Bernard White, of Gorey, Co Wexford, is seeking damages in excess of €1.5 million from loss of earnings, as well as damages for negligence, deceit and misrepresentation, from Michele Kearney, a member of the family that owns the Sepam Group, an engineering and construction business based in Clonmel, Co Tipperary

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