Barne Estate manager to move to strike John Magnier litigation

Richard Thomson-Moore expected to bring a motion to strike out Coolmine Stud magnate’s case for no cause of action next month

Maurice Regan outbid John Magnier, in his bid to buy Barne Estate which sits on 751 acres of farmland near Clonmel in Co Tipperary

The manager of an estate at the centre of a legal dispute with John Magnier will be bringing a motion to have the case struck out next month, the High Court has heard.

Richard Thomson-Moore, whose family have owned Barne Estate since 1654, said through his counsel that this motion would be filed in December along with his defence.

Magnier, the Coolmore horse breeding magnate, launched legal proceedings last month in an effort to enforce ...