Monday 23 October 2017

The way they were: Developers and their wives

Ronald Quinlan

Ronald Quinlan

IN the days when property was king, they were Ireland's real estate royals.

And when it all came crashing down, one by one they took flight for foreign shores in a modern-day equivalent of the Flight of Earls.

Former tax inspector turned financier Derek Quinlan was among the first, setting up home in Switzerland in 2009 for "tax and personal reasons", before relocating to London.

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