Wednesday January 29, 2020

Smurfit hails ‘great victory’ as K Club case thrown out of court

Former employee found to have ‘lied continually’ in action over alleged threat by the millionaire businessman, writes Tom Lyons

16th December, 2018
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Dr Michael Smurfit, inset, The K Club, which Smurfit bought with Gerry Gannon Picture: Feargal Ward

Dr Michael Smurfit has said that a former manager at the K Club told “innumerable lies” and a “load of BS” about him and others in a failed action in the High Court.

Mr Justice Anthony Barr also concluded that Peter Curran of Cahersiveen, Co Kerry had “lied continually” in an action that was dismissed last Friday against Smurfit, the owner of the K Club as well as Gerry Byrne, a...

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