Sunday 18 March 2018

Former stockbroker-turned-ferryman Rothwell (60) has seen the share price at Irish Continental group surge 36pc over the last 12 months, valuing his 14.

9pc stake at €140m. He offloaded about €11m in shares and options over the last two years. The Dubliner earned €4.2m between pay and dividends last year and another €25m over the last decade - including a €18m cheque from a tender offer. He has some property investments, including part of a building in Tallaght.

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