An Irish millionaire businessman, Eugene Hanratty Senior, has been jailed for an unprovoked attack in which he knocked his victim unconscious and slammed a car door on his hands .
Mr. Hanratty Snr. Sixty three, attacked environmentalist, Martin Mc-Allister at a remote farm near Castleblayney in County Monaghan in 2012.
The Vitim’s injuries included impaired eyesight and a haematoma on his brain.
Mr. Hanratty will spend four years in prison, with the final twelve months suspended.
Sentencing Hanratty from Crossmaglen in County Armagh, a Judge in Dublin described the assault as unprovoked and unpremeditated.