Goodman wins battle over €4m dividends from Blackrock Clinic

Larry Goodman

Beef baron Larry Goodman has scored a €4 million victory in the latest bout of a long and acrimonious legal scrap with his rival Blackrock Clinic shareholder, the retired surgeon Joseph Sheehan.

The High Court has ruled that Breccia, a firm controlled by the billionaire, is rightfully due dividends from hospital founder Sheehan’s 28 per cent stake in the exclusive south Dublin hospital.

Breccia bought out Sheehan’s boomtime debts of more than €16 ...