27 Sept 2022

Tipperary's Collison brothers from Nenagh top Munster's rich list

Nenagh's Collison brothers are Munster's richest business people

Brothers Patrick and John Collison

Top tech brothers Patrick and John Collison have been named as Munster's highest business earned in this year's Sunday Times Rich List.

The brothers, who grew up in Dromineer, are worth €2.4bn through their online payment company Stripe.

Patrick and John attended Gaelscoil Urmhumhan in Nenagh before completing their secondary education in Castletroy College in Limerick.

Their parents, Denis and Lily, ran the former Sail Inn hotel and restaurant in Dromineer on Lough Derg for a number of years.

The brothers run Stripe, a worldwide business that employs around 900 people. It is headquartered in San Francisco, where it was established in 2010.

The company recently announced it was taking on extra staff at its Dublin offices through a new engineering hub.

Also on the list from Munster are horse owner and investor JP McManus, who comes in behind the Collisons with €1.156bn, an increase of €77m.

The brothers even beat top racehorse owner and breeder John Magnier, who comes in with €1.099bn, a rise of €10m over the past year.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.

Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.