Saturday 21 April 2018

the properties

In the Dail Register of Members' Interests, Junior Minister John Perry has declared he is the full or part owner of the following:

Q A Costcutter supermarket on Main Street, Ballymote, Co Sligo (1).

Q Thirty-four acres of woodland at Drumraine and Clooncose, Co Sligo.

Q A further six acres of woodland at Tunnagh, Co Sligo, from a 12-acre plot he co-owns with his brother and is in the process of selling.

Q A building used as a funeral home in Ballymote.

Q An apartment in the Cornmill development, also in the village.

Q A derelict house on 10 acres.

Q His constituency office on Teeling Street which he has owned for more than 20 years and had an AIB mortgage registered on it in 2012.

Q His constituency office on Market Street in Sligo Town (2).

Q A leasehold for the Coach House Hotel which ended on August 30 2012. A Co Galway widow sued Mr Perry over his alleged failure to pay a €1.3m debt relating to the lease. The case was settled last August.

Q A property known as The Elms in Ballymote and two-and-a-half acres of land near his family home which was purchased in 2010 for €410,000 (3).

Q Mr Perry and his wife Marie also own an apartment in Islandbridge in Dublin and the family home in Ballymote which he is not required to register under Dail rules.

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