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POOR FORM AT SARACENS

Nigel Wray

WITH MUNSTER heading to England to play Saracens in the European Rugby Cup semi-finals this weekend, it is interesting to see the kind of financial firepower the English club possesses compared with the (financial) Irish minnows. 

Read more about Saracens financial muscle in the new issue out now

PEEL AVIATION’S CRASH LANDING

INTERESTING TO spot a High Court winding up petition last week in relation to a company called Peel Aviation Ltd. It has taken the petitioners almost two years to get to this point and it is difficult to know if there can be any assets available.

Read more in the latest issue of The Phoenix

PHILIP DORAN’S LOAN

Peter Charleton

Pic: Judge Peter Charleton

THE SUPREME Court has sent a near ten year legal dust-up back to the High Court. The dispute between plaintiff, Damien Stapleton, and defendant, Phillip Doran, revolves around €300,000 loaned to Doran by Stapleton back in 2008.

Read all about it in the latest issue out now.

CIARAN DESMOND’S MANY TALENTS

Ciaran Desmond

THE LEGAL eagle at the centre of a high profile court case – featuring allegations that Nolan Transport was defrauded of €7m – has had trouble before.

Read all about it in the latest issue out now. 

ROGER O’SULLIVAN’S DAMAGED FLEET

Roger O’Sullivan

SPARE A thought for Roger O’Sullivan and his scuppered hospitality, catering and tourism vehicle, Ignition, which is being wound up. The group was based in the Galway seaside village of Salthill. 

Read more about O’Sullivan’s business ventures, including the “chic and sultry” Salt Restaurant and Bar here

JAY’S FIRE REGULATIONS

Jay Bourke

Goldhawk’s old friend Jay Bourke has been in the news again. His new bar, Penny Lane, didn’t open as planned last week after failing to comply with fire regulations. Read about it here

You can also read about the hapless Jay’s ‘Taxing Year’ here for free.