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Strike-out for delay due to plaintiffs' strategic targeting of insurance policies

June 2018
Cathie Shannon and Cian O'Gorman

The decision in Honahan & anor v McInerney Construction Limited & ors [2018] IEHC 311 concerned the engagement by the plaintiffs of a number of parties for the purchase of a site and construction of a dwelling in February 1996. It is the latest in a string of recent applications to strike-out High Court actions where the plaintiffs have been less than assiduous in progressing their litigation.

In this article, Cathie Shannon and Cian O’Gorman discuss this recent judgment and also provide an insight as to how this decision came about.

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