Brian Dempsey (businessman)

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Brian Dempsey (born 1947)[1] is a Scottish businessman. Dempsey currently lives in Scotland after brief spells in Miami and the Caribbean[2][3] He was a major funder of the Scottish Labour Party[4] and a briefly director of Celtic FC in 1990.[3] He supported Fergus McCann's efforts to take over Celtic in the 1990s.[3] He was declared bankrupt in June 2011, with debts in excess of £10 million.[1]


  1. ^ a b Braiden, Gerry (19 August 2011). "Ex-Celtic director Dempsey declared bankrupt". The Herald (Herald & Times Group). Retrieved 20 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Smith, Thomas (7 March 2010). "Druggie Purcell flees to his pal's villa". Sunday Mirror (London: Trinity Mirror plc). Retrieved 22 July 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c Watson, Donna (6 February 2008). "Former Celtic Director Brian Dempsey In Heart Drama". Daily Record (Glasgow: Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail Ltd). Retrieved 22 July 2011. 
  4. ^ Fraser, Douglas (25 April 2007). "Brown unveils 150 names to back the Union". The Herald (Glasgow: Herald & Times Group). Retrieved 22 July 2011.