Sleepwalker sues Kerry company for defamation

A Louth businessman who was demoted from the position of company director after he sleepwalked naked to a room of a secretary during a business trip in 2007, is suing his former employee for defamation.

Donal Kinsella (67) told the High Court he believes the incident was used to reduce his status in the company in order to give control to the company's chairman and his son.

The Kerry company, Kenmare Resources, issued a press release after the incident which caused widespread media coverage.

An independent inquiry, later absolved Mr Kinsella from any wrongdoing.

However he told the court that he was subjected to cat calling and jokes in all social situations.

The case continues at the High Court.

COMMENTS

Log in with your social accounts:

Or, log in with your IrishCentral account:

Forgot your password ?

Don't have an account yet? Register now !

Join IrishCentral with your social accounts:


Already have an account ?

For Newsletter Subscribers – Draw for 1 Prize on December 31st.

Prize: Your Piece of Ireland – a Square of Land in the heart of the Glens of Antrim, Ireland

More details here (or you can buy a little piece of Ireland directly): http://bit.ly/1zew9ox

Terms & Conditions

Or, sign up for an IrishCentral account below:

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.


Make sure we gathered the correct information from you

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.


You already have an account on IrishCentral! Please confirm you're the owner.


Our new policy requires our users to save a first and last name. Please update your account: