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The Irish nun who left more than €10m in her will was a member of the Kidney hotel family.
Veronica Kidney, also known as Sister Francis in her order, the Franciscan Missionary Sisters, of St Joseph's, East Street, Littlehampton, England, died suddenly at her convent on September 30, 2016.
Dublin-born Sister Francis, who was one of a family of seven and known as 'Lal,' was a member of the Kidney family.
A previous generation of the family, Robert A Kidney ,of Marlborough Road, Dublin; Naomi Kidney, of Shrewsbury Road, Dublin; and George Kidney, of Dundalk, were among the main shareholders in the Jurys Hotel Group. 
Lee Kidney has hotels in  Dublin and Sligo.
According to documents lodged in the Probate Office in Dublin last week, Veronica Kidney left estate valued at €10,187,524. The Franciscan order has a convent and a 25-bed nursing home in Littlehampton, near the famous spa town of Bognor Regis.



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