JP McManus continues to give.

BILLIONAIRE philanthropist JP McManus donated €1.7m through his charitable foundation in 2016.

According to company accounts recently filed, the JP McManus Charitable Foundation spent €1,715,596 on charitable disbursements.

This is €455,326 – or 36% – more than the previous year, when the foundation spent €1,260,270 on good causes.

jp-mcmanus-at-adare-manorBy November 2016, the businessman had given more than €225m to charities over the past two decades.

The charity’s fund, which is run by Mr McManus’ wife, Noreen McManus, and his daughter, Sue-Ann Foley, was worth €47.8m in 2016, the Irish Times reports.

The McManus family also owns Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort, which is due to open its doors this October, following extensive refurbishment and redevelopment works.


Courtesy Limerick Leader.


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