The Sunday Independent has published its 2019 list of the wealthiest Irish people. Here are some of those in the top 200 with agri-food connections, along with their rank and financial net worth as reported by the newspaper.

5. John Dorrance (€2.44bn)

A heir to the Campbell Soup empire in the US, Dorrance is reported to have moved to Ireland and obtained Irish citizenship after investing in forestry here in the 1990s.

6. John Magnier (€2.42bn)

The owner of the 7,000ac Coolmore Stud has various other horse racing, business and property interests around the world, including the recent acquisition of another 110ac in Co Tipperary.

7. JP McManus (€2.17bn)

The various business interests of horse-racing billionaire McManus include the reported 600ac stud where he lives in Co Limerick.

9. The Lyons family (€2bn)

The heirs to Alltech founder Pearse Lyons, who died last year, have dropped four places on the rich list this year.

13. The Comer brothers (€1.35bn)

Property developers Brian and Luke Comer's fortune is reported to include hundreds of acres of land and stud farms in several counties.

16. Paul Coulson (€1.015bn)

Coulson is the founder of US-listed packaging manufacturer Ardagh, which provides food and drink containers for the likes of Coca-Cola.

18. Ned Guinness (€928m)

The Guinness family stake in Diageo is valued at €315m, and Ned's brother's Rory runs a farm in Co Meath among the family's international assets.

19. Michael O'Leary (€925m)

The fortune of Ryanair boss O'Leary is mostly tied to the airline, but also includes two farms and Gigginstown Stud in Co Westmeath, as well as another stud in England.

21. Larry Goodman (€850m)

The beef baron has seen his fortune increase by €30m and gained one place in rankings since last year, according to the Sunday Independent.

23. The Cleary family (€780m)

The family of Co Meath farmer Eamon Cleary inherited his estate after he died in 2012, following a successful career in New Zealand dairying and property dealings including the acquisition of a stud farm in Kentucky.

26. Bert Allen and family (€605m)

The Allen family's fortune includes the €250m raised from the sale of their 50% stake in Slaney Foods to ABP in 2016.

31. The Haughey family (€498m)

The family of Edward Haughey, founder of pharmaceuticals and veterinary firm Norbrook Laboratories, own a range of assets including farmland.

38. Frank Dunne (€420m)

Dunne is estimated to own a third of Dunnes Stores and his other assets includes two horse studs spanning hundreds of acres in Co Kildare.

59. The Queally family (€300m)

Dawn Meats co-founders Peter and John Queally control the Arrow Group (including Dawn Farm Foods) together with their brother Michael. Their businesses also include bottled water and pet food.

66. Sharon McMahon (€252m)

McMahon is another family shareholder in Dunnes Stores.

69. Niall Wall (€245m)

Wall was a co-owner of Ardagh with his brother-in-law Paul Coulson (see above).

86. The Keating family (€185m)

The children of Kepak founder Noel Keating still own the meat processing business.

160. The Keeling family (€103m)

The Co Dublin-based fruit and vegetable growers and wholesalers have jumped three places on the rich list since last year.

169. Peter and Mary Musgrave (€100m)

The Musgraves are reported to own around 15% of the retail group bearing their names, including SuperValu and Centra supermarkets.

170. Dan Browne (€99m)

A co-founder of Dawn Meats, Browne and his family are reported to own around 30% of the company.

176. Raymond Hutchinson (€96m)

Hutchinson and his family own Manderley Food Group, the Co Armagh-based company operating the Tayto brand outside the Republic.

192. Louis Ronan (€84m)

Ronan controls the veterinary pharmaceuticals company Enfer.

194. Neville Isdell (€84m)

Isdell is the former chair and chief executive of Coca-Cola.

196. Michael Herbert (€83m)

Herbert owns franchised restaurants including 145 KFC outlets.

200. Eddie Kilty (€80m)

Kilty is the former chief executive of Ardagh (see above).