Tuesday January 28, 2020

Reinventing Limerick Denis Brosnan’s big dream

The man who co-founded the Kerry Group is driving a €500 million investment to make the City of the Broken Treaty great again

25th September, 2016
Denis Brosnan: About 8,000 jobs have been created in Limerick in the last three years Picture: Fergal Phillips

It seems a little rude to question a venerable veteran of Irish business about his motives. But it has to be done, so when I meet Denis Brosnan to talk about his involvement with plans to revitalise Limerick, I come straight out with it: what’s in it for you?

“Nothing, other than a lot of work! What’s in it for me? Absolutely nothing, just a headache,” he replies.


Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Martin warns Taoiseach that his earlier remarks could ‘undermine’ case for action

Aiden Corkery | 2 months ago

Robbie Fox, the man behind Renards and the Pink Elephant, reflects on the recent closure of his D4 eatery Belluccis and the future of hospitality in a changing city

Róisín Burke | 2 months ago

The party is down to 24 per cent, completely wiping out the gains it had made in the previous Sunday Business Post/Red C poll last month

Michael Brennan | 3 months ago