Sean Quinn expresses frustration at being asked questions on violent Lunney attack

Businessman Sean Quinn has expressed his frustration at being asked to comment on a brutal assault on a director of Quinn Industrial Holdings.

A cross border investigation has been launched following the abduction and serious assault of Kevin Lunney on Tuesday evening.

The 50-year-old was found on the side of the road in Cavan on Tuesday night, with serious facial injuries and a broken leg.

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His injuries are said to be life changing, but not life threatening.

Seán Quinn fears his family will be blamed for the attack, something he says is unjustified: and has described the incident as “barbaric”:

Former Leitrim County Councillor John McCartin is the chairman of QBRC, the parent company of Quinn Industrial Holdings.

He says Mr Lunney has been targeted for some time and was assaulted before, but this attack was on a different scale: