Family's €98m deal of Century

How the McCaughey family netted a massive fortune from the sale of Century Homes to building materials group Kingspan.

19th March, 2005

Gerry McCaughey's fiancée, Sophie, could not understand why her husband-to-be kept disappearing to answer his mobile phone and to check his e-mail on his laptop.

It was aweek before Christmas and the couple were in a hotel in New York preparing for their wedding, which was taking place two days later. They were making their vows in the same church where McCaughey's parents had tied the knot a generation before. Yet McCaughey had...

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