Friday 24 March 2017

Ending to Gorse Hill saga was long overdue

Had Mr O’Donnell been a small businessman living in a modest home, it is likely that there would have been more sympathy for him – which may be unfair
Had Mr O’Donnell been a small businessman living in a modest home, it is likely that there would have been more sympathy for him – which may be unfair
Editorial

Editorial

For an experienced lawyer, especially one such as Brian O'Donnell who amassed an international property portfolio estimated to be worth some €800m, to assert that the courts are some sort of lottery is a novel idea.

Mr O'Donnell said: "We've been in court 82 times and we've lost 82 times - statistically that's impossible."

Does he not think that sometimes you are wrong, and no matter how many times you bang your head off the courtroom door the judges will not change the verdict?

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