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Magan battles on over €19m sale of Castletown Cox estate

The retired banker and former chairman of the British Conservative Party was allegely spared from bankruptcy in the High Court in London last October by a last-minute intervention from billionaire tax exile, Brexiteer and fellow Tory peer Lord Michael Ashcroft

15th July, 2018
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Castletown Cox in Kilkenny was built around 1776 for the Protestant Archbishop of Cashel

Lord George Magan’s financial woes go deep, according to filings in his legal battle over the €19 million sale of Castletown Cox, one of Ireland’s few surviving great country houses.

The retired banker and former chairman of the British Conservative Party was allegely spared from bankruptcy in the High Court in London last October by a last-minute intervention from billionaire tax exile, Brexiteer and fellow Tory peer Lord Michael Ashcroft.

Ashcroft,...

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