New twist in Quinn row

  LOCAL businessman, Sean Quinn, has made ‘shocking’ revelations in a lengthy statement to gardai outlining his knowledge of financial practices at Quinn Industrial Holdings (QIH). The statement came after he was questioned about allegations made against him by one of the current QIH directors, John McCartin, the ‘Sunday Times’ has reported. In a series […]

Parish priest claims ‘angry’ Sean Quinn confronted him

THE parish priest of Ballyconnell, Fr Oliver O’Reilly, who in a homily blamed the abduction and attack on Kevin Lunney on a ‘Mafia-style group’ with its own godfather, has responded to Sean Quinn’s first television interview since the attack. Friday night’s interview with Mr Quinn, on Channel 4 on Friday evening heard the former tycoon […]

Muck Truck legend can be the next big thing in stand-up

“IT’S not hard to find inspiration living down here, every corner you turn there’s someone or something that will make you laugh.”  Comedian Mark McCarney is fast becoming a social media sensation, and Fermanagh has been getting a touch in his latest round of Facebook videos.  Speaking to the Herald, the stand up comedian from […]

‘Why do my family take the flak for this?’ – Sean Quinn

SEAN Quinn has “totally and absolutely” condemned what he said was “a barbaric attack” on his former colleague Kevin Lunney, but has hit out at being asked to condemn it in the first place.  Mr Quinn has kept relatively tight-lipped about previous incidents against directors of Quinn Industrial Holdings, mostly limiting his media interviews to […]

Kevin Lunney


A DIRECTOR at one of businessman Sean Quinn’s former companies is seeking a restraining order after he was allegedly subjected to a “vicious attack”, the High Court heard today. Kevin Lunney’s lawyer claimed he was targeted earlier this month as part of a wider campaign involving arson attacks, firebombs and online harassment of other executives. […]

Things looking up for Sean Quinn’s latest enterprise

SEAN Quinn is well and truly back in business with the betting venture he set up six months ago, Quinnbet, now boasting over 10,000 customers and already turning a profit. The Teemore man who was declared bankrupt in 2011, said that the betting business is ‘one part of my family’s fightback’ and that he never […]