. Photo: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker

The annulment of Sean Quinn's Belfast bankruptcy last week gives clarity on two elements of the titanic corporate battle between the Quinn family and the former Anglo Irish Bank, now known as the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC).

First, there will be no business comeback for Quinn. The 65-year-old businessman is now likely to be declared bankrupt in the Dublin High Court, possibly as early as this week, and he will remain shackled by the...

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