Wednesday November 25, 2020

Faced with a mountain to climb, the Quinn siblings never left base camp

Sean Quinn’s children’s 11th-hour attempt to amend pleadings against IBRC didn’t help their court case

7th April, 2019
From left: Aoife, Brenda, Ciara, Collette and Seán Quinn jr arrive at the High Court in Dublinm Picture: RollingNews

The family of one-time billionaire Sean Quinn was always facing an uphill battle against the former Anglo Irish Bank. But two weeks into a looming six-month legal marathon, it was looking more like base camp on Everest.

It wasn’t just that the Quinn children’s 11th-hour attempt to amend the pleadings against Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC), formerly Anglo, failed. Although that didn’t help.

Throw into the mix IBRC entering...

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