Kilkenny saga shows what happens when trust fails

The ongoing legal dispute involving the retail group shows that, no matter how secure a family business seems to be, issues can always arise

22nd July, 2018

The ongoing dispute within the Kilkenny Group has attracted a lot of coverage in recent months. It appears that the parties now intend to allow the courts to resolve the dispute, recent talks apparently having broken down.

The dispute arises from the dismissal of the chief executive’s son, who occupied the role of marketing director for the group for 13 years.

It brings to mind the turmoil that engulfed the Dunne retail dynasty in...

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