Copper Face Jacks' owners made profits of €13,500 per day last year

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The latest accounts from the owners of Dublin's Copper Face Jacks show that their cash pile passed €50m last year as business remained strong on Harcourt St.

Cathal and Paula Jackson's Breanagh Catering Ltd registered pre-tax profits of almost €5m - or close to €95,000 per week and more than €13,500 per day.

At €4.94m - the firm's profit was down 11% on the €5.55m made last year.

The evergreen venue managed to pull crowds through Ireland's recession when many other night clubs suffered.

During the 12 months to the end of January, the company's cash pile increased by €4.48m from €46.42m to €50.9m - while the firm's accumulated profits rose to €63.3m.

The pay received by the Jacksons is not disclosed, during the previous year they were paid €10,000 per week.

193 people are employed by the firm - staff costs for the year were €3.75m.