He shoots – he scores – broadcaster and football expert Eamon Dunphy expects his media company to make a pre-tax profit of 400,000 euros.
He follows the 76-year move to start his media company Festuca Ltd. liquidate voluntarily.
Documents filed with the Companies Office show that the firm had assets of €402,665 and no liabilities at the time of liquidation.
Former Ireland international footballer Dunphy has been a mainstay in providing football analysis on television and radio since the early 1980’s and now also has a very successful podcast business. the booth on which he interviews well-known personalities on sporting, social and political issues of the day.
The newspaper columnist’s move to wind up his company follows a similar move by the Dubliner’s longtime friend and Irish football legend John Giles to wind up his own media company Quoteford in 2019.
Giles is a regular contributor to The Stand and at the time of Quoteford’s voluntary liquidation the firm had total assets of €718,333 and liabilities of €8,749.
Dunphy founded Festuca in 2013 after liquidating his previous company, Mac Consultants Ltd, and reorganizing its corporate affairs.
Festuca’s most recent accounts show that it had accumulated profits of €349,213 and cash of €362,666 at the end of August 2020.
Dunphy has been a writer and broadcaster for over 40 years and has written five bestsellers, including an early memoir Just a game?U2 biography Unforgettable fireSir Matt Busby’s Biography, A strange kind of fameRoy Keane’s autobiography keaneand lastly his own memoirs, The Rocky Road.
https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/400000-windfall-for-eamon-dunphy-as-he-winds-up-his-media-firm-41618598.html 400,000 euros stroke of luck for Eamon Dunphy, who is dissolving his media company