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Sean Quinn

Sean Quinn is the chairperson of Quinn Group. In 2008 he was the richest person in Ireland with an estimated worth of €4.7 billion.

# sean-quinn - Monday 14 April, 2014

No verdict yet in Anglo trial as jury goes home for the day

It was the first full day of deliberations in the trial of three former senior executives of Anglo Irish Bank.

# sean-quinn - Friday 14 March, 2014

4x4 set on fire at Quinn plant in Cavan

CEO Paul O’Brien said it was ‘reckless in the extreme’ stating that employees were in the area that the car was driven in to.

# sean-quinn - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Regulator ‘didn’t think it was appropriate’ to ask Sean Quinn about Anglo stake

Former CEO of the Financial Regulator Pat Neary met Sean Quinn but ‘didn’t ask him straight-up’ about concerns.

# sean-quinn - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Regrets, friends and the Dubai connection: 6 things we heard at the Anglo trial

A look back at seven days of evidence at the Criminal Courts of Justice.

# sean-quinn - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

“Regulator squared” – Internal Anglo email details Maple 10 plan

The chief executive of Anglo UK Declan Quilligan said that six months after the ‘Maple 10′ deal it was “held up as an example of bad governance”. “I never felt that,” he said in court today.

# sean-quinn - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

‘Good relationships’ and a restaurant in Portugal: Anglo Trial hears from two of the Maple 10

The first two of ten men who received hundreds of millions in loans from Anglo Irish Bank in order to buy shares in the lender took the stand today.

# sean-quinn - Monday 10 February, 2014

‘How times have changed’ – Seán Quinn takes the stand

Seán Quinn took the stand in the Anglo trial today and was combative, but cagey.

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about hacking at the Garda Ombudsman’s office, a missing tourist in Cork and stormy weather in the UK.

‘I was involved in spending money stupidly’ – Quinn

The businessman told the trial of three former Anglo executives that he “doesn’t know what he knew”.

Quinn: ‘I thought Anglo was a marvellous institution’

Former head of the Quinn empire, Seán Quinn was today giving evidence in the trial of three former Anglo executives.

# sean-quinn - Friday 7 February, 2014

Sean Quinn told the Financial Regulator: “Sean Quinn needs to be reined in”

At a small meeting in February 2008, Sean Quinn told the Financial Regulator that he had been greedy, the court at the Anglo trial heard.

Sean Quinn paid a high price for investing in that bank, Anglo trial is told

The Anglo trial heard Sean Quinn lost at least €2.4 billion in his investment in Anglo Irish Bank.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here’s everything you need to know as you launch yourself into Friday…

# sean-quinn - Thursday 6 February, 2014

What happened on the furious phone call between Sean Quinn and Anglo bosses

The phone call in July 2008 ended either when David Drumm of Anglo walked out or when Sean Quinn hung up, the court at the Anglo trial heard.

# sean-quinn - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Sean Quinn condemns bus set on fire outside his former company

Sean Quinn said the people who set a bus on fire outside a Quinn Group premises this morning are not acting in his name.

# sean-quinn - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Quinn family ‘has 5% of Anglo Tapes, but didn’t leak them’

In an interview on The Pat Kenny Show, Sean Quinn denied claims his family leaked tapes to INM newspapers and Sinn Féin.

# sean-quinn - Monday 12 August, 2013

From Business ETC Seán Quinn tells supporters he will be vindicated In Pictures This post contains images

Seán Quinn tells supporters he will be vindicated

Ireland’s one-time richest man believes the current government is anti-Seán Quinn because it has been “sold a pup”.

# sean-quinn - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

From Business ETC Court refuses to lift freezing orders on Quinn family bank accounts Quinn

Court refuses to lift freezing orders on Quinn family bank accounts

The orders were put in place in 2011 as the bank alleged the family were trying to put assets out of its reach.

# sean-quinn - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Seán Quinn: ‘I’ve apologised to my children for my fundamental mistake’

The bankrupt former billionaire tells the Impartial Reporter his time in jail has made him determined to clear his name.

# sean-quinn - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Explainer: What happened last night? Why was IBRC liquidated? What happens now?

Why on earth were the Dáil and Seanad sitting until the small hours of this morning? This might help…

# sean-quinn - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Quinn family to appear in court for questioning over assets

The court ruled last month that IBRC could cross examine Seán Quinn’s children to “fill the vacuum”.

# sean-quinn - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Back to work: Here are the stories you missed over Christmas and New Year

Many of us are returning to work for the first time tomorrow following the festive period. Here is a round-up of the news stories you may have missed. You are welcome.

From The Daily Edge This is the week’s news… skewed Not The News

This is the week’s news… skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Employed people get the Pat Kenny jitters; newspapers to save the interweb; Irish people want to be Swiss.

# sean-quinn - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Seán Quinn: 100 per cent of prison inmates felt I shouldn’t be there

The bankrupt businessman has given an interview to the BBC just hours after his release from Mountjoy Prison where he spent the last nine weeks.

Seán Quinn released from Mountjoy after nine-week sentence for contempt

The bankrupt Cavan businessman, formerly Ireland’s richest man, has completed a nine-week sentence.

# sean-quinn - Monday 31 December, 2012

TIME cover boy and Savita: How the world saw Ireland in 2012

Compared to last year this was not Ireland’s best year in the eyes of the international media which focussed on the very different circumstances of two stars of the Celtic Tiger and Ireland’s strict abortion laws…

# sean-quinn - Sunday 30 December, 2012

‘A logistical, logarithmic progression’ : The year in 46 quotes Review 2012 This post contains images

‘A logistical, logarithmic progression’ : The year in 46 quotes

“It’s clear that people are pissed off with us as a government” and 45 other quotes that tell the story of 2012.

# sean-quinn - Friday 28 December, 2012

Seán Quinn back in prison after three days’ leave

The former billionaire was released on Monday on compassionate grounds, to spend time with his family over Christmas.

# sean-quinn - Monday 24 December, 2012

Seán Quinn released from prison for three days

The businessman is serving a nine-week sentence and was released to spend time with family over Christmas.

# sean-quinn - Friday 21 December, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Seán Quinn to be released from jail for 3 days over Christmas

The decision was taken following talks between the Attorney General, the Prison Service and the Minister for Justice, Alan Shatter.

# sean-quinn - Friday 14 December, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Fermanagh GAA County Convention pledges support for Sean Quinn

The convention passed a resolution in support to the jailed Sean Quinn and his family on Monday, and expressed its best wishes to them.

# sean-quinn - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

The Evening Fix…now with added raccoon called Rocky

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Commercial Court to allow cross examination of Quinn family

The order allows IBRC to question them about their about bank accounts as well as the alleged transfer of assets to offshore companies.

# sean-quinn - Friday 7 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge Kevin Spacey is definitely not playing Seán Quinn in new movie Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey is definitely not playing Seán Quinn in new movie

No more Oirish accents from Spacey, for the time being anyway.

# sean-quinn - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

The Evening Fix… with added Hobbit Airways

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From The Daily Edge Can Kevin Spacey play Seán Quinn? We examine the evidence Sean Quinn This post contains images

Can Kevin Spacey play Seán Quinn? We examine the evidence

Spacey was tipped to play the former Quinn boss in a new film (he’s not tipped to play him anymore).

# sean-quinn - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Everything you need to know about the Quinn saga, but were afraid to ask

The case of Seán Quinn and his family’s legal battle with the most infamous bank in the history of the State has dominated headlines for months but what’s it all about? TheJournal.ie has a look…

# sean-quinn - Friday 9 November, 2012

Quinn Group premises damaged in arson attack

The property was left with substantial damages and police believe the fire was started deliberately.

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