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Staggering amount Wesley and Andy Quirke’s family firm is worth

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Slot machine heirs, Wesley and Andy Quirke, have hit the jackpot with accounts for their family gambling firm showing shareholders’ funds reached a whopping €25million.  

The Quirke brothers are listed as co-directors of the Dr Quirkey’s Good Time Emporium, which was originally founded in 1976 by their former garda father Richard Quirke.

The company has several super-sized slot machine businesses dotted around Dublin.

Andy Quirke (Pic: VIP Ireland)

The publicly available accounts for the year ended 2023, which have just been filed, show the Quirke family are sitting on a multi-million company fortune.

In the past twelve months alone, Dublin Pool and Juke Box Company – the Dr Quirkey parent company – showed a pre-tax group operating profit of €9,216,849. 

The accounts further show that the company paid company tax on profits of €133,942.

Rosanna Davidson and Wesley Quirke (Pic: Collins)

The after-tax profits for 2023 alone amounted to a multi-million amount of €8,654,935.

When added to accumulated funds from previous years, the 2023 earnings brings the Dr Quirkey’s dynasty fortune to a staggering €24,352,219.

Furthermore, the accounts show that staff cost – inclusive of directors’ salary – amounted to €5,22,344.

The six directors’ remuneration is listed as €902,367 –  which is a significant increase on the previous year when it was €489,725.

Damo (Andy Quirke) and Ryan Tubridy pictured at the launch of the new RTE Television schedules in 2013 (Picture: Colin Keegan)

The accounts do not detail how the directors pay is divided up in the family firm. 

Siblings Wesley and Andy are the most high-profile members of the Quirke clan.

Socialite Wes is married to former Miss World Rosanna Davison and is dad to the couple’s three small children.

Rosanna previously revealed her husband’s work with Dr Quirkey’s involves him flying around the world to keep himself up on trend with the global gambling corporate world.

Comedian and former star of the sitcom Damo and Ivor, Andy is also listed as a co-director with the company, but it is not clear what his role entails.

The Damo & Ivor creator has garnered attention with recent Facebook posts calling on the ‘ordinary folk’ of Ireland to ‘rise up’ against the ‘establishment.’

The official Damo & Ivor Facebook page posted a series of inflammatory far-right posts.

RTÉ has been taken over, anyone still paying a licence fee needs their head examined, why would you pay for propaganda!’ the page says.

It continues: ‘The corrupt government needs taken down’.

‘The government has been infiltrated by “world economic forum young global leaders” – a new form of war to take over countries by penetrating governments worldwide.

The anti-establishment Andy has also taken great umbrage at RTÉ who co-opted his short-lived series. 

He has also lashed out at An Garda Siochana in his frequent social media posts. His father Richard was once a member of the force.

Andy orchestrates his social media musings from the comfort of the well-heeled environs of a mews house on the grounds of the Quirke family’s southside gated estate. 

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