Ben Dunne

Elaine Byrne: He was a likeable rogue but Ben Dunne was also a corrupting influence on public life

The late Irish businessman did not accept the adverse findings made against him by the various tribunals but he never legally challenged them

In all the commentary since Ben Dunne’s untimely death, the precise details about his generosity to politicians in power and the actions that flowed from this indulgence were largely absent. Picture: Rollingnews