News from Mucklon
Convicted drug-trafficker John Gilligan and his wife Geraldine had lofty ambitions and lavish plans for their dream home and equestrian centre when they first arrived in the isolated rural townland of Mucklon, near Johnstownbridge in Kildare, in 1987.
Gilligan's lofty plans came crashing down
His Olympic-sized Jessbrook Equestrian Centre, in Mucklon near Enfield has lain empty since July 1996. It finally went on the property market in September for 500,000 euro (£417,420) - a fraction of previous valuations of around five million euro (£4 ...
Sale agreed for Jessbrook estate
Jessbrook, at Mucklon, Co Kildare, was handed over to Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin and passed on to the OPW to finalise the appointment of an auctioneer and a date for sale. The property will be offered in three lots. The first comprises ...
Jessbrook: Inside what was once John Gilligan's €5m equestrian centre
The Olympic-sized Jessbrook Equestrian Centre, in Mucklon near Enfield has lain empty since July 1996. It has finally gone on the property market for 500,000 euro - a fraction of previous valuations of around five million euro when assets inspectors ...
Equestrian centre put up for sale
... which were formerly owned by convicted drug dealer John Gilligan, have been put up for sale. The property was seized 17 years ago by the Criminal Assets Bureau. The complex and property in Mucklon, Co Kildare, is expected to be sold for over €500 ...
Gilligan's Jessbrook equestrian property up for sale
It comes as the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) was given the green light to sell the massive property last November after a 16-year-court battle. Jessbrook, which is located between Timahoe and the outskirts of Johnstownbridge, near the Kildare-Meath ...
Crimelord John Gilligan's equestrian centre to go under the hammer
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