Hugh Mackeown

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Election posters outside Government Buildings in Dublin as the 2016 general election campaign gets underway. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

It’s the economy, stupid. The de facto slogan for Bill Clinton’s 1992 US presidential campaign is just as relevant for the general election campaign t(...)

Musgrave, the SuperValu operator with sales of more than €4.5bn and owned by a prominent Cork business family, lobbied the Government for tax breaks for family businesses. Photograph: The Irish Times

John Moran, the former secretary general in the Department of Finance, lobbied the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan in recent months seeking State(...)

 Former Musgraves chief executive and chairman  Hugh Mackeown:  said to be  the driving force behind the development of the SuperValu and Centra franchises

The Government plans to repay builders’ development levies as part of a package to boost housing in Dublin and Cork, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said last ni(...)

Clockwise from top left: Musgrave co-founder Thomas Musgrave; Centra; the Metropole Hotel and sweet factory, Cork; current CEO Chris Martin; SuperValu; co-founder Stuart Musgrave; chairman Seamus Scally; family member and former chairman Hugh MacKeown. Illustration: Irish Times Premedia
Who are the Musgraves?
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  • August 17, 2013, 01:00

The Musgrave Group’s decision last week to ditch the Superquinn brand that it acquired in 2011 put the spotlight on the Cork-based wholesaler. From(...)