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[Last weekend’s Sunday Times]

They tried to warn us but would we listen?

Previously: Exile On Mane Street

Giving To The 1%


dm1 dm3/12/2007 Philanthropists of the YearThe Irish Mirror reports that horse mogul J.P. McManus is close to completing the revamp of his mansion which is next door to the Sandy Lane resort he owns with fellow tax compliant tycoons Dermot Desmond, John Magnier and others in Barbados.

He reportedly bought the former home of horse breeder Robert Sangster for €31m in 2006 and is spending €150m on the upgrade.


JP’s €150m paradise island getaway (Jeremy Armstrong, Irish Mirror)

JP McManus’ €150m Barbados mansion almost complete (Eugene Phelan, Limerick Leader)

Photos: (Top and centre) Jeremy Armstrong/Daily Mirror, (bottom) Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

H/t: Niall O’M

Why do these famous horse bajillionaires own care homes for the elderly?

Because they can charge £3,500 a week for every senior citizen in the care homes’ “care”.

Look, you don’t get to wear a top hat in the Royal enclosure at Ascot without diversifying.

Scandal Of Abuse At Irish Tycoons’ Care Homes (Independent UK)

(Desmond O’Neill)