Tuesday 25 July 2017

The ten richest northsiders

Ulick McEvaddy. Photo: David Conachy
Ulick McEvaddy. Photo: David Conachy
Senator Fergal Quinn. Photo: Martin Nolan

The southside is like a magnet for the wealthy but some have stuck to their guns and either stayed on or set up homes on de Nortsoide.



1. Larry Mullen

€595m shared

Howth resident Larry Mullen plays drums for the biggest rock band in the world -- U2. They're thought to be worth €595m but that figure will rise massively in the coming year after a mega tour.

2. Feargal Quinn

€156m

The UCD senator sold Superquinn to a bevy of property developers and has invested widely. Along with the rest of the family, he lives in the Howth area.

3. Ray Nolan

€105m

Malahide's Ray Nolan is one of the few people to make real money out of the internet in Ireland. He sold his Web Reservations International for over €200m last year.

4. Leo Crawford

€80M

Howth resident Crawford is one of the drivers of the vast Spar and Mace empire in Ireland.

5. Jay Murray

€76m

Serial technology and telecoms investor Murray lives in Howth.

6. John Noonan

€75m

The Noonan family sold their contract cleaning and services firm for €90m before tax. Most of the family live around the Malahide area.

7. Ulick McEvaddy

€70m

One of the best known faces in the 'No to Lisbon' campaign last year, Malahide- based Ulick owns part of the €70m Omega Air empire as well as some property.

8. Brian Long

€65m

The Clontarf man is one of the savviest technology investors out there. Is that why he moved to Killiney over two years ago?

9 Moya Doherty and John McColgan

€63m

Doherty and McColgan created Riverdance, the highest-kicking bit of diddley-eye ever in the modern world. They live in Howth.

10. Keeling Family

€59m

The Swords-based Keeling family control fruit and veg distributor William P Keeling







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