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The Haughey Family

Mary Haughey and her daughter and sons own health and veterinary products firm Norbrook Laboratories, which was founded in 1969 by her Louth-born late husband Edward, who held the title of Lord Ballyedmond, and who died in a helicopter crash in 2014. £104m (€117m) of assets including properties and farmland were transferred to Mary and her family in 2015. It was reported that her husband left an estate worth £472m (€530m) in total.

The privately-owned firm, which is now run by former Sisk chief Liam Nagle and employs over 2,000 staff around the world, filed its latest accounts showing sales of £272m (€306m) in 2017. It booked a profit of £39.4m, and there was £128m in shareholders' funds.

Other assets include a property in London's Belgrave Square worth tens of millions alone, as well as others homes, castles and estates in Dublin, Norfolk, Northern Ireland, Carlisle, Co Louth and Uganda.

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