Tycoons: Mercury rising

Following the announcement that the late Frank O’Kane’s engineering firm, Mercury, had secured a €40 million contract with Intel, The Sunday Business Post profiled the media-shy mogul

1st October, 2017
Frank O’Kane

Curiosity almost got the better of some senior executives at Frank O’Kane’s engineering services and property investment company, Mercury Engineering, last month, when they discovered that The Sunday Business Post was preparing to profile their boss.

Such is his media-shy nature that the multimillionaire O’Kane dispatched one of his chief lieutenants, Mercury financial controller Gerry Morrissey, to speak to us. Who told you that he was good friends with Smurfit director...

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