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Barne Estate: Magnier gave €50,000 to ‘strapped for cash’ Thomson Moores
Caitríona Morrissey
The latest filings in the Barne Estate court case set out John Magnier’s reasons for giving two envelopes of cash and a €500,000 trust fund to the Thomson Moore family. Caitríona Morrissey reports.
24 January 2024 News
Regan buys 47ac farm in heart of Coolmore empire
Maurice Regan, founder of US construction firm JT Magen, has bought a residential farm a stone’s throw from John Magnier’s headquarters.
17 January 2024 News
Magniers seek damages for alleged breach of Barne exclusivity agreement
The latest development in the Barne Estate court case is expected to see the Coolmore legal team claim Barne breached an exclusivity agreement, reports Caitríona Morrissey.
Moving parts in the milk world
While the price of fertiliser is well down on this time last year, the cost of milk production is still high.
3 January 2024 Viewpoints
Land area for sale in NI down 1,350 acres
Records compiled by the Irish Farmers Journal show that 11,370 acres were advertised for sale during 2023.
27 December 2023 Northern Ireland
An annual report that became a national reference
Taking a step back in time, Andy Doyle outlines the history behind the annual Land Report and the significance it holds in measuring accurate agricultural land prices across the nation.
27 December 2023 Property
The A to Z of NI farming in 2023
Peter McCann reviews what the past 12 months has meant for farming in Northern Ireland.
27 December 2023 Northern Ireland
Revealed: Coolmore’s extensive land empire
An Irish Farmers Journal investigation has revealed almost 10,000ac of land in Tipperary is controlled by Coolmore, the Magnier family, and associates.
20 December 2023 News
Coolmore boss John Magnier pays almost €37,000/ac for farm beside Barne Estate
Bloodstock billionaire John Magnier has paid an extraordinary price for a farm bounding the controversial Barne Estate in Co Tipperary.
22 November 2023 News
Plan early to protect inheritance, says adviser
An estate planning seminar was organised by Hills Financial Planning in Templepatrick, Co Antrim.
8 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Magnier family goes to High Court over Barne Estate
The sale of the 751ac residential tillage farm in Co Tipperary appears to have hit the rocks at the 11th hour.
18 October 2023 News
Coolmore snaps up 751ac Tipperary tillage farm
Barne Estate had a guide price of €13.5m and the sale is believed to have well exceeded that figure.
12 September 2023 News