John Magnier offered €50,000 in brown envelopes to Barne Estate owners to ‘make their lives easier’

Magnier’s lawyers allege that Maurice Regan made ‘threatening’ phone calls to Barne Estate’s property agent in a bid to block the Coomore stud owner’s deal

John Magnier is suing Richard Thomson-Moore, whose family has owned Barne Estate since 1654, in an effort to enforce a €15 million deal for the property he alleges was agreed after the pair and an estate agent shook hands. Picture: Getty