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Farmer Reid awaits decision on epic legal battle with IDA

1st November, 2015
Thomas Reid pictured in front of Hedsor House in Co KildarePicture: Feargal Ward

Farmer Thomas Reid will find out this coming Thursday in the Supreme Court whether he will be forced by the IDA to leave his 250-year-old home in Co Kildare, where his family has lived for three generations.

Reid, 54, whose historic residence Hedsor House sits on 72 acres of land beside multibillion-dollar chipmaker Intel, has fought a five-year legal battle to stop the IDA purchasing his house by compulsory order.

The state development agency last used such...

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