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The Annual Irish 'Rich List' Has Been Revealed And Number 1 Has A Fortune Of €16bn

By Darragh Berry

January 27, 2019 at 11:23am


The Sunday Independent has released its annual Irish 'Rich List' documenting the country's 250 richest people.

The collection shows people who have made their money in Finance, Retail, Music and Sport to name a few.

The Mistry Family remain top of the tree. Their main man is Pallonji Mistry, an Indian-born Irishman.

A majority of their wealth comes from their massive stake in Tata Sons who are kingpins in different industries like airline, automotive, chemicals and real estate.

  1. The Mistry Family €16.1bn
  2. Galen and Hilary Weston €7.1bn
  3. John Grayken €5.75bn
  4. Denis O'Brien €4.7bn
  5. John Dorrance €2.44bn
  6. John Magnier €2.42bn
  7. JP McManus €2.17bn
  8. Dermot Desmond €2.1bn
  9. The Lyons Family €2bn
  10. Patrick and John Collison €1.75bn

Here's some of the other noteworthy inclusions on the list:

19. Michael O'Leary €925m

20. U2 €920m

46. Michael Flatley €380m

90. Rory McIlroy €180m

109. Conor McGregor €150m

116. Enya €135

164. Dolores McNamara €100m

197. Niall Horan €83m

217. Van Morrison €72m

241. Pierce Brosnan €55m

250. Robbie Keane €43m

You can find the full list here.


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