The farmer, the construction millionaire and a remarkable Golden Vale land dispute

Pat Heffernan has spent time in jail after 203-acre farm was sold by receivers to businessman Maurice Regan

The farmer, the low profile millionaire and the land dispute in heart of Tipperary

Shane Phelan

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A farmer is locked in a battle of wills with a millionaire stud farm owner in which he is refusing to give up lands he farmed for decades after they were sold to the businessman by receivers.

The matter, which has been before the civil and criminal courts for the past 15 months, involves 60-year-old farmer Pat Heffernan and Maurice Regan (58), the low-profile founder of North American construction company JT Magen.

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