The ten richest northsiders
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
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
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
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
Howth resident Crawford is one of the drivers of the vast Spar and Mace empire in Ireland.
5. Jay Murray
Serial technology and telecoms investor Murray lives in Howth.
6. John Noonan
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
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
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
Doherty and McColgan created Riverdance, the highest-kicking bit of diddley-eye ever in the modern world. They live in Howth.
10. Keeling Family
The Swords-based Keeling family control fruit and veg distributor William P Keeling