Mayo building family matriarch leaves €27m

Beatrice Durkan, the wife of developer Bill Durkan, has left €26.9 million in her will, probate records show

22nd July, 2018
Beatrice Durkan

Beatrice Durkan, the wife of developer Bill Durkan, has left €26.9 million in her will, probate records show.

Hailing from Mayo originally, the Hertfordshire-based Durkan family built up a large building empire in Britain, growing it to a value of over €140 million.

They also built hundreds of houses in Ireland over a decade ago in areas such as Citywest, Kiltipper, Clondalkin, Rathcoole and Greystones.

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