‘Pillar of the community’ jailed for deceiving hospice into selling Spanish house for €200,000 below market price

Denis Maguire, with an address in Glencullen, Dublin pictured at the Criminal Courts of Justice (CCJ) on Parkgate Street in Dublin for a court appearance. Pic: Paddy Cummins/IrishPhotoDesk.ie

Shane Phelan

A former finance chief at the country’s largest hospice has been jailed for 27 months for deceiving the institution into selling a foreign property left to it in a will for a fraction of what it was worth.