Dublin’s famous Dr Quirkey’s Good Time Emporium Arcade has again fallen foul of the Revenue Commissioners, appearing on the latest Revenue Tax Defaulters list.
Dublin Pool & Juke Box Ltd with an address at 55/56 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 1 has been hit with a bill of €42,273.88 for the under-declaration of PAYE/PRSI, according to the latest Revenue list of tax defaulters, which covers the final three months of 2016. The tax defaulted on, (Excel Sheet – Quarter 4 – 2016 – Part 2) is shown as €20,123.25 – Interest €10,089.01 – Penalties €12,061.62 = Total €42,273.88.)
The company is owned by well known businessman Mr Richard Quirke, a former member of An Garda Síochána, who was listed by the Sunday Independent as having a net worth of some €45 million.
It was Mr Quirke who spearheaded proposed plans to build the much debated Super Casino and Horse Racing track at Two-Mile-Borris, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, together with a new proposed Shopping Centre Complex also in the town of Thurles, Co Tipperary; both of which failed in their respective planning applications.
Back in June 2013, Mr Richard Quirke a joint director, together with his wife Anne, had previously failed to disclose €803,485.70 in an under-declaration of Value Added Tax (VAT). (Tax then was €513,088.80 – Interest €136,470.26 – Penalties €153,926.64 = Total €803,485.70.)